What happened to Zimbabwe – how could a principled Chimurenga/Umvukela produce such an uncaring rogue and brutal regime?

What happened to Zimbabwe – how could a principled Chimurenga/Umvukela produce such an uncaring rogue and brutal regime?

Last night (2 August 2020), I did something I had ceased doing in quite a long time – watched something on the state broadcaster, ZBC (Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation), other than the news and some selected current affairs programs – as I largely regard everything else aired on that channel as childish and pathetic, whereas the only reason I endure the torturous minutes of the shoddily researched and produced news and current affairs, is to avoid missing anything happening in my own backyard.

Living in Tough Places

Living in Tough Places

As human beings, we spend our days searching for a place of safely. In today’s world with transport and communication being so easy, it sometimes feels as if the world is at our feet. It’s not of course because we put up barriers to travel and migration which can make it pretty difficult to get around these days – just try to get a visa to visit Britain for example.

July 31 Demo: Charge sheet for Nust student

July 31 Demo: Charge sheet for Nust student

July 31 Demo: Charge sheet for Nust student

Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga released on bail

Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga released on bail

Award-winning novelist was arrested while taking part in banned anti-corruption protests.

Zimbabwean author freed after night in jail for protest

Zimbabwean author freed after night in jail for protest

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — An internationally known Zimbabwean author and several other people have been released on bail on Saturday, after spending a night in police cells for protesting against the government.

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