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First Steps in The Oral Historiography of The Midlands: a Review of the Work of Harald von Sicard
For over 25 years Harald von Sicard made a sterling contribution to the history of Mberengwa and adjoining areas. By1971 he had well over 23 articles on several aspects of this area published in various languages and ...
Transculturalism in Post-independence Zimbabwean Drama: Projections of Zimbabwean Theatre at the Onset of a New Millennium.
(University of Zimbabwe Publications, 2004)
This article examines transculturalism in Zimbabwean theatre in the postindependence era. It begins with a historical background to the socio-cultural forces that shaped attitudes to cultural life, first in the colony, ...
Dynamics of Democracy and Human Rights Among the Ndebele of Zimbabwe, 1818-1934.
This thesis is at once a profound historical reconstruction of an African polity, and a deeply informed mediation on key Ndebele concepts and ideas. Throughout the thesis, the Ndebele historical experiences are consistently ...
More Than Mere Linguistics Tricks: The Socio-pragmatic Functions of Shona Nicknames Used by Shona-Speaking People in Harare
(University of Zimbabwe, 2004)
The article demonstrate how urban Shona- speakers often use nicknames as linguistics resources to perform a variety of social functions in everyday informal interactions. The intention of this article is twofold: to ...
Elizabeth Musodzi: The Catholic Woman Agent of the Gospel
The role played by Catholic African Women agents of the gospel in the propagation of the faith in Zimbabwe has not been highlighted in Catholic historiography in Zimbabwe This article focuses on Mai Musodzi of St Peters ...
Identity and democracy in pro-democracy protest theatre in Zimbabwe: 1999-2012
This study investigates a brand of theatre that is oppositional to oppression. This theatre, which this study calls protest theatre, predicates its practice upon democratic intentions and values. In Zimbabwe, some scholars ...
Translation as Problem-solving: The Case for Ndebele
Naming the Pandemic: Semantic and Ethical Foundations of HIV/AIDS Shona Vocabulary
(University of Zimbabwe Publications, 2002)
The article investigates the names that Shona-speaking people in contermporary Zimbabwe create and use in casual communication on the Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome(HIV/AIDS), the messages transmitted through these ...
THE CATHOLIC CHURCH’S RESPONSE TO POST DEATH RITUALS IN MUSAMI, 1980 – 2008: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS
The Catholic Church in Zimbabwe has addressed indigenous post-death rites to varying depth and scope.This study examined the extent to which the Catholic Church in Musami, Zimbabwe has succeeded in implementing inculturation. ...