Linda Mujuru

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Gold rush leaves toxic legacy

But it is another metal whose dangers they don’t recognise that may have a more lasting impact.
By Linda Mujuru Nov. 18, 2022

Agric funding in Zimbabwe

Tongoona doesn’t have a title deed to his land, only an offer letter from the government. This made it difficult for him to secure a bank loan.
By Linda Mujuru Nov. 18, 2022

Feature: Harmful practices bleed the border

The women speak momentarily to the soldiers, then they proceed on the dusty paths that lead into Mozambique.
By Linda Mujuru Jan. 13, 2023

The destructive toll of gold mining

Every day, they touch and breathe mercury, a silvery chemical element that carries deadly implications.
By Linda Mujuru Jan. 13, 2023

News in depth: Failed by the health system, Zim women are turning to courts

The baby lay in a pool of blood, crying, and Siyampongo stood there helpless, not knowing what else to do except call for help.
By Linda Mujuru Jan. 22, 2023

Voters sceptical as key election nears

As the elections draw near, concerns have been raised by civil society organisations regarding the country’s ability to hold free and fair elections.
By Linda Mujuru Feb. 27, 2023

Impending polls: ‘Insult laws’ limit free speech

The next morning, police showed up on his doorstep and arrested him for undermining the president.
By Linda Mujuru May. 19, 2023

For Mutoko villagers, lithium boom might prove a bust

In what has become known as the lithium rush, local residents like Dangaranga started mining their land, using picks and shovels to extract the metal.
By Linda Mujuru Sep. 10, 2023

Pollution Threatens a Zimbabwean Town’s Waters and its way of life

Rugara acknowledges that the Norton Town Council has struggled with inefficiencies in water treatment.
By Linda Mujuru Oct. 12, 2023

Disaster at the intersection of cholera and climate change in Zim

The mother of four said she relied on water from her neighbour’s borehole and tests later revealed it was contaminated with sewage.
By Linda Mujuru Dec. 15, 2023

Why some Zimbabwean women kill their babies

Janita Corina Mesu wrote her doctoral thesis at the University of Zimbabwe about women who commit infanticide in the country.
By Linda Mujuru Jan. 7, 2024

As parents seek opportunity abroad, children in Zimbabwe find abuse at home

Prisca believes her mother would have protected her if she had been there.
By Linda Mujuru Jan. 15, 2024

Inside the makeshift maternity wards of Harare

Medical experts interviewed for this article say such births are often conducted under unsafe conditions by untrained people, putting both the mother and baby at risk.
By Linda Mujuru May. 2, 2024
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News in depth: Zimbabweans sceptical about country’s latest currency as it remains in short supply

The shortage also makes it difficult for people to make change on smaller transactions, leading prices to be rounded up to the nearest US dollar.
By Linda Mujuru 7h ago