In a not-so-distant dystopian Zimbabwean future, the country is a barren wasteland decimated by years of drought, unbridled corruption from a second ZANU-PF/MDC unity government, and … Continue reading Back to the future: running for power, but what about the people?
A well-loved statistic is that Zimbabwe has the highest literacy rate in Africa. It sits loftily at 97%. So proud are we of this that it’s … Continue reading Oh Zimbabwe, education is more than just being able to read
Getting widowed in Zimbabwe is life altering, not just the trauma of losing a spouse, but the treatment from those still alive that comes with it. … Continue reading Until your death do me apart: The widow’s lament
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
Last week Johannes Tomana, Prosecutor General in the Ministry of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs in the Republic of Zimbabwe, declared in an interview with the Chronicle newspaper, that 12 year old girls should be allowed to have sex and … Continue reading Leadership, not the law, continues to fail girls