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Last updated: 16 march, 2010 - 14:15 GMT

Slam Poetry - Zimbabwe

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The Strand reports from Harare, in Zimbabwe, where some of the most radical and political words are spilling out of the many poetry cafés in the city.

We hear why 'slam poetry' is so popular in Zimbabwe these days and sample some performances.

taking the microphone

taking the microphone

10 out of 10, an appreciative audience votes

10 out of 10, an appreciative audience votes

Photo's by kind permission of Mandla Ncube of click

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