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
It was to a gathering of over a hundred guests that NoViolet Bulawayo this week launched her book, ‘We Need New Names’, in Zimbabwe ahead of a busy schedule that sees her attending a host of high level literary festivals in the coming weeks. However, in spite of all the international attention that is currently…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
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
Her Zimbabwe spoke to 25-year-old Varaidzo Mupunga, a female candidate under the ZANU-PF party, vying for the position of MP in the Harare West constituency in the upcoming elections. With just over a week before millions of Zimbabweans cast their vote, we wanted to learn more about Mupunga who, at 25, is one of the…Details
About 20 women this weekend attend the first ‘Women in Conversation’ meeting hosted by Jewel Magazine and Her Zimbabwe to discuss the topic of women in entrepreneurship. The vibrant panel consisted of Jewel Magazine Founder and Managing Editor, Tsitsi Mutendi, National Arts and Merit Award (NAMA) winning mbira artist and singer, Hope Masike, and motivational…Details
Finally, we have lift off! It’s been a long time since the Her Zimbabwe site has been updated and we are really glad to introduce you to a site we hope will be more fun for you to interact with. One of the issues with the old site was that it gave a lot of…Details
When Her Zimbabwe launched last year, one of its targets was to reach Zimbabweans abroad. And if our social media following is anything to go by, we have managed to do just that. Of our over 4 000 Facebook followers, half are based in Zimbabwe with the other half being people in South Africa, the…Details