THE PATRIARCHY SERIES-When Matriarchs Enable Patriarchy.

Powerful men are usually political figures , religious leaders , academics and business leaders. Patriarchy is when all decisions and power solely rests with the male figurehead in a family, society, institution or nation. Patriarchs do find solace in a type of matriarchal behaviour that enables and perpetuates their behaviour . Matriarchs like patriarchs areContinue reading “THE PATRIARCHY SERIES-When Matriarchs Enable Patriarchy.”

THE PATRIARCHY SERIES Patriarchy-The Young Men’s Hurdle.

In most instances the impact of the male figurehead is clearly exhibited by the experiences women encounter with those of the male species. However a hidden effect of patriarchy is experienced by young men. Boys and young men suffer in silence yet also carry the brutal effects of patriarchy , one might ridicule this observationContinue reading “THE PATRIARCHY SERIES Patriarchy-The Young Men’s Hurdle.”

Period poverty needs a truth revolution in Africa!

#day21 #WinterABC2020 #afrobloggerswinterchallenge Today is the penultimate day in the winter African blogging challenge.Today we were asked to revamp an old story and bring it to life. I have revamped my post that was initially called Period Poverty needs a truth revolution in Zimbabwe.This is an issue dear to my heart and it is alsoContinue reading “Period poverty needs a truth revolution in Africa!”

Of My Life Changing Event- A Culmination Of Events.

#day20 #WinterABC2020 #afrobloggers I recently took stock of a culmination of events leading to an event that has changed the trajectory of my life and those around me. I have always valued the concept of civic duty not necessarily in the context of exercising my democratic right to vote , which is important but ratherContinue reading “Of My Life Changing Event- A Culmination Of Events.”

My five favourite songs-‘ Wanna be starting something?’

#day19 #WinterABC2020 #afrobloggerswinterchallenge Back in the 90’s in high school l was part of a group of high school girlfriends who loved hanging together but all loved different music. We shared food and our misguided love for all things American. We collected pictures of our favourite stars and stuck them in special notebooks. We savedContinue reading “My five favourite songs-‘ Wanna be starting something?’”

The Sound Of The Hilly Place

#day18 #WinterABC2020 #afrobloggerswinterchallenge They had tried everything. They had hoped for the best. They kept on believing that the best would happen to them. Thiers was a fairy tale that needed to end well. Tichatonga had swept Aunt Nomsa’s heart from the day he set his eyes on her beautiful well sculpted African body. HisContinue reading “The Sound Of The Hilly Place”

Afrophobia Has No Place ln Modern Africa.

#day17 #WinterABC2020 #afrobloggerswinterchallenge #Africawillrise I do feel sad that l would have loved to write a more alluring post about a particular current affairs issue with a more enduring impact on popular culture than a piece on Afrophobia. I did not want to write about a difficult subject but l am compelled first as aContinue reading “Afrophobia Has No Place ln Modern Africa.”

Connecting The Dots Between Fear And Loss To Find Hope.

#day16 #WinterABC2020 #afrobloggerswinterchallenge A relationship exists between fear and loss. Either one can precede the other-loss leading to fear or fear leading to loss. I had my moment a few years back , but l learnt a valuable lesson. Loss is part of the human deoxyribonucleic acid but fear does not have to become aContinue reading “Connecting The Dots Between Fear And Loss To Find Hope.”

Matters Of My Heart-The Access To Equitable Education By girls And Women ln Rural Areas.

#day15 #WinterABC2020 #afrobloggers #afrobloggerswinterchallenge I am very passionate about the access to equitable education by girls and women , more so for the girl and woman in rural areas. There is a convergence of issues that women and girls face whose only possible emancipation from this nexus is the access to equitable education . TheContinue reading “Matters Of My Heart-The Access To Equitable Education By girls And Women ln Rural Areas.”

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