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Tendai Marima

Tendai Marima

Tendai Marima is a freelance journalist currently based in Southern Africa. She holds a doctorate in Comparative Literature and is currently working on post-doctoral research on literary representations of African women in the colonial era. 
Ethiopia's Anuak refugees are wary of returning home
Ethiopia's Anuak refugees are wary of returning home
It took Okwalla Ochang Cham two years to complete the dangerous journey from his home country of Ethiopia to South Sudan. "I had no money for...
Zim opposition leader fears poll violence
Zim opposition leader fears poll violence
Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa says his Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) and its coalition partners feel more susceptible to violence after...
Zimbabwe: President Emmerson Mnangagwa's 100 days in office
Zimbabwe: President Emmerson Mnangagwa's 100 days in office
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa took...
A letter from a Zimbabwean observing the unthinkable
A letter from a Zimbabwean observing the unthinkable
The unthinkable has happened in Zimbabwe. After a day of fake news and hyped up versions of reality, of military tanks spotted around the capital,...
A letter from a Zimbabwean about (dis)Grace
A letter from a Zimbabwean about (dis)Grace
Landing in Johannesburg on a late Tuesday afternoon, I was welcomed to OR Tambo International Airport by the embarrassing news that First...
Zimbabwe still waits for liberation
Zimbabwe still waits for liberation
Marching bands, long speeches and colourful acrobatic displays marked Zimbabwe’s 37th independence celebrations held around the country on...
Turbulent Zim faces a grim 2017
Turbulent Zim faces a grim 2017
A thick, choking haze of teargas and burning tyres has blanketed Zimbabwe’s urban streets over the past year as citizen activist groups re-emerged in protest against an increasingly repressive government and the hardship brought by a deteriorating economy....