One Zimbabwean ex-convict found a new passion during his time in prison thanks to the prison’s rehabilitation programing. During his 10-year sentence, the man started a theatre troupe, which led him to pursue acting upon his release.
Throughout East Africa, presidents are using a variety of controversial methods to overstay term limits and remain in power. Uganda might be the next to follow suit as its leader bumps up against its constitution’s upper age limit for holding office.
Spinning, a popular motorsport where drivers perform stunts for spectators, hasn’t been formally recognized in Zimbabwe. Without the recognition, veteran spinners worry about the sport’s future because of the expenses associated with participating, but they are committed to training the next generation of spinners.
Much of the land in Uganda is owned by families under a traditional system, which uses geographical features as boundary markers and knowledge maintained by clan elders. The recent civil war has destroyed those markers, and most of the elders who know who owns what have passed away. As families return to their land, they now have a difficult task to prove it belongs to them.