Mugabe's Zimbabwe | Ms. Postlethwaite's Human Geography Page |

On the face of it, things are looking up after Robert Mugabe’s landslide presidential election victory in July: growth forecasts are positive as agriculture recovers, inflation has been kept in check and the stock market is beginning to turn a corner. However, Zimbabwe’s manufacturing heartlands, which accounted for a quarter of the economy a generation ago, are now wastelands – and some fear the decay is permanent. 

Via Mathijs Booden