The Climate Story Lab ZA, a much-needed incubator of impact strategies for imaginative projects by Southern African creatives, aimed at amplifying communication about the global climate crisis, closes for submissions on 7 October.
In March 2020, when COVID-19 first arrived in Zimbabwe, we decided to switch our research focus to study the unfolding implications of the pandemic in our rural sites across the country.
The Zimbabwean government has at least one undisputed ability: to shoot itself in the foot. In fact they now appear to have a desperate shortage of unpunctured feet.
People can be very patient. They sit by the road and wait for a bus for hours. Or they can be very impatient, dodging across traffic lanes, overtaking on the left as well as the right. Some of us are good at waiting. Others, with the prophet, say, ‘we cry for help and you do not listen.’