Harare has long been called the 'Sunshine City' and the sun does still shine day after day.
Despite their daily struggles, Zimbabweans remain hopeful of better times to come. The current harsh times are lightened with jokes about shortages.
Adversity has a way of uniting people and this is very much evident in economically-woeful Zimbabwe.
Family ties remain strong. Those with relatives outside the country depend on their remittances. Everyone is either a dependent or has dependents.