Blogs allow people to express themselves on issues or matters that are close to their hearts. Until 2009 blogs were only done by individuals and mostly covering one subject. Things have changed, there’s now multi-author blogs (MABs) which allow different authors to write on the same blog about different issues. From politics to sports and entertainment, It has become a way of uniting people of the same beliefs and help share personal experiences.
And of course, Zimbabwe is no different; here are some of our favorite prominent Zimbabwean bloggers.
Farai Gundan- Farai Today & Forbes
One of Zimbabwe’s most prominent Bloggers, Farai is also a TV and radio personality who owns an online and mobile advertising platform focusing on Africa called Farai Media. In 2013 she was in the list of 30 under 30 Africa’s Best Young Entrepreneurs. Farai also writes for her a platform she owns Farai Today and Forbes.
Fungai Machirori- Her Zimbabwe
Her Zimbabwe tells Zimbabwean women stories as well as nurture young women’s digital activism. Its primary target is Zimbabwean women aged 20-35. It promotes sharing of personal narratives, social commentary and perspectives on gender.
Makho Ndlovu- Makho Ndlovu blog
Makho Ndlovu’s self titled blog covers everything entertainment, from fashion to life style and everything happening across Africa.
263Chat – Nigel Mugamu
263Chat is an award winning platform for conversations in Zimbabwe. It started as a hash-tag to encourage dialogue and conversations among Zimbabweans and now it has expanded to include other social media platforms and providing training for social media strategy. It won the prize for Innovative Use of Technology for Community Engagement at the Telkom High-way Africa New Media Awards in 2013.
TechZim- Limbikani S.K Makhani
It updates and covers you on all things technology. From technology news, views and reviews about products and services in Zimbabwe and the surrounding region.
Rabison Shumba Blog
Rabison Shumba is an author, speaker and life coach. His blog is about inspiring, educating and equipping you with the tools you need to achieve your dreams.
Tinashe Nyaruwanga blog
Tinashe’s blog is about Ecommerce, MCommerce, Social Media and Online Marketing including Twitter, Blogging, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn and Search Engines Optimisation (SEO). tinashenyaruwanga.com
Passion In The Moment- Rudo Nyangulu
Rudo’s blog is about artistic photography and design. She writes poetry and articles too. She also uses the platform to do charitable work. She has a charity project called ‘The Art of Being Humane’ that she started as a means of using her talents.
Three Men On A Boat- Larry Kwirirai and P.J
Three Men on a Boat features everything from politics, entertainment, health and sports in young and fun way of informing people what is happening around them whilst inspiring them.
Posh Veils- Sharon Chironda
Sharon shares her love and passion for fashion on her ‘Posh Veils’ blog. It is based on her love for style and if you’re into fashion trends or looking for ideas for your wedding, then Posh Veils is your blog.
Quintessential-f.com is an inspirational blog written by Zimbabwean women across the globe for Zimbabwean women. It aims to remove stereotypes and self fulfilling prophecies that hinder women from reaching their goals and it offers tips on faith, family, finance, fashion and fitness.
Munyaradzi “Bloggo” Dodo, is the founder of TV Yangu which has been nominated for the best use of social media by a start-up category. TV Yangu is a year-old video-driven website which boasts of a wide variety of content on their website as they have managed to secure it through crowd sourcing. Some of the content found on the website includes the South African-based comic animation Noko Mashaba, Shuga a drama from Nigeria, Makosi Today, Invision Short films, music videos, Napstalk a web series by Star FM radio DJ Napster and the hilarious skits from PO.Box that have gone viral. TV Yangu also won the award for Best Citizen Journalist Award at the last edition of the Shoko Festival Hub Unconference, walking away with $1 000 last year.