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LitFest Harare Outreach Uplifting Young Artists

LitFest Harare, the International Literature Festival, continued its outreach programmes last week with trips to Masvingo and Bulawayo. This followed the launch of the outreach programmes when Litfest held workshops and poetry slams in the two cities in December. The activities are part of the outreach initiatives in partnership with the

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DHF

Local NGO Seeking Donations Of Stationery For Underprivileged

Deborah’s Heart Foundation (DHF) has launched an educational support donation programme to assist underprivileged school children across Zimbabwe with much needed educational resources. The organization aims to raise ten thousand exercise books, pens, pencils and rulers for the disadvantaged youths, with Mufakose and Epworth being the first implementation areas. A target

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abuse

Social Media Gender Based Violence

HURT, ABUSED, VIOLATED, REDUCED!   My heartbeat skipped, missing a rhythm. I couldn’t take it anymore. Bound by love, ordered by failure and designed by hurt. Tell me something new, unique, a story I’ve never heard before and I will be damned. I ignored the signs but it all began on my wall,

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Relationship seminar

Harare Relationship Seminar

In one of his videos, Strive Masiyiwa talked about getting a life. We have been reflecting on this statement for a while and we thought, he has definitely been talking about some of us. I think we all know these guys; who are successful, respected, rich, honoured and whom we all

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Nomad Africa Magazine

Miriro Matema Appointed Nomad Africa Managing Editor

2414 Publishing (Pty) Limited has announced Miriro Matema, as the new managing editor of its flagship magazine Nomad Africa. Matema replaces Monique Ashley Le-Coure, who left Nomad Africa after nearly six years. The announcement was jointly made last week by the Executive Publisher of the magazine, John Akinribido and the

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Female Visual Digital Network

FVDN – In Search Of The African Female Storyteller

My fascination with the written language and storytellers began at an early age. My mother who is an avid reader herself (I got it from my mama)  would leave books strewn around the house. Unable to read at the time, I would pick them up and try to make sense

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Beautiful Girl

Why Did She Stay?

(These are based on true stories and all names have been changed for the privacy of the victims.) The victim of one of the worst cases of domestic violence recorded, shared her story. A period of torture lasting 2 years. Beaten with hammers, made to sleep naked standing up and being

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Dope Little Energies by Vuyi Chaza

Hello, Where Are All The Women At?

Female Visual Digital Network is a movement that seeks to champion Zimbabwean female creatives. It offers a platform for women to be able to pioneer creative projects which will see photographers, videographers, bloggers, writers, fashion designers and graphic designers come together in a meaningful way. Founder, Vuyi Chaza, talks about its

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Slut shaming

Are They The Problem Or Is It Your Mindset?

I saw this hilarious meme the other day and it said, “Shout-out to everyone who’s had PREMARITAL SEX but can’t eat PORK because it’s a sin.” Where does this hypocrisy come from lol? How can anyone then judge? Is there a better sin? Today I want to talk about one of societies

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