Over the past year or so, Zimbabwean journalist and filmmaker Hopewell Chin’ono has been celebrating a number of successes with the most recent one being his win of the CNN-sponsored African Journalist of the Year competition for the documentary, “Pain in My Heart”. His successes are leading towards bigger and better things for himself and […]
Archive | July, 2008
26 year old Zimbabwean Eric Moyo from Bulawayo won the MNET East and Southern Africa Idols contest at the weekend (July 27th) and walked away with a USD$80,000 cash prize and a recoding deal with Sony BMG worth US$25,000. His song choice at the finale was ‘When a Man Loves a Woman’ during which he […]
On Monday the 21st of July, Robert Mugabe, Morgan Tsvangirai and Arthur Mutambara signed an agreement to pave the way towards power sharing talks between their respective political parties. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by all three leaders in the presence of SADC facilitator Thabo Mbeki. The memorandum is a written agreement that Zanu […]
This video taken by a Zimbabwe prison guard, Shepherd Yuda (for the Guardian) shows how the government made sure that votes were cast in their favour.
This week, African leaders meet in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt for an African Union (AU) summit. President Robert Mugabe made his way to Sharm el-Sheikh after his inauguration and it was clear that he did not want to hear any advice from other countries. He went there thinking that no-one would speak up about all that […]