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.”

Patriarchy-A Common Attribute Of Our Culture.

#day14 #WinterABC2020 #afrobloggerswinterchallenge The domination of men in all spheres of life and decision making is the essence of patriachy. It is unfortunate that this is not only a community level problem but a national and African problem and a tendency that is amplified by its proximity to our African Culture . It is soContinue reading “Patriarchy-A Common Attribute Of Our Culture.”

My Ode to the African President l Wish to Meet.

The African personality l care to meet with is Paul Kagame , the President of the Republic of Rwanda. The Chairperson of the East African Community. According to his website , he led and commandered from the beginning in 1990, the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF), he led the struggle to liberate Rwanda. The RPF haltedContinue reading “My Ode to the African President l Wish to Meet.”

In the Kings Kraal

#Day12 #WinterABC2020 #afrobloggerswinterchallenge Wild was the applause and ululation as the head Kingpraiser ulogised upon the second Ndebele king , the poet danced up and down as he chanted and danced belly protruding forth – Gee! ee ! yebo Nkosi ! The one who grew up in the Amashlogoshlogo regiment , Inyoniyamashlanga, Son of MzilikaziContinue reading “In the Kings Kraal”

The Bedrock Of Africanism-Our Proverbs.

#day11 #WinterABC2020 #afrobloggerswinterchallenge I am of Sotho origin from Matebeleland South in Zimbabwe with a Ndebele mother, raised in a predominately Shona environment in Mashonaland , who learnt Shona in primary school and now lives among the Nambiya , Batonga and Lozwi in Matebeleland North and , so , to do my Zimbabwean proverbs inContinue reading “The Bedrock Of Africanism-Our Proverbs.”

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