On October 22 Solange Lusiku Nsimire, chief editor of Le Souverain, a newspaper published in Bukavu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), received the Courage in Journalism Award from the International
The widespread outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, which has resulted in over 4,500 deaths so far, is also threatening to trigger a food crisis in the three countries already plagued by poverty and hunger.
At age 14, Dambudzo Zijena crossed illegally into South Africa from Zimbabwe in the hopes of finding greener pastures. Six years later, he’s back in Zimbabwe after finding little that resembled his dreams.
By Jeffrey Moyo, Harare
When Zimbabwean R&B singer Nyasha Timbe’s girlfriend left for the UK, he felt somewhat abandoned. For two years they held on strong, calling each other almost every day and trying to maintain their relationship.