As we today celebrate African unity, TIA writer Philani Nyoni pays homage to the historical figures and gods who have shaped our identity as a continent and as a people
On the 9th of April two iconic artworks fell in Africa. The first was a statue older than the First World War and the second a set of paintings by Zimbabwean artist Owen Maseko which had been under arrest for five years
When Europeans arrived in Africa they found it upon themselves to bring us commerce and civilization. However, Africa had its own forms of commerce, science, art and other measures of civilisation long before the arrival of the colonisers
Jacob Zuma recently announced South Africa would undergo land redistribution. A commendable move, however, it would be prudent of them to take lessons from Zimbabwe
A journalist turned activist who demanded Mugabe’s resignation is missing and feared dead
From the guy who told Blair to keep his England then complained about sanctions, orders weapons when he is losing an elections, made a grown man sit in an imaginary chair for 5 years, here are 5 classic moments of the year…
The season of imbibing is upon us, but me, I won’t spend a single cent on booze. I’ll be scavenging at parties and listening to stories told by Zimbabweans back from South Africa about how awesome Mzansi is and how awful Zimbabwe is, like we care.
If this writing thing doesn’t work out I might be joining Il Divo (those guys look like they get laid a lot) and be taking groupies back to my hotel room for umpholokoqo. Or I might just start a church and get rich quick instead of dying trying…
The God we have been taught to serve is not only alien to us but also harmful, we must kill him and in his stead raise one who has our best interests at heart.