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Marko Phiri

Marko Phiri

Marko Phiri is a freelance journalist based Zimbabwe. He has worked as a freelance journalist and is also the author of short story and film scripts that focus on exploring the human condition. 
Hanged by the state but icons to the youth
Hanged by the state but icons to the youth
A recent review of Richard Wrangham’s The Goodness Paradox: The Strange Relationship between Virtue and Violence asks: “Did capital...
The day the dollar died, the music also crashed
The day the dollar died, the music also crashed
I recently watched a small band of merry young musicians setting up their rig at a Bulawayo township pub. The space was so small it could barely...
Ready, steady -- go, gore, gone
Ready, steady -- go, gore, gone
As kids we were taught that you do not cross a red robot as this would spell certain death when hard metal hit raw flesh. It was ingrained in our...
The moneychangers' flea market in Zim's CBD
The moneychangers' flea market in Zim's CBD
They wear flashy garments and loud perfumes, presenting themselves as uptown yuppies. Many have that bulging African backside oozing cellulite,...