Obed Mutezo

The Mudzimu Christian Nationalist

Ndabaningi Sithole


The book is out of print.


This is the story of Obed Mutezo, one of the many Rhodesian Africans of humble beginnings and humble station in life' who have found themselves in conflict with white supremacy. Mutezo was a minor district official in the mAfrican nationalist movement before it was banned. Because of his opposition to Rhodesia's racist policies Mutezo was harassed by the authorities, put on trial for his life, tortured and put on indefinite detention without trial.


The author of this moving biography, the Reverend Ndabaningi Sithole, drew upon his own Christian professional background, and his achievements as a political party leader, in depicting the experience of one of his followers. - Eno J. Usoro, The Journal of Modern African Studies


Ndabaningi Sithole was the founding president of ZANU, the party that Robert Mugabe now leads.