The Shangani Patrol, Alan Wilson

The Shangani Patrol, Alan Wilson

It was my good fortune to enjoy for seven years an intimate association with CecilJohn Rhodes, who Was not only the most remarkable man I have ever known, but, taking him all in all, the most thoroughly to be admired. I […]
The Birth of Lobengula’s Bulawayo

The Birth of Lobengula’s Bulawayo

On September 12 1868, King Mzilikazi of the Ndebele state died and his remains were put in a cave at Entumbane, on the northern peripheries of the Matopo Hills. It was not clear who would ascend the throne. The heir […]
Trail Guide to Khami Ruins by E.G. Hughes

Trail Guide to Khami Ruins by E.G. Hughes

INTRODUCTION The area around Khami has a long history of occupation. Stone Age hunter-gatherers lived in the area long before the stone walls belonging to the Iron Age town were built. By the end of the first millennium A.D. a […]
History of Thomas Meikle

History of Thomas Meikle

History of Thomas Meikle, Businessman and Entrepreneur Thomas Meikle affectionately known as Tom, Tom was one of the three Meikle Brothers who founded a company in Rhodesia (now known as Zimbabwe), he was regarded as a remarkable man, a very […]
NUST in Pictures,  Bulawayo

NUST in Pictures, Bulawayo

Administration Building Students Students  “South Wing” Faculty of Commerce   “West Wing” Faculty of Commerce   “West Wing” Faculty of Commerce  Students students students
Freedom of the Bulawayo City

Freedom of the Bulawayo City

Freedom of the City of Bulawayo : Freedom of the city Whenever we hear of the Freedom of a city being bestowed on someone, the question invariably arises “What exactly does it mean and what civic benefits does the recipient […]
History of Father Peter Prestage

History of Father Peter Prestage

Father (Fr.) Peter Prestage, born and educated in London England, he joined missionary work of the Jesuits in Africa, working first in South Africa then Zimbabwe. He witnessed the Ndebele raid on Victoria (Masvingo) on the 9th of July 1893, and […]
Sidojiwa Khumalo: Prince of the Matabele

Sidojiwa Khumalo: Prince of the Matabele

Sidojiwa Khumalo was born at Nsindeni in about 1888, the youngest of the four ‘royal’ sons of Lobengula who survived into the White Settler Occupation period. His mother was Ngotsha, a sister of Lozigeyi Dhlodhlo, she was presumably one of […]
Solusi University, Bulawayo

Solusi University, Bulawayo

Solusi University Sign Hall Main Administration