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Listen to Beth Chitekwe-Biti and Ezana Haddis Weldeghebrael discuss the recent political changes in Zimbabwe and what they mean for the urban poor.

Beth Chitekwe-Biti, an alumna of Global Development Institute, recently joined the SDI secretariat as Deputy Director. Before moving to SDI, Beth was the Founder Director of Dialogue on Shelter, a Zimbabwean NGO that’s working in a unique alliance with the Zimbabwe Homeless People’s Federation a movement organised in urban poor neighbourhoods to push for secure tenure and inclusive human settlements.

Ezana Haddis Weldeghebrael is currently studying for a PhD in Planning and Environmental Management at The University of Manchester. His PhD is entitled ‘The Relation between Residents and a Government Aspiring to Build a Developmental State: The Case of Addis Ababa Inner-city Redevelopment

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