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Remembering Patson Dzamara

Remembering Patson Dzamara, the Zimbabwean activist who never stopped searching for his brother

Rule of law must first be strengthened by people power

Dynamic grassroots movements are especially needed in authoritarian states where institutions are fundamentally broken

Kenya’s government can’t tackle the pandemic alone. It needs civil society

Kenya’s government has excluded nongovernmental organisations and other groups such as churches from its emergency decision-making. This is a mistake

Zimbabwe’s collapsing economy trumps coronavirus concerns

For now, residents of Harare have more immediate worries

The last hours of Solomon Mujuru

Zimbabwean General Solomon Mujuru died in suspicious circumstances in August 2011. This is an edited extract from his recently published biography by Blessing-Miles Tendi

Zimbabweans’ survival strategies

Even the better off have had to find ways to manage in the shattered economy

Chasing mermaids in Zimbabwe

When two congregants drowned in a dam near Mhondoro village in Zimbabwe, it was said the men had transgressed the covenant the church had with the shrine’s guardian spirits

Slice of life: Going up in the world

'Getting retrenched opened up a lot of doors for me'

Tuku at Harare’s Book Cafe

'Watching Tuku on stage at the Book Café was at times an almost spiritual experience,' writes Tomas Brickhill

Mnangagwa returns to Zimbabwe after protest crackdown

Police and soldiers launched a large-scale operation against suspected protesters last week, which was triggered by a rise in fuel prices

Vicious crackdown in Zimbabwe

Experts say the harsh reaction is a symptom of a bankrupt and desperate government

Cresta upgrades hotels to accommodate Zim tourist increase

In response to questions from the Mail & Guardian, the country director in Zimbabwe of Cresta Hotels, Chipo Mandela, said:

RwandAir launches route between Cape Town, Harare and Kigali

As Zimbabwe emerges from financial turmoil, there is increasing demand for flights

Zimbabwe union leaders arrested before planned march — lawyers

Peter Mutasa, president of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) — the country's largest trade union — was among those detained

High turnout, high expectations as Zimbabwe votes

Opposition fears that slow queues in urban areas could discourage voters

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