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Since Covid-19 reached Zimbabwe in March 2020, I have been conducting interviews with young Zimbabweans. My...

Fight or surrender: The plight of the young in Zimbabwe

As the Zimbabwean crisis deepens, many in the media and academic fraternity castigate their countrymen as...

How Zimbabwe’s cartels extract ‘rent’ from Zimbabwe’s poorest and make the elites richer

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An increasing number of nurses have tested positive for Covid-19 at Harare’s biggest hospital as Zimbabwe...

Zimbabwe survives by exiling people to South Africa

South Africa parrots Zanu-PF’s fiction that all Zimbabwe’s ills can be blamed on the West, while...

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