Saturday, December 5, 2020

Crafts

MaDzimbahwe Explorer is a tourism portal with informative, upbeat and inspirational articles about Zimbabwe not only for the benefit foreign nature lovers, thrill seekers and travelers but its citizenry. We hope to not tell the complete story of this beautiful, friendly and upwardly mobile southern African country by going beyond its world class natural endowments, mystic ancient cities, impressively diverse ecology and soothing climate to the story of its people – urbane and less so. This would naturally include its fashion, culinary talents, and distinct arts – visual and performance.

Blind weaver defies odds

By Norma Tsopo MUTARE - Johannes Lovemore Landini’s confidence as one of Mutare city’s finest weavers borders on arrogance. “I feel that there is only one...

Handicrafts offer rich pickings

By Norma Tsopo MUTARE - Handcrafts offer rich pickings for marginalised populations – women and the poor, if the sector is adequately supported. Tied closely to the...
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