Infertility and the yearning for children

One of the toughest tests of a marriage is the revelation that one is infertile and cannot bear children. One of the main reasons...

A Zulu Lobola Ceremony

Our negotiations started the day before as we were requested to arrive at the venue by 5am! This was a first for...

Men Dealing With Pregnancy

Men and pregnancies. How are we dealing with our partners who are carrying our children? Are we present through out the journey or we...

Cohabitation is a bad idea

Cohabitation is known as kuchaya mapoto in Shona. A practice whereby a man lives with a woman he has not paid lobola/roora/dowry for, most...

The Value of a Wife

My wife left for Zimbabwe for a month because of some funny rule at Roodepoort licensing department that says an accompanying spouse cannot get...

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Femicide, a Case for the Neglected Boys of South Africa

Gender-based violence has been a trending topic once again. The common thread has been largely women suffering at the hands of men....

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