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Is This What Our Heroes Died For???

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Is This What Our Heroes Died For???

August 2018 was supposed to be the month that Zimbabwe celebrated its liberation. The people had just voted in one of the most peaceful elections since the 1980 election. However, before all the results had finished being counted six people were dead in the capital Harare as soldiers opened fire to disperse stone-throwing opposition supporters…

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Your Country Not Working Properly? Blame Sanctions…

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Your Country Not Working Properly?  Blame Sanctions…

“Zimbabwe has been destroyed by sanctions imposed by the US, Britain and the EU…” “Our infrastructure and healthcare are in the state they are in because of sanctions…” These refrains are familiar to anyone who has lived in or followed news about Zimbabwe. If a Zimbabwean politician does not have an excuse to hand that…

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COMMENTARY: BZA Manifesto 2018

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COMMENTARY: BZA Manifesto 2018

A critical appraisal of the BZA Manifesto To the Build Zimbabwe Alliance (BZA) team, congratulations on the publication of your manifesto. As ThinkZim (TZ) we agree with you on many of the points you raise as issues that need to be addressed in our country, however, we also have some questions. On the point to follow,…

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