By Chimeno Azriel
“Moyo Inzenza” a new book to be launched in few hours at a local college in Harare by Zimbabwean born, Ellias Machemedze revealing the life ordinary citizens have lived since time memorial.
A prolific writer, Machemedze will unveil his latest book at Marc Hill college in Glenview 8 at 0900 hrs in Harare this Friday the event he is expecting guest both at the college and online as it will be live streamed.
His latest offering is a thought-drawn lesson novel which he believes will appeal to all Zimbabweans.
Machemedze has been in the writing industry for over 16 years and this latest offering is his fourth project and he has proved to be consistent with his writing skills as evidenced by his projects which are written in English and Shona.
Born 43 years ago in a poor family of 9 children, Machemedze was inspired into writing by his late Primary School teacher Mrs Catherine Rwenyu who spotted his writing and creativity abilities.
It was during his Secondary Education era at Zvamanyanga Secondary School where he was able to write poems which were to be read in Radio 2’s Muninga dzepfungwa program hosted by one Mary Sachikonye, Obediah Chiromo and veteran writer Aaron Chiundura Moyo.
Machemedze is also into publishing, he published his debut novel “Sarawoga” in 2004 which made him rose to fame as it won many recognitions, and the book was also made an Ordinary Level Shona set book from 2008-2011 and was later made into film and song by the late icon Oliver Mtukudzi.
He believes in upcoming budding writers and he also participate in community development projects in Harare.
He encourages the nation to come and support his latest offering which draws lessons to all the living.
“I am urging all the country fellows and writers at large to come on board to support and accept my latest offering,” said the Machemedze who promised a well arranged program on the day