Zimbabwe’s independence paradox

The end of the white racists’ Unilateral Declaration of Independence (UDI) and the attainment of independence in 1980 was supposed to usher in a new world order; a political dispensation in which no man would decidedly order another’s life; the expectation was of a country in which the law was going to shout out loud in support of the masses struggling to gain and keep their rights. Continue reading

The depopulating Bulawayo

The 2012 Zimbabwe preliminary population census results indicate that the City of Bulawayo lost around 3.1 percent (an average of 0.31 percent per annum) of its population in the period between 2002 and 17/18 August 2012. According to the census, the sex ratio of Bulawayo is 87/100 (87 males for every 100 females) and the population density was 479 per km2. Continue reading