Category: Nation & World

‘The Zimbabwe of My Youth Is No More’

I couldn’t sleep. I follow twimbos (Zimbabwean Twitter users) and am part of several WhatsApp groups, none of which has anything to do with politics; yet all were a flurry of news — real or fake. Family members on the ground were less sure of what was happening, while those in the diaspora were supplying…

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Fellow veterans of the fight for independence from Britain joined the march on Saturday as Zimbabweans poured into the streets and danced, sang and shouted with joy at the prospect of Mr. Mugabe’s rule ending. Photo Mr. Mugabe, center, made a public appearance on Friday at a university graduation ceremony despite a military takeover. Credit…