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About That @ Econet Wireless SMS Tag

About That @ Econet Wireless SMS Tag

Loads of people have been going tits-up about Econet’s latest change to our usual comforts. This time it has to do with them appending a message with an @ Econet Wireless tag. With the...

What’s Zimbabwe’s Real Position on Homosexuality ?

What’s Zimbabwe’s Real Position on Homosexuality ?

The Nigerian parliament recently passed the Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Bill 2011 [SSMB]. This move resulted in a lot of discussions about the bill. While some people were appalled by the passing of this...

Why We Can’t Stand Christmas

Why We Can’t Stand Christmas

So it is that time of the year again when all those weird noises and decorations come out of the dusty cupboard and annoy us for 3 months. Yes, we said 3 months because...

Mavado Not Coming To Zimbabwe

Mavado Not Coming To Zimbabwe

So, Mavado will not be performing in Harare this weekend as advertised. We have been trying to get in touch with Clint Robinson of C&A and we can’t seem to get hold of him....

The Air Zimbabwe Dilemna

The Air Zimbabwe Dilemna

fox2mike /Foter The national airline Air Zimbabwe has been in the doldrums for a while now. It is in a sorry state with suspensions from IATA and planes being impounded, all for non-payment of fees...

Are Curses Real?

Are Curses Real?

Most Zimbabweans have a strong and real fear of curses and evil spirits. Curses are believed to be the work of a person who wishes harm to come to a particular person. The scary...

Morgan Tsvangirai Fined In Traditional Court

Morgan Tsvangirai Fined In Traditional Court

Morgan Tsvangirai was fined two cows, a sheep, and 10 metres of cotton cloth for marrying Locadia Karimatsenga in November. According to Zimbabwean tradition it is taboo to pay lobola in November. The sentence...

Crime Rate Down – Zimbabwe Republic Police

Crime Rate Down – Zimbabwe Republic Police

The Herald reports that the number of crimes recorded this year was 147 586 compared to 148 742 cases recorded last year. That means the rate of crime in Zimbabwe is decreasing. While that...

Tsvangirai’s Dismissal Of Chief Negomo Summons Could Hurt Him

Tsvangirai’s Dismissal Of Chief Negomo Summons Could Hurt Him

Prime Ministers Morgan Tsvangirai’s dismissal of a summons  by Chief Negomo to his traditional court for that November “marriage” to Locadia Karimatsenga may be ill-advised. In most parts of Zimbabwe, it is traditionally frowned...

Zimbabwe’s SECURICO Wins 2011 Africa Award For Entrepreneurship

Zimbabwe’s SECURICO Wins 2011 Africa Award For Entrepreneurship

It was a proud for the country as Zimbabwe’s SECURICO won the 2011 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship which came with a prize of $100,000. The company led by the pioneering Ms Divine Ndhlukula, beat...

Theatre Review: Fes’bhuku

Theatre Review: Fes’bhuku

Theatre In The Park has  had a strong 2011 after the lull in the presentation of the art-form for years for various reasons. This year alone they to staged or played host to 13...

Mr Easy Replaces Jah Cure At Red Fox Sting Fest

Mr Easy Replaces Jah Cure At Red Fox Sting Fest

Jah Cure will not be performing at the Red Fox Sting Fest as advertised due to flight issues involving getting him out of Africa for a Buju Banton benefit concert set to be held...

Abra Simzz Signs Nigerian Artist T-Rex (Audio Inside)

Abra Simzz Signs Nigerian Artist T-Rex (Audio Inside)

The ABRA Tribe has signed rising Nigerian artist T-Rex onto a production deal. According to Dubai-based ABRA T-Rex is already getting a lot of attention in his home country. He has already had one...

Mbuya Nehanda Tree Falls

Mbuya Nehanda Tree Falls

The tree where the valiant Nehanda Nyakasikana’s physical life is said to have ended at the hands of the white settlers in 1896, fell today. The tree which was situated on the corner of...

Of Teenage Boys And That Zimbabwean Maid

Of Teenage Boys And That Zimbabwean Maid

A few weeks ago, we caused a bit of a stir when we wrote on the curious case of the Zimbabwean maid and the husband. A few people couldn’t believe it and some husbands...

Have Zimbabweans Become Cultural Sponges ?

Have Zimbabweans Become Cultural Sponges ?

Zimbabwe is a pretty diverse and in most instances a dynamic society. We are known for having big hearts and warm smiles and for treating all foreigners well no matter what their race or...