LEADERSHIP expert and author, Patson Dzamara, on Friday night launched his seventh book, Forced to Fight, during a colourful ceremony attended by MDC-T president Morgan Tsvangirai at a Harare hotel.
BY ARTS REPORTER
Dzamara is a brother to abducted MDC-T activist and human rights campaigner Itai Dzamara.
The book comes just six months after the publication of Dzamara’s fifth titled, Dear Miss, Dear Mr: Wisdom for Relationships.
The latest publication was snatched for a record $1 500 by Affirmative Action Group president Chamu Chiwanza.
Several copies were snapped up for amounts ranging between $200 and $450.
Bidders included Nelson Chamisa and Chomi Makina.
During a panel discussion conducted by television personality Tariro Makanga, guests were treated to inspirational testimonies of how the panelists were forced to fight in their own quest for success.
Guest speakers Sheila McCray from the United States and top banker Nigel Chanakira spoke of how Dzamara himself had been forced to fight to achieve success in life.
Chanakira described the book launch as “a watershed moment” for Dzamara because the number seven carried a biblical symbolism for perfection.
Tsvangirai and former Zanu PF Mashonaland West chairman Temba Mliswa endorsed the book.
The well-attended launch was graced by businesspeople, authors, clergy, motivational speakers and students.
Musicians Pastor G, Gary Tight and Baba Shupi kept the guests entertained.
The was also surprise music performance by Dzamara who belted out a piece titled Ndimi Vanhu Wangu.