We have come across some amazing talent in Zimbabwe at NgunduZW . We have had the privilege of brushing shoulders with creatives that have fallen in love with their craft. One such artist is our co-host of the Afro Art Night event Runyararo Gwititra. He is a professional painter who hails from the city of Norton, North
A recap of NgunduZWs inaugural event 'Afro Art Night' which was held on the 2nd of September 2017, at the Sanctuary Cafe (inside National Art Gallery of Zimbabwe) by an attendee. A blend of local art, wine and good food with a great Afropolitan musical vibe.
'Ngundu' (noun) - crown of a great chief . Ngundu is a Shona word that literally means 'ornament for the head worn as a symbol of sovereignty'. It is a figurative term for regal power, royalty and kingly governance. It is a term representing honorary distinction or reward. NgunduZW was launched in August 2017, as
Esaaba Entsiful, P.O.Box 393, Osu. 6th March, 2017. Dearest Esaaba, Time has not permitted us the best of encounters within the past few months.Work has robbed you of our time together and I believe in due time this will be a thing of the past.You have grown so well to the woman I hoped you’d
“Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.” - Oprah Winfrey I hate journeys and especially long trips while sitting in a tiring position and with swollen feet. Sometimes I even get headaches and I'll sleep the moment I get onto a bus. On this particular day, no sooner
Kenya is small country tucked comfortably in East Africa, bordering Tanzania to the South, Uganda to the West, South Sudan to the North West, Ethiopia to the North, Somalia to the East and Indian Ocean to the South East. According to Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS), Kenya is home to close to 47 million
Departure from Nairobi -------------------- The land of indomitable lions, land of fearless eagles, land of sun's benediction', land of lonely ruby hills, land of hypnotising sunsets, the land beyond the misty mountains of my ancestors is calling my name' come, M'Ntani come'. I shall heed and go. Beneath the azure Eastern skies, across the valleys,
Between 1593-1596, the Portuguese built a Fort in Mombasa. A deluxe example of Portuguese military architecture of 16th Century, dexterously designed by Italian Architect Cairati. Built in human shape the building was christened Fort Jesus, a clear religious orientation of the builders. It is now UNESCO heritage site. Inside the Fort a museum which exhibits
When we were young, growing up in the rolling hills of Meru, there sat a lonely, little crumbling, mud baked and grass thatched hut by the edge of Thagara forest. There, in the solitude of the forest, it sat like a timid, drenched bird. My eldest sibling claimed to have strayed around. He told us the
"Granny’s flat smelled of sour milk and cigarettes. Soap opera’s blared from the TV’s down the hallway and paint peeled like chapped lips from the walls. The carpets were yellow and sticky – “like old earwax”, my mother and I would giggle as we hiked the stairs. Fanning our armpits and fixing our hair."