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Festo Mkenda SJ

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Festo Mkenda is a Jesuit from the East African Province. He obtained his DPhil from Campion Hall, University of Oxford, specialising in African political history. He was the director of the Jesuit Historical Institute of Africa (JHIA) in Nairobi, Kenya . He is currently on sabbatical in St. Louis, USA and preparing for a teaching assignment.

REVIEW — Man in the Middle: A Memoir

Fr Fidelis Mukonori SJ's memoir gradually reveals the many layers of Zimbabwe’s liberation struggle, from leaders in exile to women and men on the war front, and to simple villagers who hid and fed those fighting. Festo Mkenda SJ reviews the story of the Jesuit priest who mediated Robert Mugabe's exit in what was one of the biggest moments in Zimbabwe's history,

REVIEW — Missionary Martyrs of Rhodesia and Zimbabwe, 1976-1988

Missionary Martyrs of Rhodesia and Zimbabwe, 1976-1988  by Ted Rogers SJ is an account of thirty Catholic missionaries who were brutally killed in Zimbabwe between 1976 and 1988. Festo Mkenda, SJ looks at the new publication which includes some personal experiences

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REVIEW — Missionary Martyrs of Rhodesia and Zimbabwe, 1976-1988

Missionary Martyrs of Rhodesia and Zimbabwe, 1976-1988  by Ted Rogers SJ is an account of thirty Catholic missionaries who were brutally killed in Zimbabwe between 1976 and 1988. Festo Mkenda, SJ looks at the new publication which includes some personal experiences

REVIEW — Man in the Middle: A Memoir

Fr Fidelis Mukonori SJ's memoir gradually reveals the many layers of Zimbabwe’s liberation struggle, from leaders in exile to women and men on the war front, and to simple villagers who hid and fed those fighting. Festo Mkenda SJ reviews the story of the Jesuit priest who mediated Robert Mugabe's exit in what was one of the biggest moments in Zimbabwe's history,

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