Owen Gagare
Owen Gagare is the assistant editor of the Zimbabwe Independent, a weekly newspaper, covering business, politics and investigative stories. He has previously worked for NewsDay and the Chronicle. Owen has also written for the Mail and Guardian and has a passion for investigative and in-depth stories as well as human rights and governance issues. He is based in Harare, Zimbabwe.
Shadows over Sunshine City

Shadows over Sunshine City

Harare: wetlands Land invasions and illegal development threaten the source of water to Zimbabwe’s capital Once referred to as the "Sunshine City" - not only because the sun shines on Harare most days of the year, but because of its cleanliness and orderliness -...

Zimbabwe: Have the lessons been learned? The signs aren’t good

Zimbabwe: Have the lessons been learned? The signs aren’t good

Public reaction to President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s tweet announcing the death of Lands and Agriculture minister Perrance Shiri on July 29 summarised the polarised nature of the Zimbabwean society, while also serving as a barometer of the effectiveness of government policies in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

Owen Gagare
Owen Gagare is the assistant editor of the Zimbabwe Independent, a weekly newspaper, covering business, politics and investigative stories. He has previously worked for NewsDay and the Chronicle. Owen has also written for the Mail and Guardian and has a passion for investigative and in-depth stories as well as human rights and governance issues. He is based in Harare, Zimbabwe.
Shadows over Sunshine City

Shadows over Sunshine City

Harare: wetlands Land invasions and illegal development threaten the source of water to Zimbabwe’s capital Once referred to as the "Sunshine City" - not only because the sun shines on Harare most days of the year, but because of its cleanliness and orderliness -...

Zimbabwe: Have the lessons been learned? The signs aren’t good

Zimbabwe: Have the lessons been learned? The signs aren’t good

Public reaction to President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s tweet announcing the death of Lands and Agriculture minister Perrance Shiri on July 29 summarised the polarised nature of the Zimbabwean society, while also serving as a barometer of the effectiveness of government policies in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.