I got this message in my inbox two days ago, after my post declaring myself the Queen of Kutanda Botso and showing Zimbabweans how it is done in style. Would I forgive my "mother" if she came and asked for forgiveness? Well, the answer to that is rather complicated. Firstly I do not want her … Continue reading Jean, If Your Mother Was To Say Sorry, Would You Forgive her?
This is an article for Zimbabwe only. God, I should have written this essay in the Zimbabwean tongue Shona, but unfortunately or rather fortunately, I can not write the tongue perfectly, neither can I read it fluently or understand it well, my eyes itch each time I try to read anything in Shona. And I … Continue reading Dear Zimbabwe, This Is How Kutanda Botso Is Done, In Global Style
A few weeks ago there was a misunderstanding on Zimbabwe social media about lobola, the women thought that the Government had ruled that lobola had been banished, prompting a wild panic among the Zimbabwean women. The women of Zimbabwe were crying that they cannot be married "for free", whatever that means. The craziest thing about … Continue reading Why Zimbabwean Men Should Not Pay Lobola For Non Virgins
Lock-down or self isolation caused a lot of people to commit suicide, the latest being playboy multi-millionaire Steve Being who killed himself yesterday after becoming depressed because of self-isolation. The global lock-down was a massive sudden change to our lifestyles, a lot of people out there love partying, socializing and being around people, so I … Continue reading Why I Am Sad That Lockdown Is Coming To An End
So today Google doodle honoured and celebrated the national musical instrument of Zimbabwe, the Mbira, as Zimbabwe culture week begins. Zimbabweans are well chuffed that google acknowledged their cultural week, and they took to social media hashtagging #ProudlyZimbabwean in response to the Mbira google doodle. By the way, before I get into my article, let … Continue reading As Google Honours Zimbabwe Cultural Week, I Am Yet To Meet Just One Zimbabwean Who Is Not Ashamed Of Their Culture
Today this morning I woke up to one of the most touching messages I have ever received. It was from a Zimbabwean man, I will call him Jonathan. Because of the message he sent me, I could not do my usual Sunday blog, I knelt down and said a prayer for Jonathan. I always believed … Continue reading Dear Jonathan, My You Have The Faith To Cross Over To Paradise
Dear World Zimbabwe has a traditional cloth. The Kingdom has its own version of Kente, called the Retso Fabric. It is a fabric that a lot of Zimbabweans are afraid to wear or even be associated with. Because of the dark spiritual significance of the retso fabric, those who still wear this piece of fabric in … Continue reading Why Zimbabweans Are Afraid Of Their Traditional Retso Cloth