It’s Time For Zimbabwean Women to Claim Space in the Film Industry

I recently watched Beater Gardeler’s FLOCKING and was blown away.  The storyline, which centres around rape and the silence surrounding it, is very powerful as it portrays the pain and shame associated with rape, and then ultimately, the resilience of women.  Conversation with Gardeler at the International Images Film Festival (IIFF) afterwards was enlightening as…

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#FeministWhilstAfrican :African Feminists Reclaim Twitter

The internet is increasingly a space for intellectual debates; with the ability to connect with like-minded people with similar interests, one can find people who enjoy discussing literature, scientific advancements or even the lastest piece of fluff holiday reading. Increased internet and mobile penetration in Africa has provided Africans a space to challenge dominant narratives…

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Local SDG Agenda Promises Not To Exclude Anyone; Will It Succeed?

Recognising the key role played by the media in articulating and advancing dialogue on the national development agenda, the government, in partnership with the United Nations (UN) in Zimbabwe last week convened a media breakfast to share the country’s priorities and position paper on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In September of this year, over…

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