PEPFAR, Jibilika Bring HIV Education To Glen View In Style

By Kudakwashe Pembere TAKING HIV education a notch higher was the Presidential Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) in partnership with Jibilika Dance Trust in Glen View. It was a lit Saturday at Glen View 3 shops jampacked with loads of edutainment and the highlight of the day being the unveiling of the PEPFAR Legacy Mural. A procession from Tichagarika Shops in Glen View 8 straight to  Glen View 3 saw Churchhill High School’s Pipe Band donning Scottish kilts which amazed a lot of residents in both areas. They thought they…

When Jibilika, PEPFAR Push For Change In Yeke Yeke Narrative

By Kudakwashe Pembere It’s about time the tables on sexual behaviour are turned and setting the pace is Jibilika Dance Trust which on Saturday in Glen View 3 holds several activities such as unveiling a mural, a music concert and skateboarding. The free gig dubbed Positivity concert features musicians such as Ba Shupi, Fireman, ProBeatz, Dingo, Nargee and Zimdancehall diva Kadjah. The events are supported by PEPFAR which celebrates 15 years of helping people living with HIV Engaging in unprotected sex puts people at risk of HIV and other sexually…

Local Rapper TiGonzi In ICU

ZIM HIP HOP chanter TiGonzi is battling for his life in a local hospital intensive care unit after being stabbed on Monday night. By Tafadzwa Rusike Gondo and Kuda Pembere The Zvenyu hitmaker whose real name is Tinashe Gonzara was coming from a studio in the company of his manager. TiGonzi’s manager narrated the ordeal in an interview saying they were coming from the studio at 2 am when they got into a Honda Fit pretending to be public transport ferrying passengers to White House where he stays. According Mutize,…

Jibilika Takes HIV/AIDS Awareness To The Streets

WELL on course is the outreach program by Jibilika in conjunction with PEPFAR (Presidential Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief) in Harare and Chitungwiza meant to increase awareness on HIV/AIDS among youths. Having started on December 10, the program is expected to reach youth in Highfield, Mufakose, Mbare, Glen View and Chitungwiza. The City Centre and Epworth will not be left out. This outreach program 15 days long commemorates 15 years PEPFAR has been in Zimbabwe. “Jibilika in partnership with PEPFAR (President’s Emergency Plan For AIDs Relief), has embarked on a…

Musicians On Power Of Positivity Over HIV/AIDS

By Kudakwashe Pembere HIV prevalence among youths can be attributed to a poor mindsets, poor prevention methods, drug abuse to mention but the few. Most youths end their lives and dreams prematurely owing to owing to poor attitudes towards life. Youths particularly in the high density areas blame the unemployment crisis in Zimbabwe for drug and alcohol abuse. Upon abusing toxic substances such as Crystal Meth, Marijuana, Antipsychotics, Cough Syrups to mention but the few expose them to HIV/AIDS as their sexual behavior will be out of control due .…

Musicians Have A Role To Play In Raising Mental Health Awareness

…Their Music Should Get LoudER In Tackling Mental Health Issues By Kudakwashe Pembere A large section of local, regional alongside global musicians seem to be letting the world down in tackling mental health issues as they neglect them through not using their magical vocal and instrumental artistry. The deafening silence on these issues has forced Zimba Nice to write about this issue. Mental health issues affect everyone in the world. However, Africans have their own version and always allege jealous people bewitched them. What would you expect, with movies from…

SA Hip Hop Icon HHP Dies

Hip-hop star HHP has died. He was 38. His wife confirmed to TshisaLIVE on Wednesday. Lerato Sengadi, his publicist wife, spoke from the scene. “Yes, yes, it’s true. I am with the family at the moment,” said a traumatised Sengadi. Details surrounding the hip-hop veteran’s death were still sketchy. Jabulani Tsambo‚ who was popularly known as HHP‚ had in the past opened up about suffering from depression. Two years ago, SowetanLIVE reported that he had admitted to attempting suicide three times in 2015 and that he had visited an online suicide website in…

Mbeu On A Mission To Raise Mental Health Awareness

Afrofusion crooner Ashton Nyahora better known in  showbiz as Mbeu (the seed) has tasked himself to have performances aimed at raising awareness on mental health issues. Mbeu who serenaded the crowd at World Mental Health Day commemorations in Norton yesterday told Zimba Nice on the sidelines that he finds mental health disorders needing critical attention. “Mental health is a serious issue in our community with Norton being one of the hotspots with youth abusing drugs and other intoxicating substances.  Im happy several officials from Government and renowned NGOs alongside our…