Zimbabwe

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UK urges hunger-stricken African nations to farm insects
Aid projects in DRC and Zimbabwe encourage rural inhabitants to eat insects rich in vitamins and minerals

Mark Tovey

02, Sep, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Fifa bans former Zimbabwe football official for sexual harassment
Fifa has banned the former secretary general of the Zimbabwe FA’s referees committee for five years after finding him guilty of sexually harassing three female officials

Ed Aarons and Romain Molina

01, Sep, 2022 @4:04 PM

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Living on scraps: the Zimbabwe children who eke out a living from rusty metal
Nearly half of all children in the crisis-hit country have had to drop out of school to earn enough to eat. For some, collecting scrap metal offers a meagre living

Nyasha Chingono in Harare

29, Aug, 2022 @6:45 AM

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Angola’s young voters prepare to call for change in ‘existential’ election
A new generation could end decades of MPLA rule this week and serve notice on Africa’s veteran leaders in polls seen as test of democracy

Jason Burke, Africa Correspondent

20, Aug, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Black and Female by Tsitsi Dangarembga review – a woman’s defiant fight to write
The Zimbabwean author celebrates the act of artistic creation while exploring the colonial, racial and gender biases she has faced

Bidisha Mamata

14, Aug, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘Electricity can go anytime here’: how Zimbabwe’s iron men ran out of steam
Livelihoods are on the line with outages of up to 17 hours a day as the country’s ageing power plants struggle to cope

Nyasha Chingono in Harare

11, Aug, 2022 @6:15 AM

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The devil went down to Gambia! The surprising history of African country music
When a Zimbabwean Twitter account posted images of wedding guests moonwalking to Kenny Rogers, many were surprised. But the ties between US country and Africa reach back to its commercial outset

Jamal Khadar

10, Aug, 2022 @3:10 PM

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Blind Ambition review – a fine vintage: four refugees become world-class sommeliers
Well-balanced documentary of four young men who escaped Zimbabwe’s crisis of 2008 to become entrants in France’s World Blind Wine Tasting Championships

Peter Bradshaw

10, Aug, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Lavrov’s African tour another front in struggle between west and Moscow
Analysis: Foreign minister seeks to win friends and influence people in countries where closeness can be traced back to USSR

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

25, Jul, 2022 @1:28 PM

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Alex Magaisa obituary
Lawyer and key adviser to Morgan Tsvangirai who helped draft Zimbabwe’s 2013 constitution

Nic Cheeseman

13, Jul, 2022 @3:27 PM

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‘Our only livelihood’: Zimbabwean fishing communities fear for future as stocks dwindle
The country’s first women’s fishing co-operative has made a good living on Lake Kariba for a decade, but global heating, overfishing and lower rainfall now mean that catches are becoming increasingly sparse

Nyasha Chingono in Binga

30, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Journalist conviction in Zimbabwe a ‘travesty of justice’, say campaigners
Media freedom groups say New York Times reporter’s verdict reflects press clampdown as election looms

Jason Burke

14, Jun, 2022 @3:58 PM

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