Environment

3 years ago | December 18, 2016

Xmas decorations from recycled materials

THE holidays are here! It is time for family, time for friends, time for good food and time for shopping. If once this ...

Tailor made make-up for black women

Fatima Bulla — THE cosmetology industry is a multi-billion dollar project thanks to a massive buy in by women who ...

3 years ago | December 11, 2016

Vultures face extinction as betting outlets sprout

Tendai Chara — THE mushrooming of sports betting outlets has given rise to a demand for a concoction of vulture ...

Creating a herbacious border

SUMMER is just as great a time to revamp your garden by creating a herbacious border. A herbacious border is simply a ...

Tackling climate change the African way

Aly Abou-Sabaa — FROM  making jam with cactus fruit, to reviving traditional underground canals to defend against ...

3 years ago | December 4, 2016

Interior trends for 2017

EVERY season, year or even decade has its own trends – the trendsetters have already pointed out what makes a ...

The sausage tree of Africa

Andrew Mangwarara — ONE of the greatest things about being in Africa is its vegetation and among this unique plant ...

3 years ago | November 27, 2016

The fountain of inspiration

Andrew Mangwarara — ANCIENT Greek, Egyptian and Chinese civilisations made sure that water was one of the main ...

3 years ago | November 20, 2016

Life’s greatest treat

Andrew Mangwarara — PHASEOLUS vulgaris is the botanical name for the common beans loved by many, both as a green ...

3 years ago | November 13, 2016

Choosing the right furniture

THE living room is one of the most important spaces in your home. It is the entry way and therefore, the first room that ...

Enjoy the vibe of the salvia family

Andrew Mangwarara — IF there is anything called fame in the plant kingdom then it belongs to sage, botanically ...

3 years ago | November 6, 2016

Plant a tree, plant life

Andrew Mangwarara — IT is estimated that at the rate that trees are fast disappearing, only 10 percent forest ...

3 years ago | October 30, 2016

Rotten tomatoes: Pest invasion wreaks havoc

Tafadzwa Kadani — When Mr Gift Tshuma planted tomatoes on one-and-a-half hectares, he anticipated a good harvest ...

3 years ago | October 2, 2016

King of the Jungle meets his match

Gaborone. — For more than 10 000 years, ever since man started herding cattle for food and enrichment in Africa, lions ...