Creatives at work.

when you work with other creatives, fun is a must! #workgang #titjitjebanu#kupechallenge

Heartwarming stuff.

After I spoke at a Public Discussion on Women Artists Challenging the Status Quo yesterday, the amazing Dr. Ericah Gwetai (a seasoned educationist and prolific writer) came up and said as I spoke she was reminded of her (literature goddess) daughter, the late Dr. Yvonne Vera. We went on to speak a bit more about…

Visit Beautiful Zimbabwe

First of all… I live in an amazing country! Through this blog, Ijust want to show off the stuff you might not hear from international media about, my country. Away from the crazy politics and inflation; there is a warm, resilient and peace-loving people. Zimbabwe is a Southern African landlocked country with a population of…

A Prayer for Africa.

Beloved Africa I pray for you I pray to the Gods above I pray to the ancestors below I pray to everything we hold sacred in this life I pray that you may in our lifetime rise up Rise up like a phoenix from the ashes Rise up and claim your place at the table…

STRENGTH

I am told I was born quiet, The sunburnt expat European doctor had to slap me a few times Only then did I let out a cry And I have not been quiet since. I was born to my parents after they had suffered some losses; A couple stillbirths, And babies that just would not…

My mother, Queen Sheba.

‘Every mother leaves her footprints‘ – African Proverb My mother was born in Filabusi (Wanezi Mission Clinic) on the 24th of March 1954 to Simon Dube and Margaret Mafu. She was their number 1 of of 8 children (4 boys and 4 girls). From all the stories I’ve heard about her, she was headstrong from…

WE WILL NEVER FORGET

  Saturday the 23rd of June 2018 started as another day. What was supposed to be off work, became a working day thanks to a text from a colleague in current affairs. I had a prior engagement that was set for 8am which could not be cancelled and I communicated that with my colleague and…