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The Endless Journey: From a liberation struggle to driving emerging technologies in Africa | Jabulani Simbini Dhliwayo

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The Endless Journey is a story of one man’s journey from a revolutionary to a renowned ICT [Information and communications technology] professional. It is written with great honesty, incorporating pathos and humor intended to ease some of the heart-breaking and chilling accounts. It is an interesting perspective of a slice of African history that has seldom been recorded in such a personal way. The book elaborates the author’s life as a poor black man in racially segregated Rhodesia and his subsequent journey from Rhodesia to join Robert Mugabe’s liberation movement in Mozambique.

While in Mozambique, he lived in the refugee camps which were constantly under attack by the Rhodesians resulting in the death of his sister and thousands of others. When it was decided that the author would have to swap weapons for books, he ended up in Sierra Leone where he graduated with a bachelor of science degree in physics and went back to Zimbabwe. Circumstances in Zimbabwe that saw the deterioratio…