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C-19: Zimbabwe and the rule of law

C-19: Zimbabwe and the rule of law

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a humanitarian crisis of gigantic proportions, which the UN has warned may escalate global suffering and jeopardise lives and livelihoods “for years to come”.

Pulverised into submission

Pulverised into submission

Zimbabwe’s citizens have been subjected to years of state-sponsored brutality By mid-morning on 1 August 2018, thousands of people had gathered in Harare’s central business district (CBD). Just two...

Long sidelined, now centre stage

Long sidelined, now centre stage

During Zimbabwe’s last general election in 2013 the 89-year-old candidate Robert Mugabe of Zanu-PF cruised to victory after securing 61.09% of the vote, while his main rival, 60-year-old Morgan...

Life beyond Mugabe?

Life beyond Mugabe?

Unhappiness between former liberation parties continues to bedevil Zimbabwean politics Zimbabwe has two main ethnic groups, the Shona and the Ndebele, as well as smaller groups such as the Tonga,...