Farai Matiashe

Farai Matiashe

Farai Matiashe is an award winning journalist based in Mutare, Zimbabwe. His articles are published on Aljazeera, Thomson Reuters Foundation, The World and Quartz Africa.

Zimbabwe

When Bob Marley serenaded Zimbabweans celebrating independence

In 1980, the Jamaican reggae superstar was invited to perform at the festivities for the birth of independent Zimbabwe.

When Bob Marley serenaded Zimbabweans celebrating independence

Coronavirus pandemic

Zimbabwe is on lockdown, but money-changers are still busy

A chronic shortage of Zimbabwean dollar notes and US dollars keeps money-changing services in high demand.

Zimbabwe is on lockdown, but money-changers are still busy

Africa

Zimbabwe farmers turn to smart solutions to fight climate change

Having suffered poor harvests due to drought, Lupane small-scale farmers find solutions in climate-smart agriculture.

Zimbabwe farmers turn to smart solutions to fight climate change

Zimbabwe

In Zimbabwe, power outages force women to deliver by candlelight

Experts cite dire conditions at maternity wards amid load shedding. Can solar power technology help?

In Zimbabwe, power outages force women to deliver by candlelight