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Deeper research is required if we are to understand a brutal war that turned Rhodesia into Zimbabwe

Trevor Grundy | 27 January, 2022

BOOK REVIEW   A Brutal State of Affairs – The Rise and fall of Rhodesia by Henrik Ellert and Dennis Anderson (Weaver Press, Harare, Zimbabwe, 2020 pp 412)   by…   Read more >

New book sheds fresh light on Italian war crimes in Ethiopia and the help the Pope gave to Mussolini’s fascists

Trevor Grundy | 25 January, 2022

Book Review ‘Holy War – The untold story of Catholic Italy’s crusade against the Ethiopian Orthodox Church’ by Ian Campbell (Hurst & Company, London, 449 pp) by Trevor Grundy  …   Read more >

Ruth Weiss to be honoured for her life-long service to journalism and her struggle for human rights in Europe and Africa

Trevor Grundy | 27 December, 2021

Ruth Weiss –  much honoured  German-Jewish journalist and author (Picture: Trevor Grundy, Harare, Zimbabwe 1983)   By Trevor Grundy   One of the world’s leading campaigners against apartheid in South…   Read more >

DRC-born cleric could be breath of fresh air in a church that needs to kick-start a new relationship with Britain’s ethnic communities

Trevor Grundy | 14 December, 2021

DRC-born Canon Lusa Nsenga-Ngoy will be consecrated as the new Bishop of Willesden at St Paul’s Cathedral in London on January 25, 2022   By Trevor Grundy   CANTERBURY, ENGLAND…   Read more >

Island nation to end its link with the Royal Family

Trevor Grundy | 27 September, 2021

Barbados Prime Minister, Mia Mottley:  The royal future in Australia Canada, and New Zealand is also under the political microscope of constitutionalists, politicians and religious leaders.   by Trevor Grundy…   Read more >

JAMES CHIKEREMA: An unforgettable Rumble in the Jungle long before dreams turned into nightmares in Zimbabwe

Trevor Grundy | 8 September, 2021

James Chikerema, one of the founding fathers of Zimbabwe. His massive contribution to African freedom has been air-brushed out of  official history by nervous pen – pushers and sycophantic politicians…   Read more >

White supremacist who down-loaded bomb-making instructions told to read ‘Pride and Prejudice’ to help him mend his ways

Trevor Grundy | 4 September, 2021

Gay Pride and Racial Prejudice: Jane Austen’s novel  about the upper-middle-class marriage market in England over 200 years ago , is one of the books recommended by a judge in…   Read more >

We’re not living under Stalin so why do we let literary nincompoops wave clenched fists at us?

Trevor Grundy | 24 August, 2021

“The only thing that gives these made-up decrees any authority is obeying them.” – Lionel Shriver   By Trevor Grundy   In his Introduction to the first edition of Eugene…   Read more >

Seawater eats away at St Mark’s Basilica threatening Venice and the Christian world’s greatest artworks

Trevor Grundy | 21 August, 2021

Basilica di San Marco,  with its 13th century mosaics and 125 types of rare marble.  It is an  exquisite shrine encapsulating the Venetian Republic’s vision of itself as the successor…   Read more >

Achilles in Afghanistan: Combat betrayal, liars in public places and the onset of the berserk state in former soldiers

Trevor Grundy | 19 August, 2021

Reaching Out, Battle for Hill 484 by Larry Burrows   By Trevor Grundy   The head of Britain’s armed forces, General Sir Nick Carter, has stunned former military commanders and…   Read more >