I vaguely remember, as a 12-year-old, all the senior primary school girls being beckoned to a little classroom for the dreaded banter about menstruation. Although some of the other girls had already started menstruating, you could see the embarrassment in all our faces as a woman flashed a sanitary pad and explained how to use…Details
Vimbai has a media background and is passionate about writing and documenting material. She has worked for local arts organisations and has written for magazines and online publications. She is fascinated with design, documentaries, art and is a bona fide music lover.
Weaver Press is one of Zimbabwe’s mainstay publishers, and along with amaBooks, possibly now one of only two publishers still publishing fiction on a regular basis. Her Zimbabwe sat down to talk to Irene Staunton, who is editor and publisher at Weaver Press. Vimbai Nyakabau (VN): What is the current operational status of Weaver Press? Irene Staunton (IS):…Details
A few months ago, photographer Rudo Nyangulu travelled to Uganda where she was exhibiting her work along with three other Zimbabwean artists at a contemporary art showcase, the inaugural Kampala Art Biennale. Held under the theme, Progressive Africa, applicants were challenged to present their perceptions of the current and future status of Africa through visual…Details
He is the brains behind the two-year-old Twitter phenomenon, @263Chat created for Zimbabweans from all over the world. With a following of about 30 000, the discussion platform looks at an array of topics including business, politics, health, culture, education to what is happening in the world of football or Formula One. Her Zimbabwe had…Details