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Zimbabwe: Zimbabweans Turn to Memes and Jokes as Covid-19 Mental Health Burden Bites

[AFRASID] Zimbabweans are no strangers to using humour as a coping mechanism. For instance, during funerals, a close family friend (masahwira) lightens up the sombre atmosphere by sharing jokes about the deceased. Humour is also a form of escape for the oppressed and dejected – and a subversive means to comment on the country’s many crises.

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