Tapiwa Zivira

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Kanyemba: Risking lives to stay alive

Typical of a community abandoned by its own government, the Kanyemba people now rely on neighbouring countries for services and all.
By Edgah Gweshe and Tapiwa Zivira Sep. 18, 2022

The story of Romance

Interestingly, Romance’s story is typical of the hundreds of the Doma people who have had to endure a life of abandonment.
By Edgar Gweshe and Tapiwa Zivira Oct. 9, 2022

Terror in Murewa as polls beckon

For being a member of the opposition CCC, Shumba has found himself being a victim of violence a number of times.
By Tapiwa Zivira and Edgar Gweshe Feb. 5, 2023

Dangerous animals force children out of schools

In remote and marginalised areas where human wildlife conflict is rife, there is a critical shortage of teaching staff while in some instances; children are forced to learn under trees.
By Edgar Gweshe and Tapiwa Zivira Apr. 9, 2023

News in-Depth: Zanu PF well-oiled campaign shows patronage machine at work

According to recent research, Zanu PF political elites have maintained tight control of the extraction, refinery and export of mineral resources for political gain.
By Tapiwa Zivira Aug. 13, 2023

Credibility of August 23 polls compromised

According to the Coalition, the pre-election environment has already proved that the Wednesday election does not pass the test of credibility based on a number of factors.
By Tapiwa Zivira Aug. 20, 2023

Reading through the pages of Rokesheni, Winky D’s Ghettocracy Score

It was his last album Eureka Eureka released on December 31, 2022, that received the most attention, and here are some of the reasons.
By Tapiwa Zivira Dec. 30, 2023

News in depth: Parliament, government negligence leaves victims of sexual exploitation in a lurch

Parents often wake up early enough to ensure their children have everything ready to start a new week — a daily routine.
By Tapiwa Zivira Feb. 11, 2024

The ugly side of evictions as Chisumbanje villagers are forced to make way for tycoon

Rautenbach also wants the land for a cattle ranching project, with reports that a herd of 1000 cattle is already in Chisumbanje and 3000 more expected after the villagers have been removed.
By Tapiwa Zivira and Everson Mushava and Miriam Mangwaya Feb. 18, 2024

News in depth: Zimbabwe on the brink of devastating hunger crisis as drought takes toll

Nearly a million people, including half a million children require safe water for drinking and domestic purposes.
By Tapiwa Zivira Feb. 25, 2024

Evicted families brace for winter without shelter

With no alternative accommodation, some families settled at an open space about half a kilometre from where their homes used to be.
By Tapiwa Zivira and Brent Shamu Mar. 10, 2024

Mnangagwa Desecrates constitution

ZICOMO operates as a grassroots citizens' initiative, uniting diverse stakeholders across all 10 provinces of Zimbabwe.
By Tapiwa Zivira Mar. 15, 2024

‘ZiG was imposed on Zimbos’

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has on several occasions been accused of abusing Presidential Powers (Temporary Measures) Act to dodge consulting the Legislature.
By Tapiwa Zivira May. 10, 2024