I grew up in a home with two older brothers and no sister. My father always says that he is glad he didn’t have any girls because, in his words, vana vasikana vanonetsa (girls are difficult). He would always echo this sentiment when we heard about how the girl next door fell pregnant at fifteen … More Virgin or Not: I Couldn’t Care Less.
When thinking about this article I went and did some research on the perceptions of black beauty. What I discovered is something I already knew: black people in my society and many around the world favour lighter shades of dark skin as compared to darker shades. This is called colourism. But what I also discovered … More Celebrating Dark Skin: Lupita Is Not Enough.
I come from a very small sugar estate in the low veld of Zimbabwe called Triangle. I called Triangle home for 18 years of my life. I never really thought about what home meant to me until I left Triangle, three years ago. Home before I left was my bedroom, with my desktop computer and … More Home Is Where Your Heart Is.
If I am to describe my experience at African Leadership Academy (ALA) in one word: cataclysmic. In 2012 my teacher called me into her office and asked if I had ever heard about the African Leadership Academy. I told her that it was the school that two of my former school mates had gone to. … More The African Leadership Academy: A Worthwhile Journey
Sometimes the greatest loves are those that never happen. I find myself giving some really good advice to my friends-if I do say so myself about the topic. They sometimes take it and in the end things end well for them, they get over the break up, they learn to love themselves again or they … More About Love.
We both have baggage, ugly and messy We both have been scarred, deeply But now, we bury the ghosts that have been haunting us. Keith T S Mundangepfupfu
Learning to unlearn pain is difficult, Learning to love again is harder. Keith T S Mundangepfupfu
This week President Mugabe was named as the African Union Chair. As I was sitting and wondering how my fellow Zimbos felt about this, (scrolling down my Facebook Timeline) I found the paradoy above. This parody made my day, I laughed and found myself drenched in nostalgia. I thought of all my #Mazoemoments. My earliest … More Why Worry Mugabe After Mazoe!
We have been speaking a lot about Technology and the impact of Tech in our lives as people living in the 21st century. I thought I would share my view. Also this is a very awesome Spoken Word Piece about Tech: Growing up my father bought me books instead of Game Boys or Play Stations. … More Tech Is Not The Enemy!
To begin the week I thought I would just comment on a few things. 1. I am an idealrealist, a person who believes in the possibilty of changing the world but I still leave some room for some sense. 2. After recently reading 48 Laws of Power, I have two replies to that book. The … More IF. Spread The Love Around. 48 Laws of Power.