Beeld honoured at Media24 awards

Beeld's chief photographer Halden Krog and education journalist Alet Rademayer have come out tops in the Media24 Newspaper Journalist of the Year Competition. Krog won the prize for the Photograph of the Year (2005) for his image of the body of a Zimbabwean asylum-seeker found in an Ennerdale...

30 Mar 2006

Sunday Times takes on Mugabe, Nujoma

The Sunday Times is fighting an attempt by Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe and Namibia's President Sam Nujoma to hijack its name for propaganda purposes. The newspaper has taken legal steps to fight plans by Mugabe and Nujoma to launch a regional newspaper called the New Sunday Times, widely...

28 Jun 2004

The Herald apologises to the MDC

The state-run Zimbabwean newspaper, The Herald, has printed a retraction and apologised for publishing two unsubstantiated stories ahead of the presidential election in 2002 about the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party. The first story linked the MDC to a multi-million rand heist...

3 Feb 2004

Daily News publishes again

The paper might be only eight pages thick and some of the content a bit stale, but the Daily News has finally hit the streets of Zimbabwe again after police complied with a Harare High Court order and withdrew from the printing works for the first time since it was shut down in September. "We are...

21 Jan 2004

Daily Mirror stops publishing

Zimbabwean daily newspaper The Daily Mirror has halted its operations due to the high costs of printing and the harsh economic environment, according to publisher and editor-in-chief Dr Ibbo Mandaza.

11 Jun 2003

Zim newspaper office and printing house firebombed

The Bulawayo office of Zimbabwe's only independent daily newspaper has been petrol-bombed. A journalist of the Daily News says that two petrol bombs were flung into their offices from a moving car early this morning. A guard managed to put out the fire and damages were monor. Also targeted was a...

11 Feb 2002

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