To Be The Parent You Wish You Had

To Be The Parent You Wish You Had

It’s not uncommon for children to blame their parents for their problems. This blame usually carries on to adulthood. In Zimbabwe, it is counter-cultural to voice out our qualms, so we silently (and sometimes verbally – to friends and other family members) make...
A Grant, A CMS and AfCFTA

A Grant, A CMS and AfCFTA

Earlier this year I had the privilege of attending the 2019 instalment of the CMS Africa Summit in Cape Town. Because I was volunteering to help, I got a chance to meet some incredible people, including the TYPO3 team. Spending a few days with these people taught me...
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,...
Just One…

Just One…

Last year (man, 2018 is already last year?!) I had only ONE resolution: to take care of my natural hair with as much TLC as I could give. That included not using a comb. I remember a friend of mine saying they’d call EMA on me. And at the time, they had a valid...