First Impressions

First Impressions

The mist thickened more and more as we drove towards the city. “Bring all your jerseys,” my brother had warned. “This place gets really cold.” I silently offered my gratitude and hoped he’d feel it in the breeze. Of course he...
An Urchin Surprise…

An Urchin Surprise…

The voice was feeble but cheerful. “Hello.” My training in cat-call management kicked in, averting my eyes even before I had figured out whose voice it was. “Nice to meet you,” the voice went on, still very feeble, still very cheerful.  Curiosity got the better of me,...
Cold World? Not in WordPress

Cold World? Not in WordPress

It’s so easy, isn’t it? It’s so, so easy to bite into the global view of an imperfect, menacing world that has no love for the human race (or just life as we know it). But if my experience in planning WordCamp Harare 2018 is anything to go by, this...
Tapiwanashe: God-Given

Tapiwanashe: God-Given

What’s in a name? Or more specifically, what’s in my name? I’ve pondered this question for the past year-and-a-half, and each time I do it, I come up with something spectacular. My name is Gamuchirai Tapiwanashe Gugulethu, last name Manhombo....
Why Most Women Fail In Tech

Why Most Women Fail In Tech

We have come a long way since gender equality was first made an issue. Doors have been opened for women to take up any career they choose, be it engineering or running an entire country. However, it is still very apparent that most women don’t actually excel in fields...