Arthur Chatora

About the Author Arthur Chatora

Arthur Chatora is a Journalist based in Harare. Chatora is a graduate of Rhodes University in Grahamstown.

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Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart named in BBC’s 100 stories that shaped the world

Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart has been named in BBC’s 100 stories that shaped the world, making it into the top 5. BBC Culture asked writers around the globe to pick stories that have endured across generations and continents – and changed society. Other great African literary works on the list include Tsitsi Dangarembga’s Nervous Conditions, and Children of Gebelawi written by Egyptian novelist Naguib Mahfouz.

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Legendary Zimbabwean artist Oliver Mtukudzi to perform on board fastjet’s flight between Harare and Victoria Falls

It’s not everyday that an international musician performs for passengers on board. Travellers on a fastjet flight from Zimbabwe’s capital Harare to the resort town of Victoria Falls are in for an unforgettable experience today with superstar Oliver Mtukudzi. The legendary artist will perform at 34 000 feet, delivering an intimate performance as part of a promotion.

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South Africa: The end is nigh for President Jacob Zuma as ANC confirms his recall

The seemingly impossible has happened, the African National Congress (ANC)’s National Executive Committee (NEC) has confirmed that it has recalled President #JacobZuma, signalling the beginning of the end of President Zuma’s interminable term as president of South Africa. “The decision of the #ANCNEC to recall Cde Zuma is final. It can’t and will not change. We will treat Cde Zuma with dignity and we will not humiliate him” ANC Secretary General Ace Magashule said.

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End of an era: President Robert Mugabe on the verge of losing power

Zimbabwe’s President, Robert Mugabe is on the verge of losing power. All the 10 Zanu-PF party’s provinces have resolved that Mugabe should step down as President of Zimbabwe and President and First Secretary of the party. Zimbabweans are participating in a massive anti-Mugabe demonstration. While the future remains uncertain, what has galvanised Zimbabweans, and is being celebrated is the imminent fall of a many viewed as a dictator. This is certainly the dawn of a new era.