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Letters from Zimbabwe began in February 2000, providing eye witness accounts of seventeen years of upheaval, farm invasions, political violence, social turmoil and catastrophic economic collapse which eventually led to the resignation of Robert Mugabe in November 2017.

These blogs about life in Zimbabwe, continue the story, starting from January 2018.

Zimbabwe on the edge

Dear Family and Friends, “Zimbabwe on the edge.” “Crisis in Zimbabwe.” “De facto state of emergency in Zimbabwe.” These are not my …

Dear Family and Friends, I write this letter from a bitterly cold Zimbabwe where tension is high and people are anxious. There …

Dear Family and Friends, On these late winter mornings you don’t have to listen hard to hear Zimbabwe’s clock ticking towards an …

Dear Family and Friends, Three young guys stood at the check- out counter at the supermarket a few days ago with their …

Dear Family and Friends, On these cold winter morning when the temperatures are down into single digits and thick white mist conceals …

Dear Family and Friends, Sixty one days into Zimbabwe’s Covid 19 lockdown, I went into the supermarket early in the morning. There …

Dear Family and Friends, With anxiety and excitement I headed out onto the open road one day this week; everything was in …

Cathy Buckle Books

LULU publishers are currently undertaking major upgrades to their online operations. The BUY NOW links are currently unavailable but my books are …

Dear Family and Friends, I am writing this letter on day 33 of Zimbabwe’s Coronavirus lockdown which has just been extended for …

Dear Family and Friends, I am writing this letter on the 18th April 2020, Zimbabwe’s 40th   anniversary of Independence. At the time …

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