“ZUPCO is 50 cents per trip! The minibuses and mshikashika taxis charge $2 for a trip to Rimuka (2km out of town) and $3 to Ngezi. Rio Tinto Mine is $4. I travel to town and back to Rimuka daily, so you can imagine the cost per month”
Dear young lad at the bar – please don’t congratulate my husband for marrying someone in a wheelchair or commend his bravery for ‘not giving a sh*t about looks’….
They tell you that it can’t get lost inside your cervix, but it can travel further up and make removal difficult. So it helps to have strong pelvic muscles to do kegels to help shift it. And if you are overeager about yanking it out, there will be blood everywhere…
Zimbos (that is us Zimbabweans) have learnt to make a plan, work around, become resilient, all the while making jokes and laughing about the situation. Zimbos are the friendliest people you can find…
I was asked me to pull over to the side of the road. They explained that they were arresting me for the offence. I asked for my ticket but was told that they had no ticket books and couldn’t give me the ticket but would take a fine of $60, $30 for one offence and another $30 for another.
Dear Ginimbi… Scrolling through my Instagram timeline then BOOM a video on the Zimcelebs timeline of you asking a girl to show you her boobs and, yes, she shows you….
For the last two decades of his iron-fisted rule, Robert Mugabe’s mantra was “Zimbabwe will never be a colony again.” Has Mugabe’s successor reneged on the ruling party’s collective vow? Is Russia the new Great Britain?
I think of how famished for hope we were last year that most of us caressed the scars of Mugabe’s noose on our strained necks and tucked the red razors of our bloody past – unpast under our tongues, clogged the streets in our best
I remember – way back before Mugabe had killed the industries – I had a job and my office computer password was “Henry14.” Thierry Henry had no equal in his position. In fact, the less reverent Arsenal fan would say Thierry Henry was God. That is why there is a statue of him outside The Emirates Stadium.
When you do get that R30 for itaxi to Sandton you realise you don’t have that good outfit for an interview, your pumps are torn, that white shirt is cream in colour now and that skirt has lost Its blackness; it’s now a shade of maroon. After the interview, you wait… (read more)