A Retrospect on COVID-19 and Its Impact on the Women of Zubo Trust, Binga, Zimbabwe

By Tandi Pilani As we enter the third week of 2021, we can finally turn the page on the challenging chapter in most of our lives that was 2020. As we put the pandemic-riddled year behind us, I thought it would be necessary to take this time to pause and reflect on the lessons learntContinue reading “A Retrospect on COVID-19 and Its Impact on the Women of Zubo Trust, Binga, Zimbabwe”

How is Zubo Trust in Binga, Zimbabwe, navigating during these challenging times?

By Tandi Pilani COVID-19 definitely has had an impact on the globe, dominating the media and disrupting lives. This novel coronavirus has brought the world to a halt, making us adapt and accept a “new normal”. This article puts a spotlight on the Zambezi valley, and illustrates how Zubo Trust in the Binga district asContinue reading “How is Zubo Trust in Binga, Zimbabwe, navigating during these challenging times?”

Fishing culture in Binga: Indigenous foods – from source to table

By Tandi Pilani Some weeks ago many of us commemorated Africa month and I was overcome with nostalgia. A trip down memory lane reminded me of the continent’s rich resources. Natural resources! Healthy eating and nutrition are important subjects nowadays as we become more and more conscious of what we eat, and promote sustainable farming Continue reading “Fishing culture in Binga: Indigenous foods – from source to table”

Economic empowerment: The women of the Zambezi Valley

Introduction Binga is in Zimbabwe and located in the north-western part of the country. It was built to rehouse the BaTonga people whose homelands were flooded when Lake Kariba was created. It is indeed a hidden gem and you will soon understand why. Situated south of  Lake Kariba and six hours drive from the majestic  VictoriaContinue reading “Economic empowerment: The women of the Zambezi Valley”

Looking at COVID-19 with a gendered lens: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Introduction In times of war, conflict and outbreaks such as COVID-19, it is women and girls who are hit the hardest. The last few weeks have been filled with news on this global pandemic; the media continues to pay full attention to the novel coronavirus. As the situation deteriorates in the UK, I cannot helpContinue reading “Looking at COVID-19 with a gendered lens: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe”