Tag: Gukurahundi

‘Echoing Silences’

The subtitle of this article is derived from Alexander Kanengoni’s brilliant, semi-biographical novel about the rarely discussed violence and trauma of the war of independence, Echoing Silences (Baobab Books, Harare,

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Operation Murambatsvina

Abstract In April 2005, Zimbabwe held general elections which saw the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) emerge as victors for the umpteenth time. Despite this win,

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