Lifestyle & Community

Lifestyle & Community

Medical Aid for Pets – A beginners Guide

More than a third of pets will get sick or hurt every year. While veterinary medicine has come a long way, an unexpected trip to the veterinary clinic or the need for surgery can quickly rack up bills in the tens of thousands of Rands. However, many of us cannot afford the sophisticated treatment that

Across Zimbabwe, British scones are the taste of home

By AFP HARARE – A sweet doughy treat from Britain has become a beloved part of Zimbabwe’s national cuisine, where despite the country’s colonial past, mothers and chefs alike now claim the pastry as their own. The scone, which Brits normally enjoy with afternoon tea, is ubiquitous in Harare, the southern African country’s capital. A breakfast

‘Millet is the new maize’ as food insecurity piles pressure

By Africanews JESTINA Nyamukunguvengu picks up a hoe and slices through the soil of her fields that are lush green with a pearl millet crop in Zimbabwe’s arid Rushinga district. While others in her Zimbabwean village agonise over a maize crop seemingly headed for failure, Nyamukunguvengu is confident of a good harvest. Millets, including sorghum,

Bulawayo city council to launch cycling programme

By Bulawayo Correspondent  THE Bulawayo city council is next week expected to launch the city’s cycling culture programme as part of its vision to be a leading smart transformative city by 2024. Speaking at a stakeholder engagement meeting Monday, the city’s acting Town Clerk Sikhangele Zhou said the launch will coincide with the Sanganai/Hlanganani World

Anti-sanctions crusade at UNGA excites Mnangagwa; says big investors anxious to come to Zim

By Darlington Gatsi THE just-ended United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) turned into an anti-sanctions crusade with several African leaders singing from the same hymn book condemning the embargo against Zimbabwe, much to the delight of President Emmerson Mnangagwa. The ruling party, Zanu PF, has argued Western imposed sanctions were hurting ordinary citizens and need to

Chinese miner in a workers ill-treatment storm in Odzi

By Felix Matasva, Manicaland Correspondent A Chinese-run gold mining company in Odzi peri-urban area of Mutare district has been accused of flouting labour laws and regulations meant to protect workers safety and with their right to organise. The company is registered as Odzi Resources Zimbabwe Private Limited while trading as Ming Chang Sino Africa Investments.

“Hotels have stolen our business”: Zim crafts vendors fear loss of lifeline

By Fortune Moyo I Global Press Journal Inside the Sinathankawu arts and crafts market in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, Amon Kunda polishes a sculpture as he waits for customers. The market is lined with stalls that sell beaded work, wood carvings of various sizes and textures, and other souvenirs. The wares are neatly arranged, each piece the

First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa snubs WHO sanctioned event in Harare

By Staff Reporter THE First Lady Auxilia Mnangagwa Wednesday failed to turn up for a World Health Organisation (WHO) sanctioned event at which she was expected to officiate. This was despite her having confirmed attendance at the African Traditional Medicine Day commemorated worldwide on August 31. Security sources told, organisers of the event were

Mr, Miss Albinism fourth edition successful; Lordwin Rimire and Angela Dube crowned

By Staff Reporter THE Albinism Society of Zimbabwe Saturday night held its fourth edition of the Mr and Miss Albinism pageant in Harare to support those with the hereditary condition. Angela Dube from Bulawayo province was crowned Miss Albinism Queen 2022 and Lordwin Rimire from Midlands province the King. Brenda Mlanga from Manicaland province and Yolanda

Sha Sha eyes redemption at Fiesta Fiesta after Vic Falls carnival snub  

By Paidashe Mandivengerei  AMAPIANO queen, Sha Sha, will be back in the country as headline act at the Fiesta Fiesta’s final chapter of Amapiano edition on September 4. This comes after the ‘Tender Love’ songbird pulled a no show at this year’s Victoria Falls Carnival, prompting organisers to sue her and the Scorpion Kings for

Late Busi Lurayi makes final curtain call in Scandal!

By Paidashe Mandivengerei LATE actress Busisiwe Lurayi will appear in’s Scandal! from September 2, a role she got shortly before her death. The How To Ruin Christmas star died in July following a short illness. When she passed, the production company and channel had remained mum on how they would move forward with her new

Kenya’s Shona community votes for the first time in 50 years

By The Standard Kenya NAIROBI: They stood out as they queued to vote in various polling stations in Kinoo ward, Kikuyu constituency, in Kiambu County. Shona community women clad in white dresses, white headgear, and children strapped on their backs was a sight to behold as they voted for the first in the 50 years they have

The 5 Best Wedding Venues in the World

When a couple decides to seal their love legally, they want to do it in an unforgettable yet unusual way. Movies have taught us that it’s most romantic to have the ceremony in front of the ocean or another beautiful view. Still, we suggest going a step further and visiting one of five countries to

ZimCelebs Media Group to start Talent Search Show

By Staff Reporter THE ZimCelebs Media Group is set to start a talent show offering budding artists a chance to showcase their gifts and its starting this coming soon. The talent show dubbed Unplugged ZimCelebs is set to be beamed by the first half of next year. There have been talent shows in the past

5 000 villagers benefit from government – NGOs sanitary project

By Staff Reporter AT LEAST 5000 villagers in Kwekwe have benefited from a sanitary project initiated by a German organisation, Viva Con Agua, Plan International and government. Speaking during the Kwekwe Youth for Water Project music gala in Kwekwe, Zibagwe Rural District Council CEO, Farai Machaya, said the project has gone a long way in

INTERVIEW: Zim-born CEO and Founder of ROAR AFRICA, Deborah Calmeyer

BY As the CEO and founder of ROAR AFRICA, Deborah Calmeyer’s hazel eyes glisten when speaking of the African continent, showing both passion and emotion. Chatting via Zoom from her offices in New York, she tells Upscale Living magazine why traveling should form a cornerstone of one’s life. Deborah, tell us a bit about

Prospect Lithium to assist communities

By Staff Reporter PROSPECT Lithium Zimbabwe (PLZ), which owns Arcadia Lithium Mine in Mashonaland East, says it will this year upgrade roads, construct schools blocks and create jobs in Goromonzi as part of its social corporate responsibility programmes. The company, which is wholly owned by the Shanghai Stock Exchange-listed Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt Co, said it