Chronicles Of The Dancehall Capital Of Africa #WinterABC2021

Since April 1980 when Bob Marley chartered a plane from London to Harare and brought his band and instruments along to perform at the birth of a new nation, Zimbabwe and Jamaica have shared a special relationship. Bob Marley and his band would serenade a new nation with the sweet sounds of reggae and after…

Chronicles Of A Shona Family Tree #WinterABC2021

Growing up I used to see the kids on my favourite tv shows getting assignments to illustrate their family and I thought that was so cool. I knew I wouldn’t want the assignment of making my own but seeing the work of others was just satisfying. I’m currently still younger than 30 but I have…

Chronicles Of Dreadlock Culture In Zimbabwe #WinterABC2021

It’s culture and fashion week on the Winter Afro Bloggers Challenge and today we’re talking dreadlocks. Now if you’ve been living under a rock somewhere and don’t know what dreadlocks are, they’re the spiky things Justin Bieber decided to get on his head this year. I have to point out though that white people with…

Chronicles Of Why Are We At The Office? #WinterABC2021

For a long people living with disabilities were told in various spaces that working remotely just wouldn’t workout. And for a while the HR and employers got away with this until the coronavirus said, “hold my beer”. The status quo was flipped upside down and it turned you could work just as well from as…

Chronicles Of DM For Prices #WinterABC2021

It’s Business and Tech week under the Winter Afro Bloggers Challenge and it’s only right we talk about businesses and social media. Without a doubt social media has changed how businesses operate and from the normal physical stores everything has gone online now. Social media has especially changed the business landscape in Africa. Before it’s…

Chronicles Of Living With Disability In Zimbabwe #WinterABC2021

Today’s word of the day is ableism. If you’ve wandered a bit in the woke circles then you’ve probably come across this word. Ableism is the discrimination of and social prejudice against people living with disabilities based on the belief that typical abilities are superior. At its heart, ableism is rooted in the assumption that…

Chronicles Of The Youth And Leadership #WinterABC2021

Africa is termed a young continent and not just because it has the youngest democracies in the world but Africa’s population is young. The population is vibrant and full of life, our culture is loud and full of music, our fashion and art is colourful but we’re lead by the dullest among us. Africa’s leadership…

Chronicles Of Men’s Mental Health #WinterABC2021

It’s Day 2 of Advocacy week on the Afro Bloggers Winter Challenge (WinterABC) and I’m kicking off with the word “whataboutism”, have you heard about it? Whataboutism, also known as whataboutery, is defined as an attempt to discredit an opponent’s position by charging them with hypocrisy without directly refuting or disproving their argument. A deflection…