Zimbabwe’s 2023 elections look like their predecessors: stolen. But this one is a bit different. Opposition strategies and regional responses have changed too. What does this mean for the future?
Nelson Chamisa defines himself as a social democrat who believes in providing substantial welfare to support healthcare and basic education.
Taffy Theman and Bustop TV are YouTubers who use comedy to criticise the ruling elite.
He helped found a church with three million followers in 168 countries, a hospital, a university and several schools.
Novelist Petina Gappah’s call for translators on Facebook has resulted in the publication of Chimurenga Chemhuka.
The Zimbabwe Exemption Permit gave holders the right to live and work in the country but did not grant them the right to permanent residence.
Zanu-PF’s anti-American rhetoric is not only deployed to win friends abroad. As elections approach, it is also a prominent campaign tactic at home.
Using found materials from dump sites, the large scale works examine the residues of colonialism.
In his music, he positions himself within the people’s struggles and identifies with them.
Skewed reportage on the land debate contributes to entrenching the injustices of colonialism and apartheid.
Skills training in Zimbabwe excludes students from poor backgrounds. The informal sector should be used as a training ground for them.
As Zimbabwe heads for 2023 presidential elections, there are key things voters should watch out for in the social protection promises made by candidates.
Informal sector organisations in Zimbabwe have the potential to influence politics at a personal and societal level.
The unity between Zimbabwe’s two main ethnic groups is so fragile that even an inspirational street mural can expose it.
The ANC retains its determination to rule yet lacks the capacity to do so effectively. The only way out of the dilemma is its defeat in an election.
When policymakers reduce electricity scarcity to a few factors like theft and vandalism, to be solved with technology and stiff penalties, they miss other factors that contribute to electricity theft.
Stringent restrictions could stifle innovation among mobile money operators and hinder access to financial services.
The militarisation of borders and securitisation of migration have always failed to stop irregular migration.
Hundreds of handwritten letters found in an archive have revealed the real import of the writer’s enduring influence.
The gap between the continent’s most democratic and authoritarian regions is likely to continue to grow.