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Saturday, July 19th, 2014

Facebook and Politics in Zimbabwe: Who is Baba Jukwa?

Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare, is buzzing with the arrest of Edmund Kudzayi, editor-in-chief at the Zimbabwean Sunday Mail. Together with his brother Phillip Kudzayi, the editor stood accused of administrating the faceless online personality known as “Baba Jukwa.” Since early 2013 the popular Baba Jukwa Facebook page has been posting allegations of scandals and corruption, mainly

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

Zimbabwean Diaspora Diaries

I have been photographing for 3 years now. I began at the start of my degree in Photojournalism at Falmouth University in the UK, from which I graduated this year. I was born in Zimbabwe in 1990,...

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Morgan Tsvangirai and Opposition Politics in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s nationwide elections passed without bloodshed last month, but they were not free from controversy. On July 29, citizens went to the polls to elect a president and parliamentary representatives in the first electoral contest since 2008,...

Monday, August 12th, 2013

Zimbabwe is a Victim of Outsiders’ Fantasies

In 2008 or so, I registered for a Masters degree at Wits University with a rather interesting research component that I never got to finish. My thesis was to be an examination of the coverage of Zimbabwe...

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

The New York Times goes to Zimbabwe*

Lydia Polgreen’s recent New York Times article “In Land’s Bounty, a Political Chip,” while a good introduction to one side of the indigenisation policies of ZANU-PF, is far too nice to the lead character, Savior Kasukuwere and...

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