View from Africa

View from Africa

The assault on journalists is an assault on democracy. Chin’ono’s crime was using Twitter to criticize Zimbabwe’s government, writes Nanjala Nyabola.

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NI 529 - The biodiversity emergency - January, 2021
Landmine menace

Landmine menace

Report from Zimbabwe by Wallace Mawire.

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NI 523 - Borders - Freedom to move, for everyone - January, 2020
Photo: GovernmentZA/Flickr

Introducing... Emmerson Mnangagwa

Richard Swift profiles Zimbabwe’s new leader.

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NI 511 - Humanitarianism under attack - April, 2018
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Stateless Shona in Kenya

Maina Waruru on a community without rights.

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NI 492 - Technology justice - May, 2016
Tsvangirayi Mukwashi

Southern Exposure: Tsvangirayi Mukwashi

Tsvangirayi Mukwashi offers an unusual view of Zimbabwe’s president, Robert Mugabe.

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NI 472 - Organ trafficking - May, 2014

Country profile: Zimbabwe

‘Welcome to Zimbabwe (Land of contradiction)’

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NI 466 - Where have all the girls gone? - October, 2013
Family farms have brought production levels back up to the 1990s average, when white farmers were still in charge. They now make up one of the most dynamic sectors of the economy. From top to bottom: tying tobacco, shelling maize and taking a break. 
Joseph Hanlon

The eye of the farmer fattens the beast

Can smallholders be more productive than agribusiness? It looks that way in Zimbabwe, which has broken up its big farms, and where growers have nearly matched production of their white predecessors, in fewer than ten years. Joseph Hanlon reports.

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NI 462 - Land grabs - May, 2013
Dirty work: a digger at
the Marange diamond
fields in Zimbabwe.Robin Hammond/ Panos

Kimberley Process 'whitewashes' blood diamonds

Aoife Allen describes how The Kimberley Process Certification Scheme is not doing enough to clean up the gems trade.

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NI 451 - Adapt or die - April, 2012
From pastures brown

From pastures brown

Back in the country after a two-month trip, Mgcini Nyoni is shocked to see the fear and hunger of his fellow-Zimbabweans.

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NI 423 - China in charge - June, 2009

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
The biodiversity emergency January, 2020
Borders - Freedom to move, for everyone January, 2020
Humanitarianism under attack April, 2018
Technology justice May, 2016
Organ trafficking May, 2014
Where have all the girls gone? October, 2013
Land grabs May, 2013
Adapt or die April, 2012
China in charge June, 2009