Wednesday, November 21, 2018
The signing of the Lancaster House Agreement on 21 December 1979 ended a bloody war of liberation. What was the general background to the conference? The armed struggle for the liberation of Zimbabwe intensified in the late seventies. The Rhodesian government was compelled to seek a settlement but was not prepared...
Perhaps it’s time to explore the early life of Zimbabwe’s longest serving leader as we begin a new era. Setting the scene Published in 1924, a read through the first ever “Official Year Book” for the then-Southern Rhodesia shows that year was a momentous one in the history of Zimbabwe: 29...
The year 1997 was a pivotal one for Zimbabwe as many factors coalesced into crisis. This week we discuss “Black Friday”, the day when there was a sudden drop in the value of the Zimbabwe dollar in the official auction system followed by a dramatic fall in share prices. Set...