Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa addressing a rally in Bulawayo recently.
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Zanu-PF’s anti-American rhetoric is not only deployed to win friends abroad. As elections approach, it is also a prominent campaign tactic at home.
Winky D’s hit Ibotso has seen him removed from stage by police.
In his music, he positions himself within the people’s struggles and identifies with them.
Noviolet Bulawayo, Zimbabwean writer.
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Playing out in an animal kingdom, Glory is a devastating political commentary on Zimbabwe today.
Vincent Nhidza, right, and colleague Mathew Simango, arrange coffins at a street workshop in Harare, Zimbabwe.
Informal sector organisations in Zimbabwe have the potential to influence politics at a personal and societal level.
A still featuring opposition leader Nelson Chamisa from the film President (2021).
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The award-winning documentary - now on in South Africa - follows opposition leader Nelson Chamisa. But it spends too much time in meetings instead of giving insight into the bigger picture.
Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa meets his Chinese counterpart President Xi Jinping in Beijing, in 2018.
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The more President Mnangagwa’s government fails to engage democratically with its own citizens, the more it will negate any prospect of re-engagement with the West.
Zimbabwe Defense Force soldiers during protests against President Robert Mugabe in 2017.
A forensic archaeologist and former Zimbabwe police officer uses his investigative skills to find the missing and the dead in his homeland.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe and President Cyril Ramaphiosa of South Africa in 2018.
The time is long past that Pretoria’s admonitions of bad behaviour by Zimbabwe’s leaders are backed by a credible threat of sanction and punishment.
Central bank (in the background) can no longer perform its function of being the lender of last resort.
Zimbabwe wants to issue a sovereign bond to raise $3.5 billion it has agreed to pay as compensation to white farmers, but the economic and political conditions aren’t conducive to such an issuance.
A scene from a play about the Gukurahundi genocide, 1983 The Dark Years, performed in Harare in 2018.
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Artists are filling the state’s silence by revisiting history so that it can be discussed.
Grace Mugabe at the funeral of former president Robert Mugabe.
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Sexist slandering has been used not just to describe Grace Mugabe, but to denigrate any women who aspire to political positions.
Hawkers’ stalls in Harare, Zimbabwe, lie deserted following lockdown in a bid to slow down the spread of the coronavirus.
The current lockdown in Zimbabwe is going to provide a stern test for its informal economy, which is the country’s dominant economy and employs 90% of people.
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa at the funeral of his predecessor, Robert Mugabe.
It remains to be seen how much longer the ‘old men syndrome’ will persist in Zimbabwe, Namibia and South Africa, despite growing frustration among the politically powerless.
Robert Mugabe, former President of Zimbabwe, addressing media in Harare, in July 2018.
Robert Mugabe’s years of playing one group off against the other to favour himself finally wore too thin in 2017.
Many Zimbabweans have turned to hawking to keep the wolf from the door as the economic crisis in the country deepens.
It’s time for a new approach as it becomes increasingly clear that protests won’t topple the Zanu-PF government.
Hard times in Harare.
As Zimbabwe’s financial situation worsens, the government pins its hopes on borrowing more money.
Zimbabwe’s crisis is deepening on all fronts.
The Mnangagwa regime’s coercive acts are a continuation of the violence and brutality of the Mugabe era, while he seeks global re-engagement and selective national dialogue.
Supporters of MDC’s Nelson Chamisa believe he could win Zimbabwe’s 2023 elections.
Nelson Chamisa has the opportunity to foster peace, tolerance and democracy within Zimbabwe’s main opposition party.
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s regime has yet to show it differs from that of Robert Mugabe.
The debate on sanctions on Zimbabwe has been lost in the southern African region and on the continent.
Protestors during a demonstration over the recent fuel price increase in the suburb of Warren Park, Harare. January 15, 2019.
Mugabe is gone, but chaos reigns.