8 LESSONS ON LEADERSHIP FROM ROBERT & GRACE MUGABE’S DOWNFALL

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As we hold our breath for the arrival of a post-Mugabe Zimbabwe and hopefully a new way of doing politics, here are 8 lessons I have taken to heart as a young person in leadership from the fall of “grace” of  Zimbabwe’s once beloved son, his wife and family. The […]

FADZAI MAHERE JOINS 2018 ELECTION RACE

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Fadzai Mahere yesterday announced she will be running for the Mount Pleasant Member of Parliament seat in the 2018 Zimbabwe elections. The young female lawyer who will be running as an independent candidate, rose to advocacy fame in June 2016 when she opposed the introduction of bond notes by the […]

THURSDAY THOUGHTS: #MANARETRASH

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Welcome to the first episode of our new weekly video blog, Paradoka’s Thursday Thoughts, where we share our thoughts on trending topics from across Africa. This week we look at the #MANARETRASH hashtag that was trending a month ago, with the hope that we can continue the discussion on intimate […]

BLOGGER THEMBI TERRY ZULU TO HOST TV YANGU’S NEW WEB-SERIES

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Interview with blogger, Thembi Terry Zulu, the face of  “Creative Collective: Blogger Series’, a new web-series that profiles Zimbabwean bloggers. Season One of the Creative Collective: Blogger Series starts airing on TV Yangu on the 12th of June 2017. The show promises to be an in-depth insight into the lives […]

WOMAN ENTREPRENEUR OF THE WEEK: HELEN ASIMEGBE

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Achenyo Helen Asimegbe is a Nigerian mother of two with a passion for entrepreneurship and development. A serial entrepreneur, she runs a high-end quality children’s clothing and accessories retail shop, Stylemark Mall and Stylemark Pro Enterprise a capacity development center. She serves as a business mentor at the Tony Elumelu […]

WHY THEY CALL ME PERIOD GIRL

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Hi, my name is Amina and some of my friends call me the Period Girl. You are probably wondering why they call me that and I know some of you are thinking I have some embarrassing menstruation tale from where I got that name but alas I actually like being […]

GLOBAL SHAPERS HARARE HUB SET TO CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY WITH GAME CHANGERS SEMINAR

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The Global Shapers Harare Hub will host a “Game Changers Movement” seminar on Saturday the 11th of March in Harare to commemorate International Women’s Day (IWD) in partnership with YOLK International Foundation under the theme Charity to Empowerment. About 250 widows and single mothers will grace the event to celebrate […]

4 FEMALE MUSICIANS TO WATCH IN 2017 FROM ZIMBABWE

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Chengeto Brown This African decibel is music royalty, she is daughter to the late Andy Brown and Chiwoniso Maraire both Zimbabwean music legends. Chengeto has made a name for herself as a musician since moving back to Zimbabwe, showing her vocal prowess in the duet she did with her older […]

5 APPS EVERY FEMALE STARTUP ENTREPRENEUR NEEDS IN 2017

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With the way technology has advanced most start-up companies are carrying their offices in the safety of their mobile phones and laptops. Since most start-ups run on tight budgets and do their best to avoid unnecessary costs, from opting to operate in co-working spaces to cut down on office rentals, […]