Zimbabwe

Uproar over Bona’s appointment

The appointment of President Robert Mugabe’s daughter, Bona Chikore to the new 11-member Zimbabwe Censorship Board has torched off a storm, with several players in the arts industry questioning her suitability. BY WINSTONE ANTONIO The board, chaired by former Education minister Aeneas Chigwedere, was appointed in terms of the Censorship and Entertainment Control Act, which, however, does not specify qualifications

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Video: Farmers, vendors & poverty at Tobacco Floors

We take you through, in video, the daily life at Zimbabwe’s tobacco auction floors. After the hustle of growing their crop, tobacco farmers end their journey at the auction floors. It is at the floors, like Tobacco Sales Floors in Harare, where vendors, sex workers and other business people gather to sell their products to the poor farmers, who often