The rims of her eyes looked swollen and red, like she had been crying. Her hair was chaotic, like she had just been out on a windy day. The multicoloured dress she wore – black, red, yellow, green, white – was speckled with what looked like soup stains. But beneath her harried exterior, I saw a beauty that overshadowed her evident predicament.
The Zodwa matter went to the censorship board. I imagine the board members drove all the way to the office in their $30,000 Ford Rangers. I imagine around the oval boardroom table was a neat row of mineral water and Mazoe Orange bottles, for them to sip on while discussing Zodwa’s weighty matters.
The X that Lobengula used to give authority to the colonisers, the same X that brought “the angel” into a sanctuary he doesn’t want to leave is the same X that can redeem the country.
ilizwi263 stands for equality for all, human rights and, in particular, the rights of women, a position which is mirrored in our content.
People laughed as they dismissed him; a mad man driving a bus? His madness was getting worse, so they said….
Playing house consisted of someone volunteering to be the mom, the dad and the rest of the cast would play varying ages of children. Costumes were very important in bringing the reality alive, and so playing the mom or daughters was a coveted role.
One day grandmother said to mother that Keresenzia was now pregnant. And mother refused to believe it. Mother said that Keresenzia was not like Sisi Rudo. Keresenzia was not pregnant.
In Africa, thinking females were discovered only some forty years ago, when Nobel prize-winning Wangari Maathai became the first woman in East and Central Africa to earn a doctoral degree
The only person who was fighting the war is the president. Even when he was living in Ghana, he was shooting the soldiers of Rhodesia from there. And even when he was in jail, he was shooting the soldiers from there.
My President is back to deliver two million jobs, to pay the civil servants their bonuses and to end the power cuts. He can fight anything. Because he is fit as a fiddle!