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Zimbabwe: SOS for Literature in Indigenous Languages

21 Jan 2014

by Stanely Mushava, for the Herald Zimbabwean literature has a wealth of indigenous narratives which merit greater appreciation and a durable shelf life. At high tide, local languages cross-fertilised proverbial… read more

One million risk being forced out of school

21 Jan 2014

Close to one million orphans and vulnerable children that are supposed to benefit from the Basic Education Assistance Module (BEAM) are likely not to attend school this year due to… read more

Mungoshi family, College Press at loggerheads

19 Nov 2013

Reprinted from NewsDay-Multiple award–winning novelist Charles Muzuva Mungoshi’s family has accused College Press Publishers of attempting to cash in on his works when they had not been remitting royalties from… read more

Award winning author Doris Lessing dies

18 Nov 2013

The Herald-Doris Lessing, the only Nobel prize winner with connections to Zimbabwe, and author of “The Golden Notebook” and “The Grass is Singing”, among more than 50 other novels ranging… read more

08 Oct 2013

NewsDay-Writers and organisers of this year’s Zimbabwe International Book Fair (ZIBF) have expressed concern over the disappearance of a reading culture in the country. Speaking during the recently ended book… read more

Promoting Tshwao, unrecorded language of under 50 speakers

07 Oct 2013

Zimbabwe Reads is working together with the African Languages Research Institute at the University of Zimbabwe to promote Tshwao, an unrecorded language spoken by a small group of people in… read more

Author returns home for new novel

07 Oct 2013

New Zimbabwe.com -An author reflects on her own childhood in a mining village in Zimbabwe as inspiration for her new book. Spiwe Nancy Mahachi-Harper has returned to her native country… read more

Father scores success with own education system

02 Oct 2013

New Zimbabwe.com-A Zimbabwean man living in England has devised an education system that he believes could change the fortunes of children like his own. Roy Chinyanga’s daughter Chelsea got a… read more

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