In 2006, even drivers like Samson are millionaires in Zimbabwe. Inflation is skyrocketing and basic commodities are increasingly rare or unaffordable. Though Samson earns more than most drivers, it is still not nearly enough to support his family. With limited options, he has started skipping meals to save money. As he grows weaker, he ignores the warning signs…
A fascinating new short story by acclaimed author Sarah Ladipo Manyika, Zvakwana, offers heartbreaking insight into one man’s willingness to sacrifice for his family in a time of extreme economic crisis.
Creation date: 2014-06-18