22nd April 2021

“Don’t commit suicide, don’t be foolish, vote Zanu PF and Live!” A critical analysis of political promotional messages in Zimbabwe’s political space

“Don’t commit suicide, don’t be foolish, vote Zanu PF and Live!” A critical analysis of political promotional messages in Zimbabwe’s political space By Justice Medzani* Introduction […]
1st April 2021

Fowl run Politics: Masculinising Zimbabwean Nationhood

Fowl run Politics: Masculinising Zimbabwean Nationhood by Tinashe Mawere Introduction: Masculinities, Femininities and the Nation/al Family During Robert Mugabe’s rule in Zimbabwe, the metaphor of the […]
6th November 2020

Fighting for Pure Lands: Land Purity, Polluting Figures, Male Power and Violence in Zimbabwe

Fighting for Pure Lands: Land Purity, Polluting Figures, Male Power and Violence in Zimbabwe by Tinashe Mawere Introduction: Contextualizing the Zimbabwean land question In Zimbabwe, land […]
17th August 2020

(Un)masking other dangerous pandemics within the Covid-19 lockdown

(Un)masking other dangerous pandemics within the Covid-19 lockdown By Tinashe Mawere Introduction: Silencing ‘disobedient’ voices On 13 May 2020, some youths from Zimbabwe’s largest opposition party, […]
11th August 2020

CSA&G Statement on Gender and #ZimbabweanLivesMatter

CSA&G Statement on Gender and #ZimbabweanLivesMatter On 24 July the UN’s human rights office, the OHCHR, expressed concern over reports of [Zimbabwean] “police using force to […]
3rd July 2020

The J(g)endered nation: Zimbabwe’s heroic and macho-currencies

The J(g)endered nation: Zimbabwe’s heroic and macho-currencies by Tinashe Mawere Introduction: Heroism and national masculinities Contestations around national heroism have been rampant in Southern Africa in […]
13th May 2020

Food, symbolism and gendered identities in Zimbabwean Politics: Mama Grace’s ice cream and the 2017 Zanu-Pf leadership change

Food, symbolism and gendered identities in Zimbabwean Politics: Mama Grace’s ice cream and the 2017 Zanu-Pf leadership change by Tinashe Mawere Introduction: Food, an inquiry I […]
16th January 2019

Sexual (imagi)nations and the 2018 Zimbabwean e(r)ections

Sexual (imagi)nations and the 2018 Zimbabwean e(r)ections By Tinashe Mawere The 2018 Zimbabwean elections: A reflection The 2018 Zimbabwean elections have come and gone. They brought back […]
6th September 2018

Outdated, punitive laws are encouraging HIV stigma in Zimbabwe

Outdated, punitive laws are encouraging HIV stigma in Zimbabwe Candice Chikura-Mtwazi, University of Kent In 2001 Zimbabwe introduced the Sexual Offences Act, which criminalised wilful transmission […]
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