Ishmael Mutilamanja shows some of his products

Young entrepreneur defines own territory

Ruth Butaumocho : Gender Profile People often say growing up in a small town has its own challenges, however, enterprising individuals are often not deterred by the geographical disadvantage, but str...
Dzidzai Sithole at the première of “Deception”

Dzidzai paving her way into hall of fame

Ruth Butaumocho : Gender Profile Forget about Sophie Ndaba’s antics as Queen Moroka in “Generations” and the bubbly personality she displays whenever the cameras roll on her. You will find the same i...
Bundle of joy . . . Lilian at the quadruplets residence in Waterfalls recently

When philanthropy becomes a passion

Ruth  Butaumocho : Gender Editor Spotting a trendy weave, long suede boots and a black biker to complete her modest attire, Lilian Choruwa- Chambuka is pimped up as if she is set for the ramp. With h...
Grant Mhuriengwe (right) with part of the ZimFamily Reunion Trust

Tugging on the ties that bind . . .

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Editor Grant Mhuriyengwe was young when his father abandoned the family, leaving him in the care of his mother. Yearning to establish how his father had been faring after aband...

Women offering new political dispensation

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Editor On July 20, 1960 Sirimavo Bandaranaike gained global fame for Sri Lanka when she became the world’s first woman prime minister. It is said that the British press had to ...

Taking child rights back to Stone Age

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Editor Given increasing cases of child marriages, sexual abuse and rape, openly encouraging virginity testing will expose them to abuse from sexual perverts and men who are alw...

Passion for trade drives Pilime

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Editor When Ms Sithembile Priscilla Pilime joined the famous trek to the United Kingdom to study nursing in London during the Rhodesian era, she had no other ambition except ge...

Men emasculated as job market shrinks

Ruth Butaumocho The year 2013 is one that Maxwell Chikara would want to forget quickly. Barely a year after getting a job at a local supermarket as a stores controller, he was retrenched together wit...