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David Mungoshi

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Come softly to me

A poem by David Mungoshi ©2015 Come softly to me sweet dewdropLike the rain after a prolonged lullLike sweet nothings from a whispering breeze Walk gently by my sideHold my hand like you’ll never let goLike one whose dream has come true Make life a perpetual walk in the parkMake it a song about never-ending … Continue reading

What Simon Did (And I Didn’t Do)

A poem by David Mungoshi

Tributes To Tuku

Compiled by Editor Tuku Farewell Samanyanga: Tribute from Thomas Mukanya Mapfumo, close friend and fellow Zimbabwean musician. In Zimbabwe we say Wafa Wanaka. But this is a generic phrase normally used for one whose good works are hard to put together after he has gone. With Tuku, we say matipa matitorera. We were given and … Continue reading

Mungoshi shines in Ghana

By Constance van Niekerk, S.A OUR very own David Mungoshi is among the fourteen prominent writers of Africa presented with The Grand Patron of the Arts Award by The Pan African Writers Association (PAWA) in Accra, Ghana recently. The award-giving ceremony was held on the occasion of the 24th International Day of the African Writer … Continue reading

Zim’s veteran musician

Jackson Phiri, originally from Ncheu in Malawi is a veteran musician of the 70s and 80s, still musically relevant this day. He resides in the small town of Norton near Zimbabwe’s capital city. He is affectionately known as Abale. A year ago he featured in NAMA Winner, prolific Author,Afrique Beat Editor and former University of … Continue reading

Tendayi Gahamadze: Zimbabwe’s Cultural Activist and Ambassador Par Excellence

David Mungoshi; Harare, Zimbabwe Equivocation is one of the most demeaning by-products of cultural syncretism and assimilation. In attempting to belong to a perceived new world people find themselves struggling, unsettled and directionless like the blind worm. This, without exception, has been the fate of all subjugated people’s the world over. That is how whole … Continue reading

Watch “What Simon Did (And I Didn’t Do)” on YouTube

A poem by Zimbabwean NAMA winner, author, actor, editor, poet and lecturer at the University of Zimbabwe; David Mungoshi. What Simon Did (And I Didn’t Do): http://youtu.be/D_h3IUkmDB4

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Connie V

Connie V

Constance van Niekerk, (Connie V) is a South African-based Zimbabwean-born creative writer, poet, music lover, spoken word artist, freelance writer, blogger and educator. She has contributed to several anthologies and published her own collection, Echoes of My Heart: A Poetry Collection available for purchase on all Amazon Stores Worldwide. She is also Editor at ZimOnlineNews. Follow her on Twitter : @convanniekerk Connect with her on Facebook and Linkedin.

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