What Belongs to Caesar

A Modern Day Zimbabwean Tragedy

Stephen Bhasera
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Published in
8 min readSep 1, 2021

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Shona custom was clear on inheritance issues: sons of the deceased inherited first, daughters next and any grandchildren would then get any minor sums that were remained. And it was with this general understanding that the meeting began. A short, plump lawyer waddled to the podium in the front of the room, opened a sealed box and commenced reading its contents in a voice…

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Stephen Bhasera
ILLUMINATION

Nerd trapped in the body of an NFL linebacker. Lover of history, literature, finance and Africa.