I searched the internet to try find the easiest three (3) mask making methods available. My criteria was based on finding methods that used materials that were easy to find around the house, didn’t need a sewing machine, and had simple instructions to follow.
If you’re overwhelmed by the amount of information relating to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and how to stay safe, here is a quick, easy-to-follow guide on how to protect yourself, your … Continue Reading Zimbabwe: How to Protect Yourself and Others from the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
First and foremost, why is a lockdown/shutdown necessary? As seen in other places around the world, if done successfully, lockdowns/shutdowns help slow the spread of the virus by reducing people’s … Continue Reading Zimbabwe: Lockdown Tips for You and Your Family
There was a time when the rest of continent had been liberated and South Africa was the only nation left. Countries like Zimbabwe, Zambia and many others stood with you … Continue Reading Dear South Africans, Why Have You Forgotten?
One day, Zimbabwe moved on from Robert, and into the arms of his former best friend. And why wouldn’t she? He is the one that came to her rescue and … Continue Reading Zimbabwe: Life After Robert
I’ve never shied away from talking about my battle with depression and anxiety. Triggered by my mother’s passing away, I’ve fought through the highs and lows and shared my story … Continue Reading Zimbabwe: A Conversation About Mental Illness, Stigma, and How We Can Do Better
As the dust settles and the amber and ashes cool after days of violence in Zimbabwe, I took a step back to understand how we got here.
To friends, family and strangers alike in Zimbabwe, it is important to take all precautions necessary as this cholera outbreak begins to spread. Whether you’re drinking water or bathing, brushing … Continue Reading Zimbabwe Cholera Outbreak: 5 Basic Precautions to Take at Home & Out-and-About
I am half Shona and half Ndebele, and I walk both worlds proudly. And so as you begin to read this, never accuse me of being biased or prejudiced towards either, because it will be so much easier for some to find an excuse to dismiss this conversation than to objectively digest its truth.
Regardless of political party or ideology, to those who are objective and intellectually honest, what I am about to say will be fair and irrefutable. The ruling ZANU party is … Continue Reading Zimbabwe Needs a Third, Viable Party!
First and foremost, I am as excited as most of you—this moment in Zimbabwe’s history inspires cautious optimism and hope. With that stated, what I am about to express may … Continue Reading Mnangagwa: I’m a Zimbabwean Torn Between Optimism and Wariness
To the sons and daughters of Zimbabwe’s powerful and elite, I often wonder where you stand in all this. We do not pick our parents, and so I write this, not out of judgment or condemnation, but out of curiosity and concern.
We are a people that love to follow but never lead. We want people to sacrifice themselves for us. We want people to speak out and make themselves a target so that we don’t have to. We want the benefits without the risk or sacrifice because we can just crawl back into the shadows if the going gets tough.