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Nicole Beardsworth

Nicole Beardsworth

    Zimbabwe: Who is in control?
    Zimbabwe: Who is in control?
    Harare — A crackdown is underway in Zimbabwe, and few are talking about it. The violence and intimidation began just after the military fired live rounds in Harare on August  1, causing seven deaths, after the July  30 elections....
    New rules and ghost voters threaten Zimbabwe’s vote
    New rules and ghost voters threaten Zimbabwe’s vote
    Zimbabwe has a history of elections that are far from free and fair — and several ominous developments suggest that nothing will different at...
    Ahead of Zimbabwe’s elections, all bets are off
    Ahead of Zimbabwe’s elections, all bets are off
    On May 30 2018, President Emmerson Mnangagwa finally set the date for the long-anticipated Zimbabwean elections. The polls will inevitably be...
    Is the wind of change blowing across southern Africa?
    Is the wind of change blowing across southern Africa?
    On Wednesday February 14 2018, South Africans awoke to the news that there had been a dawn raid on the Saxonwold compound – derisorily...
    Youths sound call for change
    Youths sound call for change
    In dusty Dakar with its littered streets and heady smells of spice and goats, an astounding transformation is taking place. Faced with increasing...