As as user of a dating site I am aware of the fact that everyone I see on the site – every profile I check out – belongs to someone who is also searching. It’s not only youths who are priming the demographics towards entrepreneurship around dating, but middle-agers too are part of the mix, as they comprise what is surprisingly the most active group on Facebook.
This optimizes everyone’s time and leaves no room for ambiguity. With internet penetration and smartphone usage surging in Zimbabwe, the circumstances are ripe.
This proverb sums up the dating culture of most of the Zezuru, Korekore, Karanga and Manyika people in Zimbabwe (at least in the 90s and before) who would only marry from within their tribes and boundaries.
Marriage, or rather dating, in Zimbabwe, used to be an ‘institution or an arrangement’ which involved a lot of rules and cultural or moral expectations that two people in a relationship were suppose to follow. In recent years with the advent of new technological gadgets like smartphones and laptops, there is a new dating trend which is fast developing in the country: internet dating.
He never thought he would find the love of his life, Aisha.