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mic inity a whisper away from taking throne as king of Zimbabwean reggae scene

mic inity a whisper away from taking throne as king of Zimbabwean reggae scene

Men, women and anything in between all make their way to the Mannenberg Jazz Club every Wednesday for the highlight of an entertainment week to be privy to the Mic Inity experience. Now I...

rainbow towers, horror show

rainbow towers, horror show

Now that is not a title for a show at the hotel formerly known as the Sheraton. It’s not a gimmick. It’s the experience you get from going there. The only time I have...

my zimbabwe’s heroes acre shame

my zimbabwe’s heroes acre shame

So we always make fun of the ignorance of Americans about their own country but I had a horrible moment recently. When the local broadcaster Zimbabwe TV was showing the heroes of the struggle...

dstv targetted at africa’s white community?

dstv targetted at africa’s white community?

So then there are loads of us who get tuned to so much more and all that other stuff. We love the football and all that other stuff. We get tuned into the other...

civic society blocking constitutional reforms?

civic society blocking constitutional reforms?

Now work with me on this for a moment. Yes we all watched or read the news yesterday about the whole invasion by the Old Man’s supporters when the all-stakeholders conference was about to...

new constitution? what constitution?

new constitution? what constitution?

So then the so-called indaba on the forming of the new Zimbabwe constitution has started. Becoming something like Samuel Beckett play isn’t. A lot of noise but nothing happens.. again But on the streets...

women now cheaper by the dozen

women now cheaper by the dozen

Nothing surprising about the headline now is there? I sit in any one of the drinking holes and they all come in their droves. Any other day they are the ‘decent’ girls who work...

opinion in fact

opinion in fact

They say it’s like that part of yourself that everyone has. Yeah that part and don’t say it too loud or else your mother might not feel to hot about you. I have one....

another conference and a lot more hot air

another conference and a lot more hot air

No everyone will know that I am not the biggest fan of anything that is referred ti as a festival, workshop, conference or convention. I do not like them and I think they are...

A memorial for the ages

A memorial for the ages

They came in their thousands. There could easily have been a lot lot lot more but the city was smart about it. Cause how do you deal with a crowd coming to the king’s...

the king is dead, long live the king.. RIP Michael

the king is dead, long live the king.. RIP Michael

I am not sure whether to watch it or not. I have three or four channels to follow it from and I am going to watch it alone. It is an ugly moment. It’s...

police blitz on criminals in the Avenues

police blitz on criminals in the Avenues

Seems as if there was a bit of pressure from the powers that be from Central Police Station because there was a blitz on criminal activity this past week from Zimbabwe’s boys in blue(and...

Zimbabwe republic police now enemies of the people

Zimbabwe republic police now enemies of the people

Now if you’re expecting me to go into a tirade about politically motivated police brutality, I’m afraid you’ve come to the wrong door. This is about the everyday struggles of the masses against what...

My tribute to Michael

My tribute to Michael

As I write this I am still at a loss not just at what to say but what to feel as well. I am not one to say that I was the sort of...

America’s rockstar president can’t help himself

America’s rockstar president can’t help himself

So Obama smacks a fly during an interview and the whole world goes crazy for him. I mean seriously. Who does that. I don’t mean fly killing the fly because that is the norm...

tsvangirai frustrated?

tsvangirai frustrated?

SO I have been following the Prime Minister’s tour of the world and seeing what he has to say to the rest of the world about what is going on back home. And the...