ANGUS SHAW

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Is the pen mightier than the sword?

Freedom of expression: the debate goes on “I despise what you say but I will defend to the end your right to say it.” The enlightened approach current for so...

Heart of Darkness

Thembi, a lovely and heart warming child, was admitted to Parirenyatwa hospital in Harare after her mother sold some of her furniture to pay for admission.  She died at the...

The Demise of the Newspaper

The Demise of the Newspaper

Soon our metalwork artists will have to change from this man reading a newspaper to someone reading a smartphone or texting on a park bench. Using mobiles has got so...

One hundred Trillion Dollars

The numbers game: More about money

Visitors to Zimbabwe are snapping up old, defunct Zimbabwe bank notes, preferring them to some traditional African curios and souvenirs of the country’s acclaimed stone sculpture. Most sought after is...

It’s Just Another Brick in The Wall

It’s Just Another Brick in The Wall

A brick dated c. 1912 Builders in Mbuya Nehanda have unearthed the original bricks of some of the first hard standing buildings in what was then the centre of the...

Money laundering Zimbabwe-style

Money laundering Zimbabwe-style

Harare – The washing machine cycle takes about 45 minutes _ and George Washington comes out much cleaner than before in Zimbabwe-style laundering of dirty money. One US$ bill has...