Zimbabwe created a new ministry to monitor social media. But most Zimbabweans don’t want government monitoring.

In a highly anticipated reshuffling of cabinet appointments last week, Zimbabwe’s president, Robert Mugabe, created a new ministry of “Cyber Security, Threat Detection and Mitigation,” to be led by former finance minister Patrick Chinamasa. The government claims the ministry was created because of growing abuse of social media, including cyberbullying.

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Zimbabwe: The opposition’s urban voter problem

Towns and cities used to be safe MDC strongholds. Not anymore.

As Zimbabwe heads for elections in 2018, all the economic warning signs are there for the ruling party. Under the ZANU-PF, the economy has gone into rapid decline and it’s possible that by the time the polls are held, the new currency of bond notes will be highly inflated.

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The painful reality of Zimbabwe’s 2018 election: A personal story

A couple of weeks ago I posted a picture that has been going viral online. The person portrayed in the picture wrote to me and asked me to take it down in part because it was also of their late family member. I took it down and shared of my own loss. Eight years ago we lost my sister who had just turned 21. She was the most beautiful person I have ever known. She had the smile that lit up the room. She was only 6 months younger than me but grew up thinking of me as her invincible big sister.

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Elections are a Numbers Game

Elections are a numbers game. They are a lot of things but they are primarily about winning the most votes. Zimbabwe is headed towards yet another contentious election in 2018. The economy is in a free fall but ZANU PF stands a chance to win again if the opposition does not come together soon.

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Let’s Get Women To Govern in New Government

Zimbabwe and its people have been on an emotional roller coaster these past few months with a multitude of unanswered questions raising a swell of controlled panic and fear.

Would 2008 repeat itself? Would Morgan Tsvangirai finally make it to the highest post in the land? Would Robert Mugabe step aside? Could ZANU-PF win freely and fairly, and what would this mean for the country?

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