Robert Mugabe

Hard roads: life in austerity Harare is an uphill climb

Hard roads: life in austerity Harare is an uphill climb

Getting around a big city with young children can be difficult nearly anywhere in the world, but in austerity-gripped Zimbabwe’s capital city, those challenges are compounded by a crumbling transport system, writes Maureen Sigauke.

Zimbabwe: no festivities in the festive season

Zimbabwe: no festivities in the festive season

As millions around the world celebrated Christmas, there was scant merriment for most Zimbabweans. A year after the ouster of Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s economic collapse and hyperinflation, writes Maureen Sigauke, is a sobering illustration of the fact that inequality is not just “a bug in the system”.