Award-winning artist, Hope Masike, this week announced the release of a series of new musical pieces, under ‘The Princess of Mbira’ banner, marking a new and exploratory direction in the musician’s work. ‘The Princess of Mbira’ is a mixture of theatrical stints, contemporary and traditional dance, as well as poetry and music. The production is directed by…Details
Her Zimbabwe has writers dotted around the world. We welcome contributions from interested parties on issues relating to women in Zimbabwe and Africa in general.
Writer NoViolet Bulawayo will next week launch her Man Booker Prize shortlisted book ‘We Need New Names’ in her hometown, Bulawayo, as excitement steadily builds at the prospect of a first Zimbabwean win in the prestigious global book award. As with the Harare launch which took place a few weeks ago, the British Council in…Details
Vice President in Zimbabwe’s previous government, Joice Mujuru, today gave strong words to new parliamentary speaker, Jacob Mudenda, as he took his new position within the august house after a swearing in ceremony for Zimbabwe’s new members of parliament. In her speech, she called on Mudenda, also of the ZANU-PF party, to keep parliamentarians in…Details
Her Zimbabwe has been selected as one of 13 FRIDA Young Feminist Fund grantees in a competitive selection process that saw over 1 000 young women’s organisations across the world apply for funding in this year’s cycle. One of three organisations chosen from across Africa, Her Zimbabwe is also the only grantee selected from southern…Details
Ìrìnkèrindò Journal of African Migration is seeking submissions for its upcoming issue on return migration. African migration has often been explored in the context of the factors that generate migratory flows from the continent: political instability, environmental calamity, and desire for economic justice. This issue of Ìrìnkèrindò will explore the reversal of this migratory path,…Details
Zimbabwean author, Sabina Mutangadura, was yesterday announced as one of ten writers on the 2013 Golden Baobab Prize long list in the Early Chapter Book category for her novel, ‘Seven’. Mutangadura is the only Zimbabwean nominated across the three categories of this year’s prizes in a list dominated by Nigeria and South Africa; there are…Details
We are giving away five pairs of full access passes to attend the rest of the International Images Film Festival for Women (IIFF). There are still five days of the festival in Harare with three more days happening in Bulawayo next week. We will give away tickets as pairs for you and a friend to…Details
Each year, Zimbabwe Fashion Week closes the week of showcases and exhibitions with the Zimbabwe Fashion Awards. The awards are primarily aimed at acknowledging and rewarding individuals and organisations that have been outstanding and consistent in their contribution to Zimbabwe’s fashion industry. This year’s fashion awards will see the lead singer of one of South…Details
The 12th edition of the International Images Film Festival for Women (IIFF) is set to launch tomorrow under the theme ‘Women Alive – Women of Peace’.
Below is a link to the full programme for the festival which promises to be exciting.
We’ve just received a booklet in the mail showcasing Her Zimbabwe as one of 16 highly commended initiatives in communication for social change, as selected by The University of Queensland in Australia. The commendation comes as a result of nomination for the 2013 Communication for Social Change Award, by academic and media researcher, Tanya Notley,…Details