Vabati VaJehovha going from strength to strength

Vabati VaJehovha going from strength to strength

By Simbarashe Musaki VABATI VaJehovah choral group’s voices blend together beautifully – like a mixture of perfume oils of the same kind – an ingredient to a dazzle of publicity in pioneering the Vapositori music genre in a music industry dominated by instruments bonded music. The BusinessConnect newspaper hooked up with Vabati VaJehovah band leader, Richard Magaya and convinced him to summon up the group’s nostalgic moments fused with tragedy, and hope, as the Biblical Lazarus’ prescription to raise the group from the musical graveyard after the death of its…

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Ngodzo – the shining beacon

Ngodzo – the shining beacon

By Simbarashe Musaki CONFIDENCE and trickery with the ball coupled by an unmatched close ball control and dribbling skills, as well as mesmerizing stepovers, were trademarks of former Zimbabwe national team and Highlanders attacking midfield star, Johannes Ngodzo. A quick talented and skilful playmaker then, Ngodzo is one of the football legends never meant to be forgotten as he is one of the ‘real’ football angels of immortality, automatically becoming a push factor for this publication to trace his rise to stardom and whereabouts. He was born on November 6,…

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Karimatsenga relives career, eyes youth development

Karimatsenga relives career, eyes youth development

By Simbarashe Musaki FORMER Kambuzuma Utd FC and Underhill FC midfielder Stany Karimatsenga was so good and incredibly brilliant in the middle of the park and was renowned for his powerful long kicks, which earned him the nickname Chivhiri (wheel) during his heydays, as a professional footballer. The BusinessConnect in its quest to bring back a flood of memories regarding the country’s yesteryear football stars vestige Karimatsenga’s rise to the public eye. Karimatsenga whose role model was the legendary Caps Utd FC forward, Stewart ‘Shutto’ Murisa was born on September…

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A tale about Tommy-shoes, rubbing shoulders with Premier League’s elite

A tale about Tommy-shoes, rubbing shoulders with Premier League’s elite

By Simbarashe Musaki THE adage ‘dynamite comes in small packages’ aptly describes the pint-sized former Dynamos FC prolific goal poacher, Esau Amisi, who was arguably one of the country’s next brightest star before injury blighted a blossoming career that could have seen the lively Amisi grab international headlines for his exploits on the football pitch. Amisi, who became one of the youngest players to grace the country’s Premier Soccer League (PSL) in the new millennium, exploded on the local footballing scene during Moses ‘Bambo’ Chunga’s youthful assembled Dynamos FC squad,…

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Hall of Famer, Mkhokheli, reflects on illustrious career

Hall of Famer, Mkhokheli, reflects on illustrious career

By Simbarashe Musaki MKHOKHELI Dube’s pace, talent and an unmatched enthusiasm in front of goal propelled him through football ranks to become a darling of soccer fans in Zimbabwe and the United States of America, where he was inducted in Michigan Bucks Hall of Fame for his efforts for the Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise. Without scratching the surface, The BusinessConnect hooked up with Mkhokheli Dube, popularly known as Mshoza/ Mkhoza, to dig up his rise to stardom Dube, a boyhood supporter of Highlanders FC was born on June 18,…

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DreamChaser, Darcey opens door for peers

DreamChaser, Darcey opens door for peers

By Tsitsi Florence Nauruma The BusinessConnect general manager, Tsitsi Florence Nauruma had a brief chat with Elisha Daucey and managed to get an insight into what drives the DreamChaser and how he has managed to fully tap from his ever-growing network in pursuit of his professional and life goals. • Tell us a brief background about yourself? Elisha Daucey is better known as Elbrook_TheDreamChaser founding director at Dream Chasers Inc a youth empowerment organization that ensures young people have adequate access to resources, opportunities, skills, information and relationships needed in…

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Ngonidzashe Sesamani wins prestigious Public Speaking ICMM Award

Ngonidzashe Sesamani wins prestigious Public Speaking ICMM Award

By Beatrice Dube NGONIDZASHE Sesemani’s horizon continues to expand evidenced by the latest addition to his cabinet after attaining the 2020 Public Speaking and Coach of the year at the International Coaching and Mentoring Annual Awards ceremony. The 31-year-old Zvishavane based life coach and motivational speaker, Ngonidzashe Sesemani, found himself walking away with a golden medal and a certificate for this exceptional award. This added an extra cherry on top of his many other achievements that include “Best Outstanding Applier of Development Thought” at the Midlands State University Graduation Ceremony…

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Frequently misunderstood Mupambi, a voice for the voiceless

Frequently misunderstood Mupambi, a voice for the voiceless

By Simbarashe Musaki WHEN you think of human rights activism in Zimbabwe; one name, which quickly comes to the fore, is Abigale Mupambi, a woman who has become an intellectual powerhouse for tirelessly fighting injustices, dating back to her trade unionism days. Her influential characteristic and determination to be at the forefront, amplifying the voices of fellow countrymen in creating the envisioned democratic country, made her name unavoidably mentioned in the history of Zimbabwe human rights advocacy, filled with fear and intimidation. This publication traced the origins of this forceful…

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STATIX – electronic solutions made easy

STATIX – electronic solutions made easy

By Beatrice Dube Beatrice Dube (BD) of The Business Connect had a discussion with Beryl Ndlovu (BN) about her business and more. BD-Give us a brief background of your organization BN-Statix Electrical Private Limited is a company that provides electrical services and currently has a total of 10 employees including the directors. We started off freelancing in October 2016, and we have been offering our services since then, and we managed to officially register and launch it fully in 2020. BD-What services do you offer? BN-We offer electrical services to…

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Mwendamberi relives career’s highs and lows

Mwendamberi relives career’s highs and lows

By Simbarashe Musaki Memory Mucherahowa hung his football boots in 2001, after the realization that his legs could no longer sustain his explosive acceleration, which made him the daring and dashing tormentor of opponents in more than a decade of a stellar football career which saw Zimbabwe legendary gaffer Sunday Chidzambwa handing him the Dynamos captain’s armband for a good eight years, as Dembare conquered African football. The former Warriors and Dynamos FC midfield maestro’s rich, epic and spanning history cannot be simply erased from our football vault. Having in…

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