When I was about four, I witnessed something hauntingly gruesome that I can never erase from my memory even if I tried. My friends and I were playing by the small dust road overlooking our neighbours’ house. Right there, with my four year old eyes, I witnessed…
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.
So, last December, I went to Kariba – my hometown – and saw it for myself; and indeed, the water levels have dropped drastically.
Sexual harassment towards women in public places comes in many forms from explicit slurs to those pestering demands for a woman’s name and telephone number. On that one, a lot of our Nigerian brothers take the cup.
Khanyi Gumpo pays tribute to a super heroin from whom she derives inspiration… Have you ever found yourself unemployed, broke and at the verge of homelessness in a harsh foreign country, with no kith and kin to whom you can say, “Gogogoi ndauyawo pano?” That