Feminism And Gay Rights

This week’s 263Chat on Sexism in Zimbabwe reminded me of a woman I know. She’s a “gender activist” and women’s rights campaigner. She’s a working mother and a devout Christian. She’s also a raging homophobe. So while she rages for…

Mbare residents fight off “dirt” tag

Over the years the suburb of Mbare in Harare has become known as an area associated with dirt. However, residents in the suburb have teamed up to clean their area through a City of Harare and Oxfam led initiative of anti-litter monitors.…

Avelgood Apps announces 10 millionth download

Avelgood Apps is a mobile apps development firm based in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. According to the company, its apps have now been downloaded a cumulative 10 million times. Avelgood published its first app, a flashlight app, on Nokia Ovi Store…

Residents vandalise sewer system  

By Staff Reporter Bulawayo United Residents’ Association has expressed concern over ward 29 residents who artificially cause sewer blockages in order to get “free” water supplies for their gardens. Ward 29 BURA representative,…

The hardest part.

The hardest part about living in a high density suburb is not the electricity, neither is it the water that is rarely ever available even though the bill couldn’t care less whether or not you have a green lawn, laced on the edges with a…