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Altered landscape, changing livelihoods: missing urbanisation in Zimbabwe

Summary of an event with Dr Beacon Mbiba, Professor JoAnn McGregor, and Professor Ian Scoones, who discussed population distribution and migration, the reconfiguration of the rural economy, and the administration of new settlements in Zimbabwe.
10 things to watch in Africa in 2016 by Africa Research Institute
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10 things to watch in Africa in 2016

Rising debt, the ever-growing prominence of social media and a battle for the soul of the ANC are just some of the things Jamie Hitchen and Nick Branson are expecting to see in Africa in the year ahead.
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Whodunnit in Southern Africa By Ranka Primorac

Thrillers offer complex insights into how authors and readers may understand the present, and imagine the future. This is seldom recognised by journalists, academics and other commentators.
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How intellectuals made history in Zimbabwe By Blessings-Miles Tendi

The history of Zimbabwe has been revised in the service of the governing ZANU-PF party. A ‘patriotic’ version of history, disseminated by public intellectuals and state media, has distorted legitimate grievances. Critics of patriotic history, including opposition politicians,...
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How intellectuals made history in Zimbabwe

The history of Zimbabwe has been revised in the service of the governing ZANU-PF party. A ‘patriotic’ version of history, disseminated by public intellectuals and state media, has distorted legitimate grievances. Critics of patriotic history, including opposition politicians,...
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Feeding Five Thousand: The case for indigenous crops, in Zimbabwe by Paul Chidara Muchineripi

In this Policy Voice, Chidara Muchineripi, a management consultant from Harare, argues that indigenous crops should play a more important role in African agriculture. Chidara, who is next in line for the chieftainship of the semi-arid district of Gutu, built a consensus amongst...
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