The Zimbabwe junta is swinging wildly at any hint of dissent, proving that repression under Mnangagwa is no departure from Mugabe’s rule.
When a teapot isn’t cleaned, it develops rust and a scaly build-up over time; if not cleaned regularly, it’ll make the cleaning of the teapot a much harder task than it should be. There are[…]
So my book Behind Enemy Lines and Other Stories has been out for a while now, including the audiobook version which was no easy feat to produce. I’ve been having an inordinate amount of trouble[…]
July 2016; members of Zimbabwe’s diaspora protest against Robert Mugabe in Johannesburg. Photo: Ihsaan Haffejee / Groundup Zimbabwe is a constant joke, I tell you. Nothing illustrates our hilarity more than the hullabaloo surrounding the so-called diaspora[…]
Last week, I was on Radio France Internationale (RFI) being interviewed about my book, ‘Behind Enemy Lines and Other Stories’. In this month’s Africa: Stories in the 55, Zimbabwean author Joe Ruzvidzo explores coming-of-age in[…]
I have had a long running spiritual conversation with myself, for over a decade. A massive debate, to be honest. Some time ago, I decided that gods cannot possibly exist, and even if they did,[…]
I do this thing sometimes, where I disconnect from all my personal social media accounts for a month. It’s usually when I’m under a lot of work pressure, or I need to focus all my[…]
Last night was a pretty ordinary night for HIFA. While we understand the operational challenges they’re experiencing, waiting 40 minutes for the opening show to begin wasn’t fun. The show itself was worth it, and[…]
4 March, 1980 © Adam Welz 17th April 1980 Robert Mugabe’s Zimbabwe Independence Speech – 17 April, 1980 The final countdown before the launching of the new State of Zimbabwe has now begun. Only a[…]
So a couple of months ago, I was interviewed by Deutsche Welle for their Africa Blog Report, here. I didn’t mean to laugh, I swear.
Okay, so if you’ve been under a rock, you’ve missed that I published a book on Amazon. Behind Enemy Lines and Other Stories is a free giveaway today on Amazon’s Kindle store. That means the electronic[…]
I have published a book! My tiny collection of short stories up on Amazon. Go and buy it, if you feel so inclined. “Behind Enemy Lines is a collection of stories about ordinary people and[…]