More Images From Zimbabwe: 30 Years After Independence
Harare, Zimbabwe, 19 April 2010
A Zimbabwean man cycles home, during a break in one of the storms that have been pounding Zimbabwe this April. This is Domboshava, just outside Harare, on 16 April 2010
A schoolgirl plays around on her way back home from school, April 16 2010, Zimbabwe
A woman walks out in the Domboshava savannah, just outside Harare, during a break in the heavy storms that have been pounding Zimbabwe of late
These children claim they are repairing potholes and they stop cars to ask for donations from motorists for this "voluntary work". In Harare's poshest areas, they can be seen filling potholes with bricks, stones and earth. A few days later, the pothole will be back. Bigger. Deeper.
But still they persevere. Motorists think it noble to give them handouts. At least they are not out committing crimes.
Remand Prison in Harare. Notorious as a hellhole that has killed many people. As it happens, members of the Women of Zimbabwe Arise Group (WOZA) spent the long Independence Holiday weekend behind bars for protesting against what Mugabe and Tsvangirai are doing to the country: poverty remains widespread. The gap between the 0.005 percent rich and the pove is widening....