“Government monitors social media. I am scared if I make negative comments, I would get blacklisted and not get my passport.”
The results of the inquiry into the 1 August 2018 shootings reveal Zimbabwe’s lack of reform.
Osmond Tshuma is a Zimbabwean award-winning artist, designer, art director, typographer and curator who specialises in African-inspired themes. Meet the young, and talented artist who developed the visual language for the Obama Foundation Africa Leaders program, and is transforming African design, one pattern at a time.
Nomakhosazana “Zana” Ncube based in Bulawayo – the arts capital of Zimbabwe runs a start-up, which sculpts Nguni cowhide into couture fashion. Zana is the Creative Director of A Tribe Called Zimbabwe, an artisanal fashion enterprise that is moulding ornaments out of hides thrown away from beef abattoirs.
Zimbabwe has a severe energy crisis because its major sources of electricity are struggling to keep up with demand.
The Zimbabwean government has outlawed the use of all foreign currencies in local transactions. This includes the United States dollar, British pound, South African rand and Botswana pula. The Zimbabwe dollar will now be the sole legal tender in the country.
With AFCON in full swing, emotions are running high for supporters of their national teams. But is this an excuse for some of the derogatory and offensive remarks made by passionate fans online?
The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe announced the re-introduction of the Zimbabwean Dollar replacing the multiple currency system in use since 2009 when hyper-inflation forced the country to abandon the local currency. The reintroduction has been largely met with cynicism. What do you think about the return of the Zim Dollar?
Africa will be represented at the upcoming Netball World Cup by teams from Zimbabwe, South Africa, Malawi and Uganda. For the Zimbabwe Gems, this will be their maiden appearance.