“We Keep Calling Out For Help But No One Hears Us” – The Untold Pandemic

2020 was a hard year in Zimbabwe. When the first lockdown hit, the economy was already worn for wear and many people felt their livelihoods being clinched by the austere measures in the country and the rising difficulty in earning a decent livelihood. Covid-19 caught the world unprepared, but for a little teapot-shaped country bedeviled […]

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Women Who Kill #5: Ava’s Baby

By Felly Oyuga Mummy, I’m feeling cold” Ava rushed to cover her child. It had been raining all afternoon and the pink blanket was not enough. She then tried to pull the plastic sheet over the cot. Her room had a leak in the ceiling. Ava lived in an old building that had drab walls […]

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Dear John

I miss you every single day. I see you in every stranger that I meet. I feel you in every song, the lyrics remind me of our conversations. Sometimes I stop at your scent, with hopes of seeing you. There are days when it’s easier, and those days I tell myself that you are better […]

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Suicide Is Not The Way Out, Seek Help!

By Josephine Amoako The fast-paced advancement of technology and amazing feature updates on various social media platforms today are helping individuals and organizations communicate more effectively with their target audiences. Facebook Live, Instagram Stories, Periscope, Snapchat, WhatsApp and several others are going all out to remove any sense of distance we might feel from others. […]

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A Shoulder To Lean On

By Denise Tuyisenge So the past few days have been hard, I’ve sort of reached a mental breaking point. I felt like I needed to distance myself from everyone and sensed phoniness in people that “pretended” to “love” me.  I’ll explain the air quotes shortly. Have you ever reached a point where all the positivity […]

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