Hustle & Grind

Get off my case, I’m not ignoring you

Sometimes I open my WhatsApp and find 120+ unopened messages and I feel overwhelmed and close the app. But because some of you have an inflated sense of self, you start thinking that I am ignoring you. Well I am,…

Sometimes the Blessing is Just for You

I’ve had some insane business ideas! Exciting ideas which are the epitome of innovation and forward thinking. These ideas didn’t work out not because they weren’t great, but because the team I had wasn’t. I tried to share my blessing…

How House Chores Could’ve Made Me a Better Adult

I wish I had done more house chores when I was growing up. I envy the people who had strict parents who gave them strict duty roasters to adhere to. My kids will have chores assigned to them the moment…

Self Sabotage VS Self Care

There’s a fine line between being tired and being exhausted. How do you know when you’re burning out and that you need to take a proper break? With the raging conversation around mental health issues, it seems like we are…

I Once Lost Out on a Job Opportunity Because..

I had been job hunting for months when this opportunity landed on my doorstep, well on my stoep since I’m Zulu. It was perfect! I’d be working remotely with an international team and the salary was in US dollars. This…

What Ruvheneko Taught Me About Business

I went to the Fuck Up Nights that they have at Impact Hub Harare and the speakers for that edition were Tatenda Jakarasi, co-founder and C.E.O. of MunchZW, Ruvheneko and my mentor Thembe Khumalo. As my luck would have it,…

Why Women Can’t Stand Each Other

Imagine minding your own business just trying to get by and someone keeps roping you into a race that you didn’t sign up for. You’re walking in the middle of town, strolling and living the very best of your life…

I Got A Mentor… And I love Her!

Every story has a sensei that guides the main character through the struggle and helps them to their purpose. Even Jesus had the holy spirit. I have Thembe Khumalo. Do you guys have relationship mentors? People who are in healthy…

The Bare Minimum I Expect When I’m Booked

In preparation for #Booked&Busy2019 I have taken initiative and listed some of the expectations that I have when I am booked for a speaking gig. To get paid I didn’t understand this when my mentor was trying to teach me…

The Art of Being an Influencer

Being an influencer is the ability to hook people into believing in you and your opinion to the extent of parting with their hard-earned money just because you sold them the dream. Why should we believe you? To influence adequately,…

Meeting Ameera Mimi Changed My Game Plan

The only #WCW Women Creative Wednesday that I attended was Zimbabwe’s fashion and lifestyle blogger Ameera Mimi of Kicking it With Mimi. She is a multi-award winning blogger and owns the Top Billing of Zimbabwean blogs. She is the current…

Not Just Anyone Can Take Pictures Of Me

Photography is an art and I respect it as such. Please don’t approach photographers and ask for photoshoots in exchange for exposure or as a favour. Trust me, they already have all the exposure that they need. #TooFunny https://twitter.com/BaddieBanga/status/1069178690196697088 Anyways,…

Oh WOW I Met Boity Thulo

Trends Hair and Nail Lounge had Boity Thulo as the special guest for their official launch and yours truly was in attendance. Where else could I have been, like for real? My love for Boity is unnatural. Financial constraints are…

Becoming A Publicist Was My Only Move

Being a publicist is basically marketing a talent in a way that makes it lucrative and appealing. There are many talented people in Zimbabwe but you don’t know too many of them because they don’t have a functional management team…

What It’s Like For Me Having 13 000 Twitter Followers

Look at procrastination. When I wanted to write this post I was sitting on 11 000 followers. Anyway, two thousand followers later and I am still in the same position that I was then. People imagine that having many followers…

Watchu Need To Know About My Guest Appearance on #Capital23Free

Thank you to everybody that had an opinion about the things I said in the podcast ‘Nhai Onai and the Other Guys.’ I don’t feel like I have to defend them but when do I ever get what I want?…

Friend Request Denied? Possible Reasons Why

Getting me to accept your friend request takes a scientific process that closely resembles applying for an American visa. I used to just accept everybody for the sake of numbers and deluded by the assumption that if they sought me…

Blogging Theme for 2017: ‘The Bad Girl Edition’

HAPPY NEW YEAR Everybody! It’s a little late but what the heck. Let’s get right into it. Every year I set blogging goals and usually I keep them a secret because I don’t want to be held accountable to my…

5 Types of People I Will NOT Work With

As a publicist I have encountered a wide range of personalities, talent and obstacles. During my career I have developed a list of the naughty and nice. Some have earned it and some I nullify for reasons best known to…

We Need New Faces

The creative industry is tired with the same old people showing up and claiming to be veterans of the industry. Where is the new blood? I’ve noticed that everytime there is a ‘do’ there’s usually the same people attending you…

Charlotte the harlot: Charlie’s story

Charlie Sheen’s confession about his HIV status came at an opportune time as we were headed to World AIDS Day. It has not only raised awareness on the issue but has also exposed the ignorance surrounding the topic. Ignorance hinders…

The LIST you could do

The Top 100 Influential people in Bulawayo was released last week. I wasn’t even checking for it when the congratulatory messages started flooding in. Screenshots verified the claims that I was indeed on the said list. At first I was…

The Voice: I Hate The Way I Sound

I was only minding my own business, exactly a decade ago, when a friend of mine (Leroy Ndlovu) told me that my voice was annoying. Mind over matter. Years later a clip goes viral of that Ambivalence character and somebody…

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