From Neria to Zollywood: The State of Zimbabwean Film
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From Neria to Zollywood: The State of Zimbabwean Film

When Zimbabweans talk about the greatest films ever made in their country, they almost always refer to the 1990’s decade. This decade produced Neria (1992), which is probably Zimbabwe’s highest grossing movie of all time. Other notable movies from this period include More Time (1993), Everyone’s Child (1996), Flame (1996), and Yellow Card (2000). Older people may … Continue reading

Miss Zimbabwe vs. Miss Matofotofo vs. Miss Curvy: The Frontier of Beauty
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Miss Zimbabwe vs. Miss Matofotofo vs. Miss Curvy: The Frontier of Beauty

When former Miss Zimbabwe Brita Masalethulini emerged winner of the Miss Malaika beauty pageant, Zimbabweans were elated. She instantly became a household name because she was the winner of Africa’s most prestigious beauty contest. My interest peaked too and I began to follow every Miss Malaika edition. Unfortunately, Zimbabwe never won again. My interest in the competition … Continue reading