Zimbabwe

 
The hidden costs of social media use in elections: A Ghana case study
The hidden costs of social media use in elections: A Ghana case study
Social media is becoming increasingly central to election campaigns around the world. In the process, it is transforming politics in a number of ways. Unsurprisingly, journalists...
“You are too young to mock the government”: Zimbabwean comedian relives her abduction
“You are too young to mock the government”: Zimbabwean comedian relives her abduction
The scene is a busy, dusty, unpaved thoroughfare somewhere in Harare. In the foreground, a Zimbabwean police spokesperson addresses a news camera....
Romeo and Juliet are sexting: Will SA’s new sex-ed prepare kids for life and love?
Romeo and Juliet are sexting: Will SA’s new sex-ed prepare kids for life and love?
From “sinister sexual behaviours” to “lies” and efforts to “manufacture ignorance”, Joan van Dyk looks at the high-stakes fight...
Zimbabwe’s burning issue
Zimbabwe’s burning issue
Miller Chizema walked through the woodlands near his home and came across a pile of freshly-cut logs, a sight that caused dismay and anger.
The enduring appeal of liberation movements
The enduring appeal of liberation movements
This week, Namibians voted for a new president and Parliament in the country’s sixth general election since independence in 1990.
Zimbabwe’s marriage Bill is an improvement but it still leaves women vulnerable
Zimbabwe’s marriage Bill is an improvement but it still leaves women vulnerable
As a country that recognises both civil and customary marriages, Zimbabwean legislation has to ensure that there are no gaps in the law that leave...
High court decision affirms human rights of transgender people in Zimbabwe
High court decision affirms human rights of transgender people in Zimbabwe
In 2014, Ricky Nathanson was arrested and charged with criminal nuisance after she used a toilet for women. In a progressive judgment with...
Zimbabwe’s civic services on the edge
Zimbabwe’s civic services on the edge
Bulawayo’s Mpilo Central Hospital is the largest and best-resourced hospital in southern Zimbabwe, and the second-largest in Zimbabwe. Like the...
Find pathways beyond mass protests
Find pathways beyond mass protests
The last half-year has seen a startling cluster of protests around the world, including Algeria, Bolivia, Catalonia, Chile, Ecuador, Egypt, France,...
Malaicha trade goes digital
Malaicha trade goes digital
On the corner of Banket and Esselen streets in Hillbrow, Johannesburg, you’ll find a roaring cross-border trade. It’s here that Zimbabweans...
Mashaba’s xenophobic legacy
Mashaba’s xenophobic legacy
The outgoing mayor’s tweet about the arrest statistics of migrants in Johannesburg over four years displays both his bigotry and a...
Bridging the black Atlantic in jazz
Bridging the black Atlantic in jazz
The example of the reunification of Germany is instructive when thinking about the time, 20 years ago, when two great projects to bridge the black...

Client Media Releases

NWU specialist receives innovation management award
Reduce packaging waste: Ipsos poll
What is transactional SMS?
MTN on data pricing