University of Mauritius Develops Breast Cancer Awareness App with Support from Oracle

Over 1,000 users benefit from cancer prevention service running on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure   Oracle and the University of Mauritius(UoM) today announced the successful completion of a three-year skills development program that has trained over 1,000 UoM students in the latest cloud computing technologies. As part of the program the student entrepreneurs of Oracle Student Ambassador Club used Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) and Oracle NoSQL Database technologies to successfully develop a mobile application for breast cancer awareness. This application and further innovation efforts of the student entrepreneurs will be supported…

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Marriage Perspectives With Loise Chingandu: For Newly Weds

EVER since lobola events became a public event, marriages seem to be on the increase. I admire the glitz and glamour that comes with these ceremonies but I am always sad when within weeks or a few months pots start flying, bags are packed end of the union before it has even started. My question when I see lobola parties is; Do these young people understand what marriage is? By Loise Chingandu It is a complex institution with a set of rules that you only know and understand when you…

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RELATIONSHIPS: Dating The Important Step For Young People

Adolescence is a time that comes with its own challenges for young people and their parents or guardians. The young people have to negotiate carefully through the potential `landmines` that can detonate anytime during the adolescent years! By Fadzayi Maposah It is important to note that the mistakes that young people make in their adolescence can affect their future and also leave scars. Adolescence should be treated with a lot caution! It is a time to be enjoyed and celebrated by the young people and their parents and guardians. In…

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Relationships : The Family (Part 1)

Relationships are the way which two or more people are connected. Young people are in many relationships. The relationships that young people have include family, friendships, dating and courtship. By Fadzayi Maposah Family is where young people start interaction with other people. Families come in various forms: the nuclear family made up of both parents, single parent families, child headed families and the extended family. These days the family is under a lot of reconstruction with many demands, strains and pressures upon it. The family, peers and the society play…

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Madzimai Akupedzwa Nzara Yebonde Ne Gym Ne Mabasa- Vana Mazvikokota

MUDZIMAI akagarisa  asina kunzi tokonyo zvinogona kuvhiringa zvakwanda. Zvino kunze kwaita dambudziko, madzimai akawanda haachafarire bonde nekuda kwezvikonzero zvakwanda mazuva ano. Umwe Mazvikokota pane tsvakurudzo dzakaitwa anoti iye madzimai akupedzwa simba kugym, huye nekuita mabasa akawanda zvinosangasira anoita kuti vanete pfungwa zvese nemuviri. Na Michael Gwarisa Tsvakurudzo yakaitwa ku United Kingdom ye National Survey of Sexual Attitudes inoratidza kuti vanhu havachafadzane pabonde sezvaiitwa chinyakare. Sarudzo idzi dzakaona kuti mugore ra 1990, murume nemukadzi vaigona kuita bonde kshanu pa mwedzi, mugore ra 2000, vadikani vaiita bonde kana (4 times) tozoti muna…

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Couples Who Sleep Naked Have A More Fulfilling Sexual Relationship

DO you sleep with your clothes on? Then it’s probably time you ditch those fabrics and start sleeping in your birthday suit. Sleeping naked as a couple could lead to a very healthy and intimate relationship between married couples according to scientific research. By Dr Love Ladies, especially African ladies come up with myths and stories to justify sleeping with their clothes on. “If I sleep naked, evil spirits will have sex with me in my sleep,” they say, while some believe that sleeping naked will allow air to enter…

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“Shaina” A New Movie About Coming Of Age Premiers Tonight On ZTV

THE U.S. Agency for International Development  (USAID) in collaboration with high profiled Zimbabwean actors have come together to deliver a unique coming of age film titled Shaina which premiers tonight at 9 PM on Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC TV.) By Michael Gwarisa The film  also follows the Success of other two projects “Inside Story” and “Lucky Specials” and is part of a media initiative to empower adolescent girls and young women in Sub-Saharan Africa by the (USAID). The USAID funded feature-length film, Shaina, premiers on ZBC-TV at 21 at 9PM tonight and …

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The sex position most likely to break your penis

SOME sex positions can put you at a greater risk for penile fracture than others. ~ Yes, you can actually break your penis – and some sex positions can put you at a greater risk for penile fracture than others, according to a recent study published in the International Journal of Impotence Research. Read more: The 10 worst things that could happen to your penis For the study, researchers looked at 90 patients aged 18 to 66 who had fractured their penises. They found that 77% of those cases were sexual-trauma…

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Comprehensive Sexuality Education Is Not Sex Education Says Experts

SEXUAL and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) experts have reiterated that Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE)  was key to empowering young people in and out of out school to make informed decisions about their life choices.   By Michael Gwarisa Speaking during a virtual discussion that was organised by the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) and Right Here Right Now (RHRN), Mr Sendisa Ndlovu, the Programs Officer for SAYWHAT said CSE was not about sex education but embraces the aspects of children’s rights and empowerment which in turn prevent them…

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Zimbabwe’s First Premium Sex Toy Store Launched

INTIMATE Store, Zimbabwe’s first premium sex toy shop has been launched, a move set to complement  and boost couples and individuals sexual fantasies. By Michael Gwarisa The world over, sex toys are popular devices used in complementing and satisfying sexual desires for both sexes. The company’s marketing manager, Fadzai Jones said the shop was nothing sinister and was only meant to ensure individuals enjoy intimacy to the fullest. “Intimate Store is Zimbabwe’s first premium adult toy store licensed by the Government of Zimbabwe. We help you discover what you need…

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