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Tendayi Gahamadze: Zimbabwe’s Cultural Activist and Ambassador Par Excellence

David Mungoshi; Harare, Zimbabwe Equivocation is one of the most demeaning by-products of cultural syncretism and assimilation. In attempting to belong to a perceived new world people find themselves struggling, unsettled and directionless like the blind worm. This, without exception, has been the fate of all subjugated people‚Äôs the world over. That is how whole … Continue reading

Mbira Month

Mbira

September is Mbira Month

Celebrating Mbira Month

The mbira or thumb piano is a distinctly African musical instrument. It is an undeniable part of the African Culture and it’s roots are as deep as the sea. Mbira origins are very ancient and deeply rooted in the African tradition. It is a musical instrument worth celebrating, preserving and deserves recognition as part of … Continue reading

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Connie V

Connie V

Constance van Niekerk, (Connie V) is a South African-based Zimbabwean-born creative writer, poet, music lover, spoken word artist, freelance writer, blogger and educator. She has contributed to several anthologies and published her own collection, Echoes of My Heart: A Poetry Collection available for purchase on all Amazon Stores Worldwide. She is also Editor at ZimOnlineNews. Follow her on Twitter : @convanniekerk Connect with her on Facebook and Linkedin.

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