Zimbabweans create Christmas art out of scrap

Artists explore innovate ways of making money by making festive season decorations made out of scrap metal.

    With unemployment figures in Zimbabwe around 80 percent, local artists are looking at innovative ways to make money during the festive season.

    This has led to a boom in home-made decorations created out of scrap metal.  

    Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Harare.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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