Trishula Patel

Trishula Patel is a journalist based in Harare, Zimbabwe, who contributes to ZimboJam, a digital website focused on arts and culture; and Sava360, a site on the South Asian community. Patel also worked as a freelance writer for Philadelphia Weekly and as an intern for The Washington Post's city desk and The Philadelphia Inquirer's health and science desk. She has a master's degree in world history and a B.A. in history from the University of Pennsylvania as well as a master's degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
May 26, 2015 
Yet another nation — this time in West Africa — is experiencing violence related to elections. In Guinea, protests have been flaring as demonstrators rally against the delay of local elections in the country. Violence erupted in the capital, Conakry, earlier in May, with supporters of the opposition calling for President Alpha Condé’s resignation. …
March 17, 2015 
HARARE, Zimbabwe — Elephants across the African continent face poaching, loss of habitable land and food supplies and culling. When World Wildlife Day was marked this month, the United Nations General Assembly discussed wildlife crime across the globe, including the threat to elephants, which are declining in number throughout Africa. Here in Zimbabwe, they …
February 9, 2015 
HARARE, Zimbabwe – As maternal mortality remains the most lagging Millennium Development Goal and a new set of development goals is being written this year, one focus will undoubtedly stay fixed on decreasing maternal death rates in the developing world. Nations there account for 99 percent of global maternal deaths, with countries in sub-Saharan …

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