Zimbabwe

Damned if you vote — damned if you don’t: Zimbabwean youth and political alienation
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Politics and Society Damned if you vote — damned if you don’t: Zimbabwean youth and political alienation

The 2023 election is considered by many Zimbabweans to be decisive. The economy is struggling and there is belief amongst many that only a change of government can stop the downturn. Key to this aspiration of change is the youth vote. However, the campaign to register young people to vote continues to move at a snail’s pace.

Groundings with Walter Rodney: Remembering a guerrilla intellectual
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Politics and Society Groundings with Walter Rodney: Remembering a guerrilla intellectual

On March 23 in 1942, Guyanese historian and Pan-African Marxist revolutionary Dr. Walter Rodney was born, he would have turned 80 this year. Rodney was assassinated in 1980. His image, voice, and canonical works will continue to be a testament and witness to the yearning of the human condition for freedom and redemption.

BSR: What happens when ZANU PF faces an existential threat
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Politics and Society BSR: What happens when ZANU PF faces an existential threat

As the Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) basks in the glory of its early gains across the country, it is important to remember that they are dealing with an adversary that has no scruples. Even in ordinary times, ZANU PF goes for low blows. And when the tide is against it, ZANU PF bristles, ready to pounce on anything in its way

Shane Warne — Obituary: ‘The cricketing world has been robbed of a piece of its fabric’
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Arts, Culture and Sport Shane Warne — Obituary: ‘The cricketing world has been robbed of a piece of its fabric’

African cricketers and administrators have paid tribute to leg-spin idol, Shane Warne who influenced many Zimbabwean, Kenyan and South African spinners. Steve Tikolo, who captained Kenya in the 2003 World Cup and former Zimbabwean limited-overs skipper Prosper Utseya also paid tribute to the legend whose name in etched in cricket folklore.