New Database of Female Sources of News Launched

Yesterday, the Federation of African Media Women Zimbabwe (FAMWZ) launched a directory titled ‘According to Her: A Database of Women as Sources of News’, intended as a source book for journalists and researchers seeking opinion and comment from female opinion leaders in various sectors including governance, religion, the arts, law, health and agriculture. “The motivation…

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Malaika wa Azania: Reflections On (Not) Being ‘Born Free’

Recently, Her Zimbabwe’s Fungai Machirori conducted an interview with South African writer, Malaika wa Azania (born Malaika Mahlatsi), to get her perspectives on South Africa 20 years into democracy. As a concept, ‘born free’ has been popularly used to refer to young people born of post-colonial democracies and forms a central thesis in wa Azania’s…

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