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.
Every member of the community who was older than you had to be respected, and it would not be surprising if the neighbour decided to pull you back in line with a firm slap to the face when you were found on the wrong side of the law.
Every time I heard about prisoners, I always developed feelings of hatred towards them and believed they are right where they deserve to be. I was one of the people who believed that criminals should pay for their crimes in the hardest of ways because of the discomfort that they cause in society.
If a female intern wore a short dress, during diary meetings it became the norm that one of the editors would insist that you bend down to switch on the desktop CPU on the floor.
I met one of my university classmates and we were discussing the hardships we were facing. He told me that he is prepared to do anything for a living, even dancing for the Zimdancehall guys as long as he is being paid.
We are living at a time where most survive hand to mouth and the prospect of saving for the next month, talk less for bride price is reserved for the highly principled, prayerful , economic and employed with benefits.
Nowadays, of course, with Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and all the constantly online applications, kids have access to everything… Now we can talk to anyone anytime, and send them pictures of literally anything.
Henry Masinire (78) grew up accustomed to backbreaking manual work. He uses the money he earns from digging wells to buy food, clothes and to pay school fees for his grandchildren
If was a Member of Parliament or president of the country, would I say no to owning a farm?
Over the last few years this practice has become so common that we don’t even bat an eyelid when it happens. We accept it as a norm and go about our daily business.