The Listening Post

India: Godmen, Con Men and the Media

We analyse how Indian media cover the so-called 'godmen' in the country. And we look at Mugabe and the Zimbabwean media.

Africa

South African model challenges Grace Mugabe's immunity

Alleged victim of violence by Zimbabwe's first lady asks court to annul government's decision to grant her immunity.

South African model challenges Grace Mugabe's immunity

Africa

Grace Mugabe granted immunity after leaving S Africa

Zimbabwean president's wife was accused of attacking a model with an electric cable in a hotel in Johannesburg.

Africa

Zimbabwe blocks flights amid Grace Mugabe scandal

Harare authorities say state-owned S African Airways planes were halted for failing to comply with civil aviation rules.

South Africa

South Africa on 'red alert' for Zimbabwe's Grace Mugabe

Accused of assaulting a model with an electric cable, police search for Zimbabwe's first lady to prevent her departure.

South Africa's borders on 'red alert' for Grace Mugabe

Africa

Zimbabwe first lady seeks immunity in assault case

Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe is accused of assaulting a 20-year-old model in a hotel room in Johannesburg.

Grace Mugabe seeks immunity in S Africa assault case

Africa

Mugabe's wife back in Zimbabwe after assault claims

Zimbabwe's first lady fails to hand herself in to South African police after facing accusations of assaulting a model.

Grace Mugabe back in Zimbabwe after assault claims

Africa

Zimbabwe opposition unites to challenge Mugabe

Opposition leaders in Zimbabwe have formed a coalition in an effort to challenge President Robert Mugabe at next year’s election.

Zimbabwe

Campaigning begins for 2018 Zimbabwe elections

Zimbabwe's main political parties have started campaigning for the 2018 election.

Africa

Zimbabwe's widows seek greater protection

Women in Zimbabwe often lose land to relatives when their husband dies.

Africa

Zimbabwe police fire tear gas at opposition protesters

Opposition supporters in Harare protest against what they say are plans to rig presidential elections next year.

Africa

Zimbabwe farmers getting creative within city limits

Zimbabwe, once considered the breadbasket of southern Africa, is undergoing a shift in the way its food is grown. Urban farms have started sprouting up in the capital Harare, as more people move there for work.

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s ‘child brides’ get second chance at education

Human rights groups in Zimbabwe say an increasing number of girls are being expelled from school because their parents cannot pay their tuition fees. This leads to many girls becoming child brides.

Africa

Zimbabwe efforts to contain bird flu outbreak

The government of Zimbabwe is trying to contain an outbreak of bird flu that has killed thousands of chickens. It is the latest threat to a poultry industry that was already under pressure.

Zimbabwe

Parents open autism school in Zimbabwe

A school in Zimbabwe is providing a much-needed service that the country’s cash-strapped government cannot. There are no state-run schools that help children with autism, so some parents have started their own.