Simiso Mlevu is a journalist based in Harare, Zimbabwe. She covers Human Rights, Climate justice, Environmental Justice, Politics as well as Gender and Extractives issues. Simiso is currently serving as a communication for development practitioner at the Centre for Natural Resource Governance. She has worked for The Herald, B-Metro, uMthunywa and Bulawayo24.com. Her work has featured in the South African Broadcasting Corporation Television, Gabz FM and The Standard.
Water rationing as a result of drought conditions in Zimbabwe’s second largest city, Bulawayo, have led to the proliferation of informal water vendors, some of whom are selling water at a price that is beyond the reach of many of the 650,000 residents
In January 2019, there were spontaneous demonstrations across Zimbabwe over increase in Fuel prices. Internet was shut down in a bid to curtail the spread of information. This story gives an insight into what transpired in Zimbabwe's second largest city,