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Green, black, yellow, red, white: belongs to all of us
July 28, 2016, 1:01 pm


Dear Family and Friends,

While everyone has been watching ordinary Zimbabweans protesting, demonstrating and trying to free themselves from joblessness, poverty, corruption and oppression, our government have reacted in the same predictable way they always react: arrests, tear gas, threats, intimidation and angry voices.&nbs
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A supporters flag indeed!
July 15, 2016, 10:02 am


Dear Family and Friends,

History is being re-written here in Zimbabwe and this week’s paragraph gripped the country and caused wild jubilation when  a new victory was won in our grueling sixteen year long trauma. Three months ago when Pastor Evan Mawarire spoke about what the colours in the Zimbabwean flag meant for him, the video on social media lit a fire in
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The lost generation in Zimbabwe's history
July 8, 2016, 10:20 am


Dear Family and Friends,

At five minutes to eight on the morning of Wednesday 6th July 2016 Zimbabweans’ mobile phones stopped clicking, whistling, vibrating and pinging as Whatsapp, Twitter, Skype and internet connections failed. It couldn’t have come at a worse time because this was National Shutdown Day and in an instant everyone’s ability
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Compassion and empathy have gone out the window
June 24, 2016, 4:14 pm


Dear Family and Friends,

An icy wind swept  across Zimbabwe this week pushing temperatures down dramatically but not the temperaments of ordinary people as we approach the second month-end in a country which has run out of money.  There is no sign at all that the cash situation has improved in the country despite a month in which almost everyone’s been for
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Where has all the money gone?
June 10, 2016, 11:34 am


Dear Family and Friends,

Outside it’s gorgeous this winter: the grass is tall and golden, the aloes ablaze with orange flowers and the sky is a bright, dazzling blue. Night time temperatures are down into single figures and in the early mornings mist hangs in the dips and valleys. It’s spectacular to see swirls of mist lying along rivers in the early mornings,
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