The digital age is dawning for young Zimbabwean girls and women as they develop new forms of technology that will improve their lives and communities.
By Michelle Chifamba
The Zimbabwean version of the
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It's 5 p.m. in Zimbabwe and I’m at an infamous taxi rank in Bulawayo, the second largest city in the country. I had made the crazy decision to join a group of ‘border jumpers’ and illegally cross into South Africa.
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Proposals to review the Democratic Republic of Congo’s constitution to permit President Joseph Kabila to seek a third term of office, if accepted, will only plunge the Congolese further into poverty and insecurity, both his political
While mobile services have existed in several forms for decades in Ethiopia’s Somali Region, in recent years the regional government together with various NGOs have led an initiative to substantially increase these services across the