IF YOU wanted to give me a challenge I most definitely couldn’t take on before last week, you would ask me to write about aromatherapy. Though I love to try anything that gives off nice smells in my home (scented candles, incense sticks, sprays…) what I know about the subject of pleasant smells and the art of such could be written on a thumbnail.
CELEBRATED rapper Hechichamunorwa Mount Zion Kwenda – better known as Mizchif – died early Thursday morning after a long battle with ill health. Mizchif was in the process of recording his come-back album titled Still A Legend and was also due to judge at a South African talent search show called End of the Weak. In death, a few sketchy news articles and blog posts with the barest of information about his life, music and causes of his demise have surfaced. A terrible farewell to a trendsetting artiste. The People’s Hub’s Henry Makiwa examines his place in African Rap folklore.
NIGERIANS in London have vowed to continue protesting outside the Nigeria High Commission in central London until all the 234 girls abducted by the Islamist terrorist group, Boko Haram are safely returned to their homes.
I HAVE been meaning to set up a weekly post on Shona poetry, proverbs, tales and idioms, for ages! Lately I have been chatting to friends I know from Zimbabwe, or have met on the social networks, to try and establish the blog as well.