Zimbabwe

Zim youth tell their ghetto stories through music

06 October 2019 - 00:00 By SHARON MAZINGAIZO

At the corner of Rusike Street in Mbare - one of the oldest townships in Harare - a group of youngsters gather to cheer a teen using rhyme and rhythm to poke fun at Zimbabwe's problems.

His name is Tafadzwa Daka and he sings about a "stolen election" and cowards running away from ill-equipped police. In the lyrics the 18-year-old dreams of being a soldier one day, not to deal with rioters but to get the guy who took his girl away...

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