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.
By Tarisai Nyamweda 28 Jun 2010 10:55
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.
By Busani Bafana and Pierre Klochendler 28 Jun 2010 09:25
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.
By Gill Moodie: @grubstreetZA 23 Jun 2010 09:54
Zimbabwe's telecoms regulator has given mobile phone users up to 31 August 2010 to register personal details with their operators, failure of which would result in the disconnection of their lines.
By Dumisani Ndlela 15 Jun 2010 10:25
Change was the biggest obstacle to the launch of NewsDay in Zimbabwe this past week. Not democratic change. Or progressive media change. But a lack of common currency or coins that vendors could offer as change to people mobbing them for independent news. The Daily Maverick spoke to Trevor Ncube in Harare about the launch of his new daily independent.
By Mandy de Waal 11 Jun 2010 10:58
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.
23 May 2008 09:20
Newspaper editor convicted of practising journalism without accreditation appeals against conviction, harsh sentence.
23 May 2008 07:30
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.
By Gabi Khumalo 6 Mar 2008 12:56
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.
6 Mar 2008 07:07