Diaspora remittances fall

We will never know if the ruling party foresaw the post-2000 crisis, marked by mass migration or indeed the continued social decay and exodus of the second wave in 2008. We will probably also never know if they anticipated the influx of cash returning to the country via remittances.   We can debate the level […]

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We are all Baba Jukwa

Despite widespread corruption, pestilence and death, sub-Saharan Africa has remained largely unaffected by the Arab Spring. So unaffected that you would be forgiven for thinking Tunisia, Algeria and Egypt were not rock and soil on the African continent. That isn’t to say Zimbabweans didn’t dare to dream, think or talk about revolution – they did, […]

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