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

Nelson Mandela

South Africa celebrates Nelson Mandela's centennial birthday

Anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela left a legacy of reconciliation, but contemporary South Africa still struggles with race and other challenges.

South Africa celebrates Nelson Mandela's centennial birthday

Africa

Zimbabwe opposition urges fair election ahead of landmark vote

Electoral commission accused of failing to prepare to prevent rigging for first vote without long-time ruler Robert Mugabe's candidacy.

Zimbabwe opposition urges fair election ahead of landmark vote

Africa

Zimbabwe election: Mnangagwa back on campaign trail

With beefed-up security, President Mnangagwa is hitting the campaign trail again.

Zimbabwe election: Mnangagwa back on campaign trail

Africa

Zimbabwe's politicians seeking youth voters in upcoming elections

This month's election will be the first since former President Mugabe was deposed eight months ago.

Zimbabwe's politicians seeking youth voters in upcoming elections

Africa

Zimbabwe election: Army will not influence results

The army which forced Mugabe to resign last November, say this year things are going to be different.

Zimbabwe election: Army will not influence results

Africa

S Africa: Johannesburg recycling initiative begins

Authorities hope separation of household waste for recycling will help solve landfill crisis in country's largest city.

S Africa: Johannesburg recycling initiative begins

Africa

Zimbabweans fear violence will mar elections

President Emmerson Mnangagwa says elections will go ahead as planned on July 30, despite what he said was an attempt on his life on Saturday after a grenade attack.

Zimbabweans fear violence will mar elections

Africa

South Africa: Fears for Muslims following mosque attack

Thursday's attack in Malmesbury comes after an attack on a mosque in Durban roughly one month earlier.

South Africa: Fears for Muslims following mosque attack

Africa

South Africa: Siya Kolisi and the changing face of rugby

The Springboks' first black captain is inspiring more young black South Africans to take up the historically white-dominated sport.

South Africa: Siya Kolisi and the changing face of rugby

Asia

Gandhi: 125 years since whites-only train incident

South Africa, India marking 125th anniversary of an incident seen as the Indian independence leader's first act of civil disobedience.

Gandhi: 125 years since whites-only train incident

Africa

Matabeleland: Gukurahundi victims' hearings begin in Zimbabwe

The National Peace and Reconciliation Commission hearings into alleged atrocities committed in Zimbabwe more than 30 years ago, during the rule of Robert Mugabe, have begun amid criticism.

Matabeleland: Gukurahundi victims' hearings begin in Zimbabwe

Africa

Zimbabwe opposition prepares for election

Opposition members say they will try and keep the party united, despite divisions over its leadership.

Zimbabwe opposition prepares for election