Smile Dube Reviews Benjamin Sibanda’s ‘When Freedom Came’


Economics professor Smile Dube reviews Benjamin Sibanda’s debut novel When Freedom Came, which is set in Zimbabwe after 1980. Starting in the 1970s, when young university students left the then Rhodesia to pursue their education in England, the book covers the life of a young man who has returned to a newly independent Zimbabwe, to…

The Release of Ruth Marimo’s “OUTsider”


Scout Publishing has announced the release of Ruth Marimo’s memoir, Outsider: Crossing Borders, Breaking Rules, Gaining Pride.  The release date is April 11, which is the National Day of Silence (USA). Ruth Marimo, a Zimbabwean writer, shares a story of surviving abuse, fighting deportation, and coming out as a lesbian. As a writer, Ruth Marimo continues to…