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Twitter Blanket Drive 2013 by @AmWotIAm #TBD2013

April 22, 2013


When Melanie Minnaar asked me to run the Twitter Blanket Drive Zimbabwe for 2013 (#TBD2013) of course I said yes. That’s because Melanie is a very hard woman to say No to!  I mean, just check her out – I so enjoyed being involved with her during Twitter Blanket Drive 2012, too – her […]

Things Mama never said

April 12, 2013


Originally posted on Pfimbi Yangu:
When I was younger there was a time when I was sure Mama knew everything! She was the voice of wisdom in my eyes. As the teenage years came along, I began to doubt the prowess of her mind and knowledge. She who once knew all now knew next to zilch. What did…

March 18, 2013


Originally posted on FreedomTrapped:
By Lorie Conway The trailer is for the just completed film Beatrice Mtetwa and the Rule of Law which is seeking distribution around the world. Source: Nehanda Radio The film opens with Beatrice saying, “People who do things under the cover of darkness are afraid of light. So, if you come…

A TweetT@ble on Tourism – Zimbabwe & Zambia on 1 March 2013

March 4, 2013


Here’s the link of selected tweets from last week’s #263Chat Live Event – A TweetT@ble on Tourism – Zimbabwe & Zambia on 1 March 2013 Here is write up from the Dutch Embassy regarding this event – TweetT@ble on Tourism in Zimbabwe & Zambia and Please continue to have the discussion. Let’s keep talking and sharing ideas. […]

@isthisAFRICA interviewed me recently re #263Chat

February 22, 2013


I was incredibly humbled to have been interviewed by Please  check out their site!!!! Very interesting content re our beloved – Africa. The link to the interview is: #263Chat: Zimbabwe’s Digital Current Events Conversation

#MustRead List – 1 Feb 2013

February 2, 2013


This week’s #MustRead List: - Uhuru Kenyatta: ‘Not a banana republic’ isthisAfrica? – Zanele Mhlaba keeps us in the know! Liberia to display public finances on open billboard Indigenisation: last piece of independence puzzle Graphic: Out of Africa – Did the Colonial Powers ever Really Leave? CABS starts accepting internet merchants as Vpayments goes live The […]

#263Chat Homework re Zim Diasporan Community

January 29, 2013


This #263Chat topic was inspired by 2 main conversations: - The 263Chat Live Event which took place last month The Zim Youth Council inspired conversation with Minister Saviour Kasukuwere & recently. The main idea is to debunk a few misconceptions about the Zim Diaspora community but more importantly give them the floor to voice certain […]

I registered to vote today

January 17, 2013


Today of all days, I was determined to register to vote in the upcoming elections. I literally took all forms of identification including: - Drivers licence ID Passport I wasn’t in the mood to allow any technicality to stop me today – not today! I also had to take a bill as ‘proof of residence’ […]

Event: – Zimbabwe Takes Back its Land via @africaatlse on 28 Jan 2013

January 17, 2013


Department for International Development panel discussion Date: Monday 28 January 2013 Time: 6.30-8pm Venue: New Theatre, East Building Speakers: Dr Joseph Hanlon, Dr Jeanette Manjengwa, Teresa Smart A discussion with the authors of the new book, Zimbabwe Takes Back its Land which offers a nuanced assessment of land reform, countering the dominant media narratives of oppression and economic stagnation in Zimbabwe. Joseph […]


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