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Wilson Johwa

Wilson Johwa

    The mystery of discordance
    The mystery of discordance
    Silas Masindi* was not entirely surprised by his HIV test results. The dapper garment trader, who discovered earlier this year that he was infected...
    Jo'burg's downtown turns upmarket
    Jo'burg's downtown turns upmarket
    Living and playing in the city, as he puts it, was such an appealing idea that two years ago Khabo Baloyi decided to buy an apartment in downtown...
    Seeing, rather than seen
    Seeing, rather than seen
    Black women in South Africa are no strangers to photography. In years gone by, however, they have typically found themselves in front of the lens...
    Campaign finance a hot topic in Zimbabwe
    Campaign finance a hot topic in Zimbabwe
    The topic of campaign finance is rarely far from the minds of politicians or pundits in the run-up to elections -- and Zimbabwe is no exception to...
    Gloomy Zim election countdown begins
    Gloomy Zim election countdown begins
    And so, another year in Zimbabwe -- and in less than three months' time, another election. It is a prospect that few seem to welcome.
    Zim consumers give 'zhing-zhong' thumbs-up
    Zim consumers give 'zhing-zhong' thumbs-up
    Zimbabwe's clothing manufacturers understand all too well why Asian economies are often referred to as "tigers". With feline swiftness, low-priced...
    Mixing politics with food in Zimbabwe
    Mixing politics with food in Zimbabwe
    Food and politics, as Zimbabweans are finding out, are not always mutually exclusive. If they were, what would explain official claims of a bumper...
    Tuberculosis resurges in Southern Africa
    Tuberculosis resurges in Southern Africa
    Fuelled by a burgeoning Aids problem, tuberculosis is experiencing a resurgence in Southern Africa where health officials are beginning to talk of...
    Battered and bruised MDC takes stock
    Battered and bruised MDC takes stock
    Zimbabwe's main opposition party, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), celebrated its fifth anniversary over the weekend. However, ceremonies...
    Zimbabwe's secret war in the DRC
    Zimbabwe's secret war in the DRC
    Two years after Zimbabwean troops returned from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Zimbabwe's public remains largely unaware of the activities...
    Zimbabwe NGO Bill raises concern
    Zimbabwe NGO Bill raises concern
    A proposed new law that is set to curtail the activities of NGOs in Zimbabwe has grabbed the attention of many among Southern Africa's human-rights...
    Time's up for Zim's 'kerb crawlers'
    Time's up for Zim's 'kerb crawlers'
    A recent crackdown on men who frequent prostitutes in Zimbabwe has left human-rights activists there a little confused.