Friday, August 14, 2020

Culture

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.

Miss Tourism Zimbabwe finalists in Zupco bus accident

by NORMA TSOPO MISS Tourism Zimbabwe finalists survived a horror Zupco bus crush Wednesday evening during a tour of the Vumba. Nine models and their chaperon...

Stakes high at Miss Tourism Zimbabwe finals

by JACQUELINE MUCHAZOREKA STAKES are high at this year’s Miss Tourism Zimbabwe pageant show set for December 14 if the flawless parade of beauty and...

19 models make it for Miss Tourism Zimbabwe finals

by NGONI SHUMBA MISS Tourism Zimbabwe (MTZ) suffered the rare consequences of going for brainy beauty models when one of their 20 models failed to...

Miss Tourism Zimbabwe finalists troop into camp

STAFF WRITER MISS Tourism Zimbabwe (MTZ) national finalists trooped into boot camp Saturday ahead of the pageant’s glitzy finals slated for Montclair Hotel and Casino...

Enigmatic popular Chipinge Sangoma Sekuru Ndunge dies

By Norma Tsopo Enigmatic Chipinge Sangoma Sekuru Charles Makwiyana-Ndunge has passed on. He was 87. Ndunge died at his Makwiyana Village home in Southdowns after a long...

Dark caves—a portal to a mystic spiritual world

By Ngoni Shumba Chinhoyi’s dark caves belly a dark otherworldly secret. They are a portal to some mystic spiritual underworld. Unlike most heritage sites this dark...

Puzzle of a thriving Ndebele tribe in Buhera explained

By Norma Tsopo BUHERA – The existence of a thriving Ndebele community deep among the Shona has been vexing observers for decades. Sitting comfortably in Buhera and holding...

Colonial era Bantu pidgin – Fanagalo lives on in urban centre

By Norma Tsopo MUTARE – In a bid to bridge communication barriers with their Bantu servants, white colonialists cobbled together Zulu, English and Afrikaans to...

Zimbabwe’s race relations healthy – as man (88) serves Italian family for over 70...

By Jacqueline Muchazoreka and Evenmore Kamombe MUTARE - The story of Angelina Brescasia and her servant Manuel Vhulande sets itself from the tired tales of...

Carnival – Christian festival gone rogue?

By Norma Tsopo HARARE - Carnivals are pretty sensual affairs - very earthy by even by conservative Christian standards, and unquestionably evil in the views...
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Media challenged to be gender sensitive

by NORMA TSOPO SENSATIONAL tabloid journalism has been slated for its accusatory tone and shaming women especially in domestic disputes. The trend – prevalent among local...

Marange diamond fields overrun by invasive species

by BERNARD CHIKETO MARANGE diamond fields might not be useful for agriculture – even animal husbandry, after the mining operations end. Annexed to commerce, they...

Global Wake-Up Call

by António Guterres From COVID-19 to climate disruption, from racial injustice to rising inequalities, we are a world in turmoil.   At the same time, we...