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

Nigeria

President Buhari's win challenged by Nigeria's opposition

Buhari might have won by a wide margin, but main opposition leader says 'flawed polls' will be contested in court.

President Buhari's win challenged by Nigeria's opposition

Africa

Nigerians siphoning off oil for survival

Unemployment and poverty forcing many to turn to crime and they are tapping into the country's rich resources of oil.

Nigerians siphoning off oil for survival

Africa

Will voters punish Buhari for not tackling Nigeria's oil spills?

Five years after Nigeria's president promised to clean-up this oil mess, Al Jazeera looks at whether the failure will hurt his re-election bid.

Will voters punish Buhari for not tackling Nigeria's oil spills?

Africa

Nigeria election: Disappointment and anger over poll delay

Frustration over delayed elections in Nigeria as questions are raised over how much it will cost the country.

Nigeria election: Disappointment and anger over poll delay

Africa

Nigeria's frustrated youth call for progress ahead of election

Oil-rich Nigeria is Africa's biggest economy, but millions are suffering from unemployment and high cost of living.

Nigeria's frustrated youth call for progress ahead of election

Africa

Zimbabwe school teachers launch nationwide strike

School teachers in Zimbabwe are demanding better working conditions and to be paid in US dollars, rather than government bonds, which constantly lose value.

Zimbabwe school teachers launch nationwide strike

Africa

Zimbabwe lawyers demand independent judiciary to try protesters

Lawyers demand that security forces and politicians not interfere in trials of arrested protesters.

Zimbabwe lawyers demand independent judiciary to try protesters

Africa

Zimbabwe Afro-jazz star Oliver Mtukudzi declared national hero

Tributes pour in for the legend who drew a following across Africa and beyond after he died 66, reportedly from diabetes complications.

Zimbabwe Afro-jazz star Oliver Mtukudzi declared national hero

Zimbabwe

Children in Zimbabwe assaulted amid fuel price protests

The army denies that soldiers attacked children amid protests against increasing fuel prices last week.

Children in Zimbabwe assaulted amid fuel price protests

Africa

Zimbabwe protests: 'Systematic torture of protesters'

Human rights commission says more people died in last week’s protests than during August’s post-election violence.

Zimbabwe protests: 'Systematic torture of protesters'

Africa

DRC's Catholic Church alleges election irregularities

Country's Catholic leaders say the official presidential election results don't match what the Church's observers say.

DRC's Catholic Church alleges election irregularities

Africa

DRC election result delayed as half the votes remain uncounted

The initial outcome of last week's vote to choose a successor to President Kabila, was due to be declared on Sunday.

DRC election result delayed as half the votes remain uncounted