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Nyasha Bhobo is based in Harare, Zimbabwe. She is a freelance journalist covering tech, immigration, climate emergencies, women's rights and other topics in southern Africa. Her work has been published by The Africa Report, Newsweek, The New Arab, Reuters, CNBC TV Africa and Canada Globe and Mail. She has a B.S. degree from Chinhoyi University of Technology in Zimbabwe.

  •  October 17, 2022 
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — When news that a mob of men raped eight young women last summer during a music-video production set in an abandoned mining site in Krugersdorp, Sipehle wasn’t optimistic that the culprits would be prosecuted. “My rapist walked free,” Sipehle said, explaining that it was because of a delay in DNA …
  •  June 6, 2022 
Street food diners at an informal kitchen in Soweto Township, South Africa
JOHANNESBURG — With no peace deal in sight to end Russia’s war in Ukraine, South Africa’s economy is feeling the pain from the conflict, about 9,000 miles away. Prices of grains, chicken, cooking oil and bread —  mainstays of South Africa’s food economy — have shot up on the back of Russia’s invasion, which …
  •  February 21, 2022 
HARARE, Zimbabwe — In Zimbabwe’s city townships, where high food prices exact a toll on poor households, grocery shops run by entrepreneurial Congolese refugees defend against hunger. “The Congolese shops, they feed my family!” said Sara Moyo, 27, a mother of two in Stoneridge Park, a suburb in the south of Harare, the capital …

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