Zimbabwe’s Afronomads and their journey to revolutionize African Travel

30th September 2020 BY Gerald Muchandiona

Travelling has always been one of those activities which brings the unexpected, unforgettable and intimate experiences. Dalai Lama once said that at least once in a year one should go someplace you have never been before. Personally travel is my unconventional massage for the soul. It has always been viewed as one of those undertakings that waters the garden of…

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Vee Mukarati; the Vanguard of Zimbabwean Contemporary Jazz Music

22nd August 2020 BY Gerald Muchandiona

Vera Nazarian once said that “If music is a place… then Jazz is the City, Folk is Wilderness, Rock is the Road and Classical is a Temple.” Indeed Jazz is a special genus and one of those dazzling diamonds of the creative industry that aids human beings to make sense out of life calamities and contextualise life. Vee Mukarati, the…

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Live-In Pan-African and Diaspora Library Opens in Ghana

22nd June 2020 BY Ivor Moyo

A landmark residential library dedicated to the work of African and Diaspora writers from the late 19th century to the present day has opened in Accra, Ghana.  The Library of Africa and The African Diaspora (LOATAD) is a literary oasis and is unique in Africa. Its expansive collection features books by writers from almost all African countries and Black authors…

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Cultural Appropriation of African Style: Compliment or Insult?

21st November 2017 BY Mariam Tijani

Cultural Appropriation of Style has always been an issue within the Global Fashion Industry to the extent that the United Nations are debating if its adoption should be made Illegal. I first addressed the issue in a recent post on MariamTijani.com in relation to British Fashion Designer Stella McCartney Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear Collection which was showcased at Paris Fashion Week, 2017. Stella…

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