‘We had no other choice’ – rape culture & sexual exploitation of girls

Original post: ‘We had no other choice’ – rape culture & sexual exploitation of girls On 6th September, StarFM’s show Pane Nyaya hosted two children who spoke about being forced into prostitution in Harare. One was 9, the other 13. The interview, painful to listen … Continue reading ‘We had no other choice’ – rape culture & sexual exploitation of girls

Patients to cough up (& cough more) as doctors give medical aid ultimatum

This week, the first first family (for there has only been one… really.) continued to celebrate the birth of the newest addition to their multigenerational family in plush surroundings kusingapore (Could be Singapore or where politicians are healed, but continue to go … Continue reading Patients to cough up (& cough more) as doctors give medical aid ultimatum

South African Suburbia: The Neighbours They All Pretend Don’t Live There

Originally posted on Law | Life | Leanings:
[Originally posted on Huffington Post] It started in early January this year (not really, more like in 1652 or thereabouts). The one neighbour who acknowledges my presence and existence as her neighbour asked if… Continue reading South African Suburbia: The Neighbours They All Pretend Don’t Live There

From the bedroom to the presidential boardroom: The slow rise of women in power

Something curious has been happening in Zimbabwe of late. The nation’s First Lady has been holding rallies in various provinces. These rallies look and sound like campaign rallies to me, anyway. Though there’s nothing she could be campaigning for. She … Continue reading From the bedroom to the presidential boardroom: The slow rise of women in power