Electa Zimondi looks back fondly to the time when her household would have running water at least once a week.
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It’s now been three months since the taps worked, the 65 year-old grandmother explains, as she queues to fill another plastic bucket at a private well in the township of Chitungwiza, 20 miles south-east of the Zimbabwean capital Harare.
"Even 2008 was much better because we had electricity and water. Now there is nothing," she says.
For Mrs Zimondi, and her 16 million compatriots, the worsening economic climate is bringing back memories of the hyperinflation crisis a decade ago under Robert Mugabe.
Almost two years since he was finally ousted, Zimbabweans are now disillusioned with…
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