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5 days ago | March 15, 2019

Matopos: The unparalleled gem

IT is early in the morning as the sun hesitantly climbs out of the womb of its wise mother from the east. Grass and tree ...

Best food scenes in film. . . from Pulp Fiction to Spinal Tap

Food is used as a tool for the filmmaker to communicate with the audience — it can uncover new sides of a character, ...

Why you should laugh at work

The immediate effects of a good laugh session have become even more visible in a professional context. You return to ...

Publishers to drop authors if ‘digital libraries’ continue

The rise of “digital libraries” will see authors ditched by their publishers, the novelist Joanne Harris has claimed.

A local narrative of Bulawayo City Hall

Many including myself call the City of Bulawayo “the city of kings” never bothering to find out why we call it such.

2 weeks ago | March 8, 2019

Where hippos snort you to sleep

A molten lava coloured dawn was prelude to a breathless morning as Lake Kariba’s silhouette-tinged water mirrored ...

Zambezi Explorer meets the Zambezi River

This modern catamaran lets you enjoy the best of the Zambezi River and its abundant wildlife in utter comfort and style.

Why millions follow this Muslim scholar from Zim

One of the most popular Islamic scholars on social media, Mufti Esmail Menk is loved across the world by millions of ...

Mutarazi Skywalk and Skyline. . . an adventure that didn’t come true

I was among the amateur athletes who participated at the Troutbeck World’s View Run in Nyanga a fortnight ago, as part ...

3 weeks ago | March 1, 2019

DNA tests that could prevent premature birth. . . as future ...

Scientists have discovered a potential link between pre-term labour and six genes, and how a simple at home DNA test ...

Bulawayo: A heritage, cultural tour

The Bulawayo heritage and cultural tour is a fascinating bit; most certainly so, with its wide array of ...

Isuzu trucks are a favourite in Zim

Zimbabweans love their trucks. In fact, it is safe to say that Zimbabweans love their Isuzu trucks — in particular, the ...

4 weeks ago | February 22, 2019

Mana Pools: Zimbabwe’s finest

After angrily gushing out of the wrath of the cruel turbines in its escape from Lake Kariba dam wall, the Zambezi River ...

1 month ago | February 8, 2019

Matusadonha National Park, verdant and seldom visited

Isdore Guvamombe A WELL-FED monster of a crocodile snaps to life, startled from its nap. It stampedes through the ...

Zim to open tourism offices in Spain

Walter Nyamukondiwa Recently in MADRID, Spain Government is set to open tourism offices in China and Spain as it ...

Gonarezhou: Where elephants reign

Tawanda Musarurwa Gonarezhou is a Shona term, which literally translates to “the place of elephants”, then again, it has ...

‘Your expensive wine might be fake’

A recent sting operation in Italy targeted entities tied to wine production, including bottling companies and vineyards. ...

Ten classic tips to travel smarter

Start your new year’s trips off right with this timeless advice. Whether you’re a seasoned jet-setter or a first-time ...

2 months ago | February 1, 2019

Chilojo Cliffs: Nature’s elegance

Isdore Guvamombe The sun wasn’t yet up but the sky was already softly aglow – a misty gold and yellow hue. An ...

Chimanimani for serene holidaying

Tawanda Musarurwa The thing about sleeping in a roof (yes, that’s correct) is that the first soft sounds of singing ...