31st Jan 2019 Equal Times 0

“Since January 2010, I have had to live on the streets, sleeping on the ground in public squares, begging, to be able to cover my […]

Poverty, unemployment and alcohol abuse in small rural towns

23rd Nov 2017 Joseph Chirume 0

The lack of economic opportunities in small rural and farming towns around the country is driving up social ills. Most of these towns rely on a single industry, typically farming. Unemployment is high and too many children pregnant. Alcohol abuse is reportedly spiking because there are more bottle stores in town than factories or bookshops.