ANGUS SHAW

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The Star Fish Story

The Roman Catholic sisters in Mbare dished out the fortified, nutritional drink mahewu, what food they managed to find and antiseptic creams and other basics donated by pharmacies, some time-expired...

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It’s life

At first I disapproved of the “greening” of Zimbabwe’s cellphone towers. But then I took a longer, more contextual view and it didn’t  seem too bad. Maybe that’s the way...

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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...