Archive for November, 2018

Allan’s Story (Zimbabwe)

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

At a supermarket in a poor community on the outskirts of Harare (Zimbabwe), hundreds of people line up in the blazing sun. The shop is shut and a handful of police wearing helmets and carrying truncheons prevent people from swarming the door. “These people have been here for the past six hours; since 3:00am they have been here” a man says angrily as he gestures to the lines. Women carry small babies on their backs in the hot afternoon sun. No-one even knows if the shop will open today, or…

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