Whatsapp Banking in Zimbabwe

Whatsapp Banking in Zimbabwe

The idea of Whatsapp Banking would have been unthinkable a few years ago. In fact I remember some colleagues expressing displeasure at the idea of someone contacting them via whatsapp for business. Fast forward a few years and in 2019 if you are not using whatsapp to more easily connect with your clients then that […]

Cyclone Idai Kills 31, Displaces Many & Millions of Dollars in Damages

Cyclone Idai Kills 31, Displaces Many & Millions of Dollars in Damages

Cyclone Idai has reportedly killed at least 31 people in Chimanimani and Chipinge Districts as it left a trail of distruction in its path worth millions of dollars. There are fears that the death toll could rise as data from remote parts of the region begin to become available. In our previous article “Heavy Rains […]

Your Acne Solution – Body Focus

Your Acne Solution – Body Focus

Your acne solution is simpler than you think. You will find this short article useful and remember to share with someone that could use this information. Now grab a glass of water and read on… What is Acne? Acne is a condition where hair follicles connected to oil glands become blocked or clogged by excess […]

Moisturising your skin IS A MUST – learn why

Moisturising your skin IS A MUST – learn why

Along with daily cleansing, moisturising is an essential part of taking care of your skin. And not only for the face, but for the whole body. Remember that the skin is the largest organ that we have and it protects our body from all aggressive external agents. Moisturising is very important in making sure that […]

Kudyiswa (love potions) & the Economics of Misogyny

Kudyiswa (love potions) & the Economics of Misogyny

A few weeks ago a video and image of a man carrying his baby on his back with his wife walking beside him sparked a social media debate about whether this was acceptable in “African culture”. In the video, several men made fun of him while shouting “wakadyiswa”

The Handshake Is Backward – Fist Bump Is Progressive

The Handshake Is Backward – Fist Bump Is Progressive

People in most parts of the world have almost always shaken hands as a way of showing respect towards each other when greeting. Surely as we evolve and new customs develop, we don’t need to be stuck on the handshake as the ultimate form of greeting. There is the fi…

Massage Therapy – Alternative to Surgery and Pain Medication

Massage Therapy – Alternative to Surgery and Pain Medication

Muscular injury causes vasoconstriction which is narrowing of the blood vessels in the affected area. This reduces circulation thus causing muscle tissue to tighten or become hyper-tonic. Did You Know: Tight muscles trap toxins such as Lactic acid and these increase nerve sensitivity which causes pain. Naturally, in order to minimize pain, the body adjusts […]

Opportunity

Opportunity

There is a tale about a neighbour who once knocked on a lazy man’s door. He told the lazy man of a job he could get but that required the lazy man to go after it; “Ummm…”, said the lazy man, “it appears that considerable effort will be involved.” “Oh yes!” said the neighbor, “You […]

Setting Successful Resolutions

Setting Successful Resolutions

Inspired || Success || Motivation Mostly our resolutions are often unsuccessful. If you know that, then you can figure how to make them successful instead. Let me tell you this “Failure is not only about willpower or lack of effort. It also has to do with the way that you approach resolutions.” 1.Set intention, not […]

Oliver Tuku Mtukudzi Dies at 66

Oliver Tuku Mtukudzi Dies at 66

Breaking News: Dr. Oliver ‘Tuku’ Mtukudzi, perhaps the greatest musician from Zimbabwe has died at the age of 66. The superstar succumbed to a long battle with diabetes at The Avenues Clinic in Harare on 23 January 2019. Many tributes and condolence messages from business leaders, politicians, celebrities, fans and others have already flooded the […]

UN Remains Open, Fully Operational in Zimbabwe

UN Remains Open, Fully Operational in Zimbabwe

The United Nations System in Zimbabwe, comprising Agencies, Funds and Programmes, remains open and fully operational. The UN entities continue to implement various development and humanitarian activities in support of national development priorities and strengthening of national capacities to achieve socio-economic stability and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The United Nations notes with concern […]

Olivine Industries Shuts Down Operations

Olivine Industries Shuts Down Operations

OUR VALUED OLIVINE CUSTOMERS The Board of Directors and Management of Olivine Industries (Pvt) Ltd regrets to advise its customers that all manufacturing operations have stopped. The company has struggled to restart its manufacturing operations in January 2019 for lack of imported raw materials. As such it remains closed after the shutdown in December 2018 […]

Money, Privilege and the urge to rule: Twimbos versus Tsitsi Masiyiwa

Money, Privilege and the urge to rule: Twimbos versus Tsitsi Masiyiwa

The Tweet storm that lead to the Masiyiwas deleting their accounts left some questions, many questions. At this point we have heard enough of the she said then he said but after reading through a few posts, Tweets, open letters etc. my understanding of the situation is this: Mrs Masiyiwa posted a tone-deaf Tweet that […]

Wash or Wipe – New Year Resolution

Wash or Wipe – New Year Resolution

Wash or wipe after ‘number2’ might be something you have never thought of when coming up with ‘New Year’ resolutions… until today. kkkkkk Before we even get into which method (wash or wipe) is best for you let’s review some scenarios: If you spill yogurt on your dining table do you wash or wipe the […]

Tyre Blowout While Driving: What To Do

Tyre Blowout While Driving: What To Do

Tyre blowout is a driver’s worst nightmare. How you handle a tyre blowout, especially in December, could be the difference between living to tell the story in the New Year or taking your last breath on the road. With the holiday season fast approaching, our roads will be packed with fellow Zimbabweans and foreigners traveling […]

Insert Image in Email Body (updated)

Insert Image in Email Body (updated)

Inserting images in email body is one way to add color to your email because let’s face it,  plain text emails are boring. We found that the majority of surveyed email users in Zimbabwe are quite comfortable attaching files to their emails (over 95%) yet, surprisingly, most (over 70%) of them were not familiar with […]

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