Articles by GroundUp correspondent

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Zimbabweans too intimidated to speak out, even in South Africa

“Government monitors social media. I am scared if I make negative comments, I would get blacklisted and not get my passport.”

By GroundUp correspondent - 19 August 2019
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RDP house on sale for R1.7 million

Risky purchase says property consultant

By GroundUp correspondent - 25 February 2019
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Home Affairs reopens refugee office it closed in 2011

“The courts had spoken. We had to do it,” says Deputy Minister of Home Affairs

By GroundUp correspondent - 22 October 2018
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Violence in Harare: an eye-witness account

“You can vote for MDC all you want but there is nothing you can do”

By GroundUp correspondent - 2 August 2018
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Harare’s poorest residents vote in fear

“We live in a pool of faeces. Yet they want to control who we vote for.”

By GroundUp correspondent - 31 July 2018
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Panic buying in Zimbabwe

Bond note currency blamed for crisis

By GroundUp correspondent - 26 September 2017
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Rocky road ahead for minerals bill

Plethora of criticisms of the bill before Parliament, as well as procedural problems

By GroundUp correspondent - 14 June 2017
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Smuggling tyres across the Zimbabwean border

Zimbabwean men in Musina have to bribe immigration officials to make a meagre living

By GroundUp correspondent - 7 February 2017