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 had a few bars and nightclubs in Norton. After the closure of the famous Sagonda hotel, Norton was peacefully sleepy and we would freely walk around the streets. Then came Dadza with his hell-hall called Club Appleyard.
Up until 2008, Babamukuru was a very strong man. He would ride on his ‘black horse’ bicycle for often long distances. A great farmer, an accomplished builder, a stylish cobbler, and an outstanding iron-smith, he was a very innovative and practical man. Babamukuru was a jack of all trades.
From a young age I have always had peers looking up to me, or asking me for help in one way or another. This constantly reminds me that I have something that not every young person has…
I’ve been wondering, a lot, about all that’s going on in Zimbabwe. You read the news, you hear from friends and relatives, and you get the picture. And, naturally, you start imagining the kinds of solutions that could end the cyclical pain and suffering…
In this video, Linda Masarira calls for action from all Zimbabweans to save their children’s future. WATCH
“A couple of grade seven girls said to me oh my gosh, why aren’t you wearing a bra? You look so disgusting! I was so broken. It still gets me so emotional”
Vivid images of the smiles, hugs and greetings that passed around room on the first day of the conference still warm my heart to this day. These were young people who regarded each other as brothers and sisters, in spite of the geographic and cultural divides that classified each of them as strangers.
If he slaps you, walk away. If he pushes you around, walk away. If he beats you up – even if it is just once – walk away. By staying, you enable him.
I began university in 2012 and I have watched so many people graduate as “aircraft engineers”. I was one of them… (cont)