Life & Love

First Lady Hosts San Kids In Vic Falls

Punching the air with excitement, children from the San community in Bulilima district are enjoying every bit of their fairy-tale visit here which has for the first time in their lives afforded them an opportunity to tour one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world, the mighty Victoria Falls …

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Man Kills Self Over Inherited Plates

Guruve based Josphat Zvitete committed suicide by hanging himself on a mango tree after a misunderstanding with his wife over inherited plates on Friday.Mashonaland Central deputy police spokesperson Assistant Inspector Naison Dhliwayo confirmed the case.“I can confirm a sudden death case in Chizanga village, Guruve where a male adult hung …

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Boy (12) Hangs Himself

A 12-YEAR-OLD boy from Bulawayo’s Pumula South suburb last week hanged himself while on his way to school.The boy, identified as Owami Mabhena, was going to school with his nine-year-old brother when he committed suicide“On April 26 at 8am, the boy from Pumula South and his younger brother, a male …

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Lockdown deepens mental health crisis

While other citizens and businesses operating in the informal sector spend hours on any given day running battles with law enforcement for violating lockdown regulations – there are some that simply break down.They cannot cope.In Zimbabwe, lockdowns come with a lot of financial strain to an already socio-economically burdened populace, …

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Cultural erosion depletes family cohesion

John Mbiti’s popular maxim “I am because we are, we are therefore I am” – which is an interpretation of Ubuntu – speaks to what is happening in Zimbabwe right now.Ubuntu is a worldview, a way of life shared by most Bantu speaking people, mostly Africans living south of Sahara.It …

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Well done Tsitsi Dangarembga

It has been a tough 2020 for many Zimbabweans, who have had to contend with a harsh economy, human rights abuses and arbitrary arrests.And to compound the troubles – along came a ravaging coronavirus pandemic.Through the commitment of such people as Tsitsi Dangarembga, to the upholding of universal human rights …

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