Zimbabweans spend hours on social media criticizing and analyzing things instead of coming up with ways of improving our country and implementing strategies for sustainable development. If moaning on social media counted in removing the evil Zanu (PF) regime, we would be celebrating right now.
When the gynaecologist finally showed up, he did a clinical examination whereby he stuck his fingers up my birth canal and told me that I was having a miscarriage and that my womb was already open.
For me, an ideal representative is one who rises from the people. Someone for whom everyone – no matter which political party they come from – can be identified to have a passion for community development, not just the hunger for power…
Lately we have seen fuel shortages return. It has also not escaped the public’s notice that more and more newly minted bond coins are appearing in the system, while fewer and fewer greenbacks are in circulation. Where is the US dollar going to?
Africans alone, spend more than $5 billion dollars on human hair every year. ($6 billion if we add synthetic hair sales). More than $5 billion! Yep! Africa, a continent with more than 40% of its population living below the poverty datum line.
By Divine Dube Each and everyone of us has a person that they relate to better than others. This person is usually one whom we share our secrets, troubles and aspirations. One of the most common credentials which endear such people to us is their
Most Zimbabweans were born after Independence and have no first hand experiences of the evilness of Rhodesia. Our view of Rhodesia; its keeps, reserves, segregation and brutality is through history books.
On the other hand our experiences with teargas, police brutality, violation of laws, unemployment, corruption and poverty are not only recent but also painful. Not once but many times over.
The belief among some Christians is that dreadlocks are un-presentable, ungodly and demonic. They are associated with ancestral spirits and are said to cause ancestral bondage from which people have to be delivered.
When I first saw the Squanda video, my immediate reaction was “maybe this is a skit. They must be acting, in order to boost Squanda’s street cred.” But no, it is not a joke.
When future generations review events of this tumultuous period, it will be obvious that the government’s import restriction was the spark that lit the fuse, but several other events had added to the rising tension: Itai Dzamara’s abduction, the loss of 20,000 jobs in August 2015, Mugabe’s admission of the misplaced $15B…