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Musalad Losing Identity

Musalad Losing Identity

Last month, CNN’s Inside Africa featured a Zimbabwean DJ in New York, Chaka Ngwenya who started up an online radio station SARFM Radio through which he says he is trying to help African listeners keep their identity abroad. Identity caught my attention and that lead on to not forgetting about who you are and where […]

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Charity Begins At Home

Lending a Helping Hand to Fellow Zimbabweans

Most of the news that you see and hear about Zimbabwe is negative and a lot of it focuses on the millions of people who are in desperate need of help and you can’t help but sympathise with them. I feel compelled to help in some way but being in the Diaspora and so far […]

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Kirsty Coventry’s $100,000 Handshake from Mugabe

Kirsty Coventry and Her Gold Medal from the Women’s 200 Meters Backstroke – Beijing Olympics 2008

Zimbabwe’s “Golden Girl”, Kirsty Coventry was awarded US$100,000 by Robert Mugabe for her spectacular performance at the Beijing 2008 Olympics. She won a gold medal and broke the world record in the women’s 200 meters backstroke and also won three silvers in the 400m individual medley, 100m backstroke and 200m individual medley. The $100,000 is […]

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Q & A with Hopewell Chin’ono

Hopewell Chin’ono Being Presented With the 2008 CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Award by Ghana

Over the past year or so, Zimbabwean journalist and filmmaker Hopewell Chin’ono has been celebrating a number of successes with the most recent one being his win of the CNN-sponsored African Journalist of the Year competition for the documentary, “Pain in My Heart”. His successes are leading towards bigger and better things for himself and […]

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The Small House Syndrome

The Small House Syndrome

Small House is a term used to describe the girlfriend or girlfriends of a married man. It is a secret sexual relationship where the girlfriend acts as a second wife and in the process receives a number of benefits such as living expenses, a monthly allowance, shopping sprees, dinner dates (and the list goes on) […]

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Contribute to Living Zimbabwe

Contribute to Living Zimbabwe

UPDATE: THIS HAS NOW BECOME CITIZEN JOURNALISM BY LIVING ZIMBABWE If you would like to contribute to Living Zimbabwe by writing a post or submitting items such as images, useful information or whatever it may be that has to do with Zimbabwe and its people you can do so via the form below.All submission will […]

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Robert Gabriel Mugabe

Robert Gabriel Mugabe

Born on the 21st of February 1924, Robert Gabriel Mugabe has ruled Zimbabwe for nearly three decades. He played a key role in Zimbabwe’s independence struggle and bringing an end to British colonial rule. He came into power in 1980 as the prime minister of a newly formed Zimbabwe whose independence was internationally recognized on […]

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