Women are the vanguard of Zimbabwe´s electoral process. Zimbabwe´s 2018 national elections could make women into kingmakers – or not.
There is a common misconception that Zimbabwe is going to implement ‘biometric voting or electronic voting’. This is incorrect. Zimbabwe is not re-inventing the wheel, but is following in the footsteps of other countries including Ghana, Benin, Tanzania, Togo, Mauritania, Ivory Coast, DRC and Nigeria among others, which have successfully pioneered this technology
Corrupt municipal authorities and their syndicates, are siphoning millions of taxpayers dollars from one of Zimbabwe's most important cities, in a scheme that is astonishing and bewildering.
“This fear of desertification is exactly why I plant trees to oppose those who disregard forests,” says Shamiso. “From 2013 I have planted 10 000 natives bush trees in this district, with no donor funding or corporate help.”
His customers are scores of young Zimbabwean men who risk life and limb working the disused gold mines in South Africa. It is dangerous work. It is also governed by luck; the chance of finding gold. He claims to speaks to ancestors to guarantee diggers safety.