Haru Mutasa

Haru Mutasa

Haru Mutasa is an Africa correspondent for Al Jazeera English.

She has reported on East and West Africa. She is currently based in Johannesburg, South Africa and covers the Southern African region.

She was nominated Royal Television Society (RTS) Young journalist of the year 2006/2007

Africa

Zimbabwe media crackdown: Prominent journalist seeks bail

A popular Zimbabwean journalist appears in court but is told the public cannot hear his testimony.

Zimbabwe media crackdown: Prominent journalist seeks bail

Africa

Zimbabwe stock market trading resumes after halting in June

Zimbabwe is facing worst financial crisis in more than a decade, as market reopens after June halt to help stabilise the nation's currency.

Zimbabwe stock market trading resumes after halting in June

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Zimbabwe imposes curfew to tackle COVID-19

But the opposition says the new steps are linked to anti-government protests planned for next week.

Zimbabwe imposes curfew to tackle COVID-19

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Zimbabwe education: School lessons broadcast on the radio

English lessons are being taught over the radio instead of in the classroom because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Zimbabwe education: School lessons broadcast on the radio

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Zimbabwe gov’t shuts down stock exchange to ‘stabilise currency’

Zimbabwe's government closes the stock exchange until further notice, leaving investors wondering what has happened to their money.

Zimbabwe gov’t shuts down stock exchange to ‘stabilise currency’

Africa

Malawi opposition leader sworn in as president

Lazarus Chakwera won the rerun of the presidential election with just less than 59 percent of the vote, marking a landmark result in African politics.

Malawi opposition leader sworn in as president

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Malawi election: Activists closely monitor vote counting

Human rights activists in Malawi are not yet done fighting for electoral justice.

Malawi election: Activists closely monitor vote counting

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Malawi set for landmark presidential rerun

Malawi goes to the polls on Tuesday after last year's elections were marred by allegations of rigging.

Malawi set for landmark presidential rerun

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Zimbabwe wetlands construction triggers conservation worries

Environmental groups in Zimbabwe are urging the government to crack down on building in wetlands.

Zimbabwe wetlands construction triggers conservation worries

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Zimbabwe tobacco: Biggest foreign currency earner hit by COVID-19

Zimbabwean farmers describe how the coronavirus pandemic is eating into a vital cash crop.

Zimbabwe tobacco: Biggest foreign currency earner hit by COVID-19

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Zimbabwe lockdown: Grandmothers offer free therapy

The Friendship Bench programme aims to tackle depression and anxiety during the pandemic.

Zimbabwe lockdown: Grandmothers offer free therapy

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Rebel attacks in Mozambique: Regional leaders to discuss security

Militias have been raiding villages and government buildings for the past three years.

Rebel attacks in Mozambique: Regional leaders to discuss security