Tag Archives: diaspora

Mugabe stole my Valentine – why I hate February

Valentine’s month is the most tortuous 28 days on the calendar. The inane commercials, the red and black clad professional women, the bouquets of roses carried proudly from offices, more for exhibitionism than the need to take them home…

Absentee mothers in the Diaspora

Aunt Rhoda is right, you do need to bond with your children, but proximity is not indicative of intimacy. There are plenty of ways in which parents can make it work long distance with their children

Diaspora versus motherland

An estimated four million Zimbabweans live in exile. Guest blogger Spiwe Harper examines the polarity between the Diaspora community and those living in Zimbabwe. The long distance that separates the people in the Diaspora from our kinsmen back home has, over the years, slowly but