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)
We were told the bond notes were the same value as the United States dollar. The money would be put together in our Foreign Currency Accounts (FCAs) but still maintain same value. Both the USD and the bond notes vanished but the numbers in our bank accounts remained
A smart aleck once said “if Africa was a bar, Zambia and Zimbabwe would be the two guys fighting over a white girl named Victoria.” (continued)
So you can imagine my initial thoughts, on December 23rd, when I walked out of my gate and saw a man begging a white motorist for a few Rand. Immediately I noticed that his English had the Shona accent…
In this video, Linda Masarira calls for action from all Zimbabweans to save their children’s future. WATCH
This morning I woke up in a frenzied panic. No! It was not because I had a nightmare. It is because I woke up thinking of that which had kept me up till way after midnight: how am I going to survive Zimbabwe with all that is happening?
I enjoyed my Easter eggs back in the day. At school, we would huddle together, as boys unwrapping the coloured foil paper. It was as if the outer colour of the foil paper meant a difference in the contents.
While I understand our Zimbabwean penchant for making jokes out of our every misfortune and calamity, I want us to stand back and look at this proposition again. We are cheering the antics of a mentally ill person… (continued)
I began university in 2012 and I have watched so many people graduate as “aircraft engineers”. I was one of them… (cont)
People laughed as they dismissed him; a mad man driving a bus? His madness was getting worse, so they said….