Tag: Human Rights

Dzamara: France says changing tack

Dzamara: France says changing tack

FRANCE says it has shifted its “confrontational” engagement strategy to a “persuasive” approach towards the Harare government in the search for missing political and human rights activist Itai Dzamara. France is one of the western countries piling pressure on government to intensify the search for the missing ex-journalist. Paris and […]

Letter from Africa: Mugabe the feminist?

Letter from Africa: Mugabe the feminist?

In the BBC’s series of letters from African journalists, film-maker and columnist Farai Sevenzo considers whether the best way to empower women could be to let them make their own decisions about their bodies. Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe recently left the stage as chairman of the African Union (AU) to a […]

Pressure mounts on farm looter

Pressure mounts on farm looter

Encouraged by widespread coverage in the British press, more than 60 exiled Zimbabweans and supporters last Friday took part in a protest outside a clinic in Nottingham run by a Zimbabwean immigrant doctor who has seized one of the last white-owned farms in Zimbabwe. Dr Sylvester Nyatsuro, a British citizen, […]