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Ina de system by Rassie Ai

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Ina de system scrupulously examines the experiences of a Zimbabwean migrant worker in the diaspora, his/her experiences on a social and community level as well the hardships faced due to perceptions of the host communities. Ina de system – Lyrics “Check it well this is Rassie Ai, I’m speaking to all the foreign guy, all […]

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How some titles have lost meaning in Zimbabwe

Even Michael Jackson had a doctorate

Zimbabweans regularly fall into a frenzy for titles (tiltle-phoria) where everyone within the upper echelons of power wants to put that title either as a suffix or prefix to their name. In the end everyone becomes an entrepreneur, farmer or quite recently the trending doctor or prophet. Here are several titles that has been overused […]

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Why Are You Telling Mistruths About Zimbabwe?

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Last week, a story was published by a reputable media outlet about women being charged $5 per scream during childbirth, a story for which the headline itself seems out of this world. The story went out social media and caused discontent as can be seen by the reactions on Twitter below: [View the story “$5 […]

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