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Writing rises from the ashes

In 1980 Zimbabwe barely had a literature scene to speak of. Independence brought with it a short-lived local publishing boom

Mugabe and the tradition to not speak ill of the dead

What is the proper way for young Zimbabweans to remember Robert Mugabe's legacy?

Digging up the graves of Gukurahundi graves – and burying the evidence

Exhumations of Gukurahundi graves risk destroying vital clues about the extent of the massacre and who was responsible

Zimbabwe begins exhuming victims of Gukurahundi massacre

The targets were mainly from the Ndebele ethnic group, perceived as backing a rival to Mugabe, who is from the majority Shona group

The brutal crackdown in Zimbabwe creates a new generation of exiles

Political dissidents who have fled to South Africa face an uneasy, uncertain future

Mnangagwa’s pre-emptive strike

Zimbabwe’s president has wiped out any potential revolution before it can even begin

The best of the M&G’s Africa coverage in 2018

The Mail & Guardian prides itself on in-depth, first-hand reporting on and from the African continent

Security forces to blame for Zim post-election fatalities

Motlanthe commission of inquiry into the post-election violence in Zimbabwe blames ‘overwhelmed’ army and police

Will Zim bury poll deaths report?

Kgalema Motlanthe investigated post-election violence but there are concerns President Mnangagwa will not release his findings

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We dare not speak its name

Living with ghosts of Gukurahundi

Twenty-thousand Zimbabweans were slaughtered in a brutal purge of Mugabe’s perceived opponents. Mnangagwa played a role in organising the crackdown

Can an old croc learn new tricks?

Mixed messages from President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s first few days in office

Gukurahundi ghosts haunt Mnangagwa

Mugabe’s successor was allegedly instrumental in organising the massacres of the Ndebele

From reconciliation to repression: Mugabe’s painful legacy

Massacres, torture, killings, evictions and rigged elections must never happen again in Zimbabwe

British policy towards Zimbabwe during Matabeleland massacre: licence to kill

The effects of President Mugabe's post-independence security clampdown known as the Matabeleland massacre, continue to be felt.

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