The past 3 years have been simple amazing. I took on a route that i had little experience about the funds couldn’t permit for us to have an editor. The most famous thing I did with Urban Culxure would be the ever controversial lists. That all came in different forms and packages now and again.
That’s one thing that made the magazine popular. Although that wasn’t the core business we wanted to celebrate our creative stars and above all provide drama and entertainment to the magazine followers. The ideas could have bought discord and would have ruffled furthers it was all part of making us celebrate the city we all love and grow from our mistakes.
The 2015 top 100 lists will be one amazing thing I saw with the magazine the traffic was off the hook everyone was talking, newspaper reviews and radio interviews indeed that was the beginning of the journey. In the 3 year journey I have met talented individuals had interviews with the most creative personalities. I know in the process of having some of the lists rubbed others the wrong way, it was all part of making Bulawayo great and living with the well-known tag of being the creative capital of Zimbabwe.
After spending the last 3 years of my life as the editor of this institution it’s time to say good bye to the job I have come to love. With little experience I learnt with each day. My love for online enterprise bought me this far.
Urban Culxure came into existence on April 16 2014 we went live with little or no advertising at all I learnt something’s on the job, had no enough funds to actually hire a news editor or reporters had to do most of the work by myself. It took other visionaries who saw the picture of what I wanted to do and came on board and offered services freely. Musician Kadder Kwaitostar, fashion designer Annie Maliki, Imelda Moyo, Milton Sithole, and in 2015 Nigel Ndlovu joined in with his experience fresh from attachment with C-Media in Harare.
As we are a few weeks away before we celebrate our 3rd year in business I take this time to reflect and usher in a new team that will take you for another 3 year run. At this juncture the new team will take you on an African entertainment experience as we go beyond Zimbabwe. I will be still around at UC but on a non-editorial role.
I also celebrate that under my tenure I managed to get a ZimHipHop nomination a hub award at the 2016 Shoko Festival I urge the coming team to think beyond and have cutting edge content that will not only drive traffic but would bring partners to our shores.
I take this time to thank the almighty god for taking me this far. To individuals who helped me with content and to all who partnered with the team during my reign as the editor thank you. I hope you will continue to support us as a brand. As we are not only growing as a magazine but with other brands that we will be introducing to you in the coming months.
On Thursday we will introduce you to the new team via our social media platforms.
To the readers and subscribers of the magazine thank you very much keep on visiting and sharing our content.