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By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... In this chapter, the war ends, the guerrillas and their leaders return from exile in Zambia and Mozambique, and the fateful 1980 election is held, making Robert Mugabe and his ZANU party the overwhelmingly popular leaders of a new nation, Zimbabwe. In this context, Mapfumo struggles to maintain...
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By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
Published: 08 February 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2128-5
... Union (zapu) was the new name for the banned National Demo cratic Party (ndp), which itself was the new name for the banned Southern Rhodesia African National Congress (sranc). In 1963 the Zim- babwe African National Union (zanu) was formed by dissidents in zapu. A list of acronyms and what each one...
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By Luise White
Published: 08 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021285-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2128-5
...; zanu and, 195, 196, 206 Murphy, John, 181 82 Mutambara, Agrippah, 85, 133 Muzorewa, Bishop Abel, 7, 8, 9, 73, 144 45, 186; president, as, 197, 198, 199, 200, 202, 203 6, 208, 211, 212, 215, 217 18 Nasson, Bill, 3, 129, 136 national ser vice: after 1971, 11 14; before 1971, 10 11; desertion, 18...
Published: 08 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021285-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2128-5
... government, many party members left zapu to form the Zimbabwe African National Union (zanu). Years later this was explained by several binaries, that the split was between Shona and Ndebele peoples or between Soviet and Chinese clients. Both explanations are woefully inadequate. While the leaders of zanu...
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... Morgan Tsvangirai held a massive rally in Rufaro Stadium to proclaim the formation of a fl edgling political party, the Movement for Democratic Change (mdc). Th is party would contest Mugabe’s zanu-pf for the presidency and seats in Parliament. Mugabe and his minions branded the mdc as a front...
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By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
...-called Internal Settlement is doomed to fail, and although Mapfumo does not support it, he accepts the deal, badly damaging his reputation, particularly within the ranks of ZANU, which is emerging as the dominant force in the war, the negotiations to end it, and the political future of Zimbabwe. 5...
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By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... Mapfumo See also womad family, 146, 169, 190, 199, 214, 248, 256, Brown, Andy, 251, 259, 284, 316n6; death of, 261, 266, 287– 88; mbira used in, 96, 135– 264, 329n1; supports zanu, 254 36, 170, 179– 82, 204, 225, 235, 286, 319n14, Bulawayo, 14, 19, 34, 37, 46, 68, 96, 131, 153; 319n1...
Published: 08 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021285-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2128-5
... theory composed of surrendered guerrillas who came on side to fight for one of two parties of the internal settlement. One was Rev. Ndabaningini Sithole s zanu, so called to invoke his early leadership of the party and to distinguish it from zanu(pf), the other Bishop Abel Muzorewa s uanc, which was a po...
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By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
.... Filmmaker Simon Bright worked in Mugabe’s Department of Agriculture. Th ough he would later become a fi erce Mugabe critic, Bright calls zanu’s early agricultural program “one of the fi nest examples of land resettlement in Africa.” But seven years aft er independence, all this was beginning to...
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... what he perceives as a world music mafia also alienates potential allies. Amid this rough and tumble, Mapfumo records the song “Marima Nzara (You Have Harvested Hunger),” a harsh critique of ZANU’s violent seizure of white farms. Mapfumo’s stance, and this song in particular, creates a powerful new...
Book Chapter

By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... Morgan Tsvangirai held a massive rally in Rufaro Stadium to proclaim the formation of a fl edgling political party, the Movement for Democratic Change (mdc). Th is party would contest Mugabe’s zanu-pf for the presidency and seats in Parliament. Mugabe and his minions branded the mdc as a front...
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... Chimbetu, scion of Zimbabwean rumba, was fi ft y when he perished in a fi ery road accident not long aft er receiving a farm from the government—a gesture of thanks for his support of Mugabe’s land campaign. “zanu-pf declared him a hero,” said Th omas of Chimbetu. “Well, I think that is a...
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... at the rim of the plateau, for the surest measure of their power was the ability to make rain in the gnarled and dry lowlands. Dande is home to the Korekore people, who claim the great Nehanda among their local mhondoro spirits. Th is is why zanu guerrilla commander Mayor Urimbo traveled...
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... Mao had accompanied zanu to the Geneva talks, Kachingwe had bought him dress suits at Milton Fisher so he would look like a gentleman on Swiss streets. Now his friend was at Mugabe’s side, and Kachingwe sought his advice. “We are not angry with Th omas,” Mao reassured him, and said he would...
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By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... it, was thrown out for “lack of evidence.” Th omas’s relationship with state authorities maintained an uneasy equilibrium. He could sing about rigged elections, broken promises, and the suppression of dissent within zanu- pf. He could even seem to be hinting at delicate personal matters, yet...
Published: 16 August 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0552-0
... carries us to a time and place on the farther shore before the aids epidemic opened an abyss; before the hydroelectric dam that displaced and impoverished these villa gers was forced to cut its power output amid threatened collapse; before Mugabe and zanu- pf (Zimba- bwe African National Union Patriotic...
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By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
..., should lead the movement because, as one put it, “politics is a fi lthy, dirty, stinking game.” In Rhodesia, that game was just beginning. Th e Zimbabwe African National Union (zanu) was created in 1963, with Ndabaninge Sithole at the helm and Mugabe as one of his deputies. Sithole took pains...
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By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... beers, the Special Branch was listening and leaked word back to zanu. Th e loose- lipped assassin wound up in a shallow grave. 23. “Chemutengure” is a fascinating song, later recorded and performed by Th omas, as NOTES TO CHAPTER 2 / 301...
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By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... African studies departments of the 1970s in America, then Th omas Mapfumo will have a place in our education system.” Th e playwright and zanu minister of sports, recreation and culture added, “We will then be asking: What does ‘Bhutsu Mutandarika’ mean? What is the meaning of ‘Magobo Future...