Zim Cities

A little street photography to give you the feel of what it’s like to wander around Zimbabwe’s main cities. Church bells ring, street vendors yell and combi-taxi’s honk to pick up customers. The wide streets light up with bright African sunshine. Cars cue and people cross carefully, looking right and left. Some older colonial buildings show off their […]

Traveling Solo in Zimbabwe

For the larger part of the past month, I have travelled around Zimbabwe by myself. People sometimes react with surprise: is that safe? The short answer is: yes, very safe. But much more than that, it is a hugely rewarding experience. Of course, it can be scary to head out by yourself to a country that […]

Young Artists in Zimbabwe – Painter Nonny Mathe

Despite the hardship suffered in Zimbabwe, the country is fertile breeding ground for young talented artists. In this short blog-series, I will introduce you to the stories of some of Zim’s top-talents as a platform to share their art.   Unlike her expressive and colorful artwork, Nonhlanhla (Nonny) herself is a humble presence. She answers […]

Young Artists in Zimbabwe: Musician Keen Marshall

Despite the hardship suffered in Zimbabwe, the country is fertile breeding ground for talent. In this short blog-series, I will introduce you to the stories of some of Zim’s young talents as a platform to share their art. Keen Marshall Nhemachena (25) shows up to our appointment dressed the part. His love of jazz and soul shines […]