The Women in News (WiN) initiative, an editorial leadership programme for African women working in media, launched its sixth year in 2016.
After seven years of devastating effects of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (AIPPA), the media and the population at large have welcomed the registration of four newspapers in Zimbabwe - Newsday, Daily News, Daily Gazette and The Mail.
BULAWAYO and TEL AVIV: Three days of tense deliberations by members of the Kimberley Process have failed to reach consensus on whether diamonds from Zimbabwe's Marange fields should be certified as conflict-free. Zimbabwe has already announced that it intends to resume exports of the precious stones immediately.
Trevor Ncube, the owner of the Mail & Guardian newspaper, has leaped back into the brave new world that is Zimbabwe today with a new daily newspaper, NewsDay. The Zimbabwean publisher and entrepreneur, who remained a thorn in Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe's side with his two weekly newspaper even after he left Zimbabwe, talks to Bizcommunity.com about the business of launching a paper in a wrecked economy.
With governance in limbo and post-election violence spreading beyond control in Zimbabwe, rights groups and think-tanks have warned of a military coup, martial law or even civil war.
Newspaper editor convicted of practising journalism without accreditation appeals against conviction, harsh sentence.
For the past 18 years, Chipateni Nyirenda from Lusaka, Zambia, wanted to meet her role model former President Nelson Mandela. Her dream was realised on Tuesday, 4 March 2008, as she, along with 23 students from across the continent, sat next to him to receive her Nelson Mandela Rhodes Scholarship.
Savvy text messaging and cheeky ring tones are the new face of cost-effective political campaigning in Zimbabwe in the run up to the 29 March election, despite the creakiness of country's cell phone networks.