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Anyone who drives past Arundel shopping centre on Quorn Avenue has probably noticed Café...
A housing cooperative in Budiriro is set to change the face of high density neighbourhoods, by setting an example and planting trees. Trees in high density areas are often few and far between. Frequently the indigenous trees, if there are any, are cleared for construction. Water shortages mean that there is seldom much greenery, and […]
City of Harare is proceeding with a plan to install pre-paid water meters in spite of increasing resistance from residents. The initial project will see the installation of 2,000 pre-paid water meters in Sunningdale, Kambuzuma, Greendale, Bluffhill, and the Avenues. Many Hararians are not in favour of the meters, and after a Council announcement that […]
Twenty-six students and 12 members of staff participated in a clean-up campaign at Mbare Musika organized by Msasa Industrial and Technical College last month. The exercise was a corporate social responsibility initiative that doubled as an outreach activity to encourage more women to enroll with the college and venture into technical jobs. Running under the […]
First Floor Gallery (FFG) artist Wycliffe Mundopa won the Villa Lena Residency for his exceptional work showcased last month at Art 16 in London. The residency means that Mundopa will spend three months at a historic Italian villa in Tuscany, giving him an opportunity to tackle new work and engage with other artists from different parts […]
Melbourne Primary School in Tynwald North has come under scrutiny for failing to fence off its swimming pool construction site. The swimming pool has been under construction since January this year and is a concern for surrounding residents who fear for the safety of the pupils. A resident in the area complained to Harare West […]
Biting into a moist slice of carrot cake I wondered what made it ‘traditional’ food, for carrot cake is hardly regarded as Zimbabwean fare. I soon discovered that baobab powder in the icing and the marula and mongongo nuts were the ‘traditional’ ingredients in the recipe. Their replacing of the more conventionally used walnuts and […]