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Nzenza Sekai

6 months ago | May 16, 2018

A farewell to readers of my column

I accepted. With the help and support of the people of Chikomba East, I won the primary elections on the 29th of ...

6 months ago | May 9, 2018

Our challenges in keeping time

Last week, people in our whole district of Chikomba East sat for hours waiting to vote in the just-ended primary ...

7 months ago | April 25, 2018

The problems of teenage pregnancy

Sekai Nzenza on Wednesday Mother and daughter, mai nemwana, arrived in our village homestead at midnight on Good Friday. ...

7 months ago | April 18, 2018

Celebrating Independence Day and the right to vote

Sekai Nzenza on Wednesday “This year, Independence Day is in midweek, yabhowa,” said my niece Shamiso, meaning she does ...

7 months ago | April 4, 2018

The beauty and mystery of the Save River

Dr Sekai Nzenza on Wednesday Each time we approach the Save River, driving from Hwedza to Chikomba District, my cousin ...

8 months ago | March 28, 2018

Easter time and the meaning of faith

Sekai Nzenza on Wednesday ‘Thanks be to God, who delivers me through Jesus Christ our Lord!” Romans 7 verse 25. As ...

8 months ago | March 21, 2018

Women, shortage of eligible men to marry

Sekai Nzenza on Wednesday “Hi Bro, nditsvagireiwo murume kuZim,” wrote Shupi, who is based in Canada. She was sending a ...

8 months ago | March 7, 2018

Celebrating the rough hands of our mothers

Sekai Nzenza on Wednesday Saturday morning last week. We are sitting silently in a large kitchen hut in Maisvoreva ...

9 months ago | February 28, 2018

Death and the celebration of life

‘Funeral iyoyo yakanakidza ndikuudze. Wati chikafu nedoro here? Mai ivavo vakachemwa, wanzwa?” says Eunice, my cousin ...

9 months ago | February 21, 2018

Balancing past knowledge with the present

Long before Independence, there was an ongoing war of words between my grandmother Mbuya VaMandirowesa and my mother.

9 months ago | February 14, 2018

Innovative ways of Loving on Valentine’s Day

Sekai Nzenza on Wednesday There was a church gathering of women at Mai Mufundisi’s house in Harare last Friday night. ...

9 months ago | February 7, 2018

Changing spaces between mother-in-law, son-in-law

Sekai Nzenza on Wednesday “This is my mother-in-law, Ambuya vangu, my wife’s mother,” says the clean-shaven gentleman ...

10 months ago | January 31, 2018

The new loneliness of old age

Sekai Nzenza on Wednesday “Kana ndachembera handidi kugara ndega,” said our friend Temba, the one who is normally based ...

10 months ago | January 24, 2018

The struggle to discipline a Diaspora child

Sekai Nzenza on Wednesday We saw the teenager from London in the village at Christmas. His name is Tyrell. He is the son ...

10 months ago | January 17, 2018

Balancing New Year resolutions

Sekai Nzenza On Wednesday “What are your New Year’s resolutions?” I asked my sisters and other cousins sitting around ...