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ZIMBABWE: Local Ads Lack the Oomph

ZIMBABWE: Local Ads Lack the Oomph

When was the last time you came across a print, electronic or outdoor advert that grabbed your attention so much it influenced you to take action? If you find yourself scratching your head don’t...

Of Kenya, Africa and ICC

Of Kenya, Africa and ICC

Kenyan MPs recently started lobbying for the country to pull out of the International Criminal court. Beyond that they have called for the rest of Africa to do the same. Many people will say...

Facebook Privacy: Creepy data-sharing feature ‘temporarily disabled’

Facebook Privacy: Creepy data-sharing feature ‘temporarily disabled’

Facebook has now ‘temporarily’ disabled the home address and phone number sharing controversially introduced a few days ago. After the security geeks and our lot had voiced concern at the consequences of such move...

Facebook Privacy: Home address now shared with developers

Facebook Privacy: Home address now shared with developers

How many of you would give their home address to strangers? In fact I know a lot of people who will date someone and not let them know where they stay until they have...

Millers Cafe in Borrowdale Makes Me Feel Uncomfortable

Millers Cafe in Borrowdale Makes Me Feel Uncomfortable

Millers Cafe in Borrowdale opened a few months ago and I didn’t bother going. No idea why but I just never did. Then last week with a few friends we decided to see if...

Econetmail hijacks ZOL colours

Econetmail hijacks ZOL colours

Econetmail is the new thing where you can mail people using your number and yeah well they have launched it. So anyway we have always known Econet to be the blue and red company....

Harare City Council: What happened to zoning laws?

Harare City Council: What happened to zoning laws?

So the Harare City Council has often come for some serious criticism for what some might call questionable behaviour on the part of its lot. Well let’s give them some credit for effort even...

H-Metro has gone too far. Where is the Censorship Board?

H-Metro has gone too far. Where is the Censorship Board?

The infamous H-Metro has gone a bit too far in its bid to shock the Harare public. A few months ago it had a picture of a hanged person and a close-up picture at...

Michael Jackson – Michael Album Review

Michael Jackson – Michael Album Review

Till the day I die I will always be a Michael Jackson fan. He is going to retain the most important moment in entertainment in my life. That is a fact that will not...

Of men and their twisted sexual prejudices

Of men and their twisted sexual prejudices

(In this rant I speak only for heterosexual men) It is fun being a man. Well most of the time. It is annoying being accused of all the wrong in the world including things...

Zimbabwe and Botswana finally agree on something

Zimbabwe and Botswana finally agree on something

Zimbabwe and Botswana have been trading insults for a while now. Trading is not quite an exact term. Let’s say, Botswana has been hurling words at Zimbabwe for minute and Zimbabwe has generally ignored...

Facebook IPO: A Bad Idea?

Facebook IPO: A Bad Idea?

Goldman Sachs makes a lot of money and it is one of the banks that rode the wave of recession a lot better than others. Most will know that they along with Russian tech...

Ivory Coast: A Test Case for African Intervention?

Ivory Coast: A Test Case for African Intervention?

Let it be put on record that Lauren Gbagbo has embarrassed his neighbours a couple of times already. We are not worried about the rest of the world but we are talking about Ivory...

Akon’s DJ Benny Demus releases music video shot in Mbare

Akon’s DJ Benny Demus releases music video shot in Mbare

For those who don’t know who Benny Demus is, he is the DJ behind Eve and Akon. Yes he was in Zimbabwe on the Akon tour and what some of you might not know...

Mic Inity to host Capleton farewell

Mic Inity to host Capleton farewell

We got this in a bit ago. Mic Inity, arguably the crown prince of Reggae in Zimbabwe will host the official Capleton farewell at Red Fox Hotel in Greendale. Details in the flier below:

A weird Christmas in Zimbabwe

A weird Christmas in Zimbabwe

If you have been in Zimbabwe over the past couple of years you will know that bar 2008 which was almost the year of the devil, the Christmas period has been at fever pitch...