Zimbabwe

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Zimbabwe under renewed pressure to give up Rwanda genocide suspect
Protais Mpiranya is top of a list of remaining fugitives indicted by an international tribunal

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

08, Apr, 2021 @11:39 AM

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‘Think of others’: elderly people in Zimbabwe dispel scepticism on Covid vaccine
While younger generations remain suspicious, growing numbers of senior citizens are taking up the jab

Nyasha Chingono in Harare

08, Apr, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Actor Thandiwe Newton reclaims original spelling of her name
Westworld actor tells Vogue she is reverting to Zulu spelling, saying ‘I’m taking back what’s mine’

Lucy Campbell

05, Apr, 2021 @9:46 AM

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No play, no pay: Covid drives Zimbabwe's pros to unofficial football matches
Informal games are a lifeline while the Premier League is locked down, but at what risk to players?

Nyasha Chingono in Harare

29, Mar, 2021 @6:15 AM

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'We forget our troubles': crystal meth use rises during lockdown in Zimbabwe
Harare’s drug dealers say business is booming as more young people, some at school, use mutoriro

Nyasha Chingono in Harare

16, Mar, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Gurrumul, Omar Souleyman, 9Bach and DakhaBrakha: the best global artists the Grammys forgot
From the Godfathers of Arabic rap to the father of Ethio-jazz, Grammy-winning producer Ian Brennan guides a tour through global music’s greatest

Ian Brennan

11, Mar, 2021 @4:30 PM

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The international community must stop legitimising despots' regimes in Africa | Nelson Chamisa
The bright future promised for the continent’s young generation is being perpetually postponed, says Zimbabwean politician Nelson Chamisa

Nelson Chamisa

18, Feb, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Educating Zimbabwe: illegal ‘home schools’ defy lockdown in townships
Priced out of online access, poor children are turning to backyard teachers as Covid closes state classrooms

Nyasha Chingono in Harare

18, Feb, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Lack of Covid data may leave African countries behind in vaccine rush
Experts say continent may not be seen as priority because true extent of pandemic is unknown

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

15, Feb, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Four chicken heads a dollar: how one Harare grandmother scratches a living in lockdown
Staying home means starvation for many Zimbabweans, and those forced to work face police raids and dwindling custom

Nyasha Chingono in Hopley

05, Feb, 2021 @7:15 AM

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#Demlootchallenge: Zimbabwean activists sing to protest corruption
Journalist Hopewell Chin’ono’s song denouncing “looting” in Mnangagwa’s regime has inspired a host of follow up versions

Nyasha Chingono in Harare

03, Feb, 2021 @12:00 PM

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The teenage taekwondo trainer fighting child marriage in Zimbabwe – photo essay
Natsiraishe Maritsa saw so many friends being forced into marriage that she started a campaign to drive out the practice

Nyasha Chingono in Harare. Photographs by Cynthia Matonhodze

22, Jan, 2021 @7:45 AM

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