Tag: Mbuya Nehanda

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Mbuya Nehanda monument: The story behind genius architecture

Mbuya Nehanda monument: The story behind genius architecture

The structural steel for the bridge on Mbuya Nehanda’s statue consists of 58 tonnes of steel, 480 cubic metres of premix concrete, 450 panels of gla ...
The Mbuya Nehanda magic wand 

The Mbuya Nehanda magic wand 

Source: The Mbuya Nehanda magic wand | The Standard My Dear People, The past few days have been quite eventful, phew, I can’t even keep up. ...
Zim team leaves for UK

Zim team leaves for UK

Debra Matabvu THE National Museums and Monuments of Zimbabwe (NMMZ) is preparing to dispatch a team of experts to the United Kingdom to assess a ...
Heroism can never be shoved down Zimbabweans’ throats, as each citizen has the right to choose whom to revere, and whom not to revere

Heroism can never be shoved down Zimbabweans’ throats, as each citizen has the right to choose whom to revere, and whom not to revere

The past week, after the official unveiling of Charwe Nyakasikana's (the spirit medium of Mbuya Nehanda) statue in the capital Harare, has reignited h ...
Britain keen to return Mbuya Nehanda’s skull

Britain keen to return Mbuya Nehanda’s skull

Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage Minister Kazembe also underscored the importance of returning the head that was stolen by the British colonial se ...
Mbuya Nehanda is not a national hero

Mbuya Nehanda is not a national hero

This epistle must be understood as an accurate historical narrative, and nothing more. The truth is that Nehanda was not a national figure but local f ...
‘Mbuya Nehanda not a national heroine’

‘Mbuya Nehanda not a national heroine’

BY TATENDA CHITAGU A LOCAL historian has said government erected Mbuya Nehanda’s statue for political expediency, distorting history since the ...
Mudede Arrested For Opposing Erection Of Mbuya Nehanda Statue – Mawarire 

Mudede Arrested For Opposing Erection Of Mbuya Nehanda Statue – Mawarire 

NPF spokesperson Jealousy Mawarire has claimed former Registrar-General Tobaiwa Mudede was arrested for his opposition to the erection of Mbuya Neha ...
Anger in Zimbabwe at Nehanda statue amid collapsing economy

Anger in Zimbabwe at Nehanda statue amid collapsing economy

Source: Anger in Zimbabwe at Nehanda statue amid collapsing economy | Global development | The Guardian Criticism of priorities as tribute to l ...
Mbuya Nehanda didn’t sacrifice her life for this pungent rot by Zimbabwe ruling elite – if her “bones” are to “rise”, then it hasn’t happened yet 

Mbuya Nehanda didn’t sacrifice her life for this pungent rot by Zimbabwe ruling elite – if her “bones” are to “rise”, then it hasn’t happened yet 

I am one of those people who awards immense and unquestionable respect to all our true and genuine heroes and heroines - whether those who have sacrif ...
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