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The Matobo Heritage Festival Kicks Off in Zimbabwe

Have you ever tasted meat roasted from the surface of a rock? If not, and you are keen on it you might be in for a treat if you make your way to Amagugu International Heritage Centre in Zimbabwe, 60km along the Bulawayo Kezi road for the Matobo Heritage Festival. The festival which began yesterday will run up to the 5th of August and promises to be an unforgettable music, dance and drumming experience in the Matobo Hills.

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14 years later, Flower and Olonga’s voice echoes on

It might not be the most famous political statement made on the sports field, like the Black Power salute at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico. But when Zimbabwean cricket players Andy Flower and Henry Olonga wore black armbands at the 2003 Cricket World Cup to “mourn the death of democracy” in their country, they wrote their own unique piece of history and showed love to a country that has continued to sink deeper into crisis and recession.