Author: Angus Shaw

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Thinking too much

We have a local word in these parts: ‘kufungisisa.’ Literally in the Shona language it means ‘thinking too much.’ But it is also the accepted word for the condition we...

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Cholera can’t kill his music

The government claims the latest cholera epidemic is under control. It’s no consolation to the family, friends and colleagues of eminent musician, composer and choirmaster Rodwell Samkange who has succumbed...

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Same old, same old?

Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU PF Politburo met and appointed most of the dropped ministers from the previous Cabinet as full time party officials in eleven party departments, presumably on good pay...

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Here we go again. Another shocker.

The August holiday period is often called ‘the silly season’ when newsmakers are away from their posts. Nothing much happens so the newspapers and airwaves are filled with stories that...