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Love in Lockdown

A short story about two love birds who are stuck in the 2020 COVID-19 lockdown and are not able to see each other.

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More Time (ca. 1993)

Thandi is a teenager, ready for anything and ripe for love. She's flirting with womanhood and the township beckons. As her life spins out of control, Thandi has to learn that playing

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Petrichor

An experimental short film that blurs the line between documentary, art house and digital poetry. Winner the Best Sound Editing category of THE BIOSKOP Short Film Competition.

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Japanese Monkey-fish - Wellcome Collection in 1919

Are mermaids real?

Are the half-human, half-fish sea creatures chronicled in Zimbabwean lore since time immemorial real?

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Zimbabwe’s Codeine Cough Syrup Epidemic

Zimbabwe’s Codeine Cough Syrup Epidemic

The cough syrup, often of the brand Broncleer, is imported illegally from South Africa, and is sold on every street corner, in bars, school yards and on busses for as little as

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Tatenda Ngwaru

She’s Not a Boy

“She’s Not a Boy” is the story of intersex woman who fled Zimbabwe with the hope that she would finally find a place where she belonged.

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Selous Scouts

The Selous Scouts (ca. 1977)

The Selous Scouts was a special forces regiment of the Rhodesian Army that operated from 1973 until 1980.

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Akashinga: The Brave Ones

Akashinga: The Brave Ones

A story about a group of women who face down poachers in order to save Zimbabwe's most iconic wildlife.

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Women Warriors Of The Monomotapa

Bad Archeology: Great Zimbabwe

Archaeological evidence is often made to fit people’s prejudiced opinions about other people and the world, or it legitimises particular political ideologies. Case in point: Great Zimbabwe.

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I am not insane, I want my snake back (ca. 2015)

Grey Mupinganjira was arrested aboard a commuter omnibus from Epworth to Mbare after police discovered and confiscated a deadly Egyptian cobra coiled up inside his laptop bag. Now he wants it back.

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Mazowe Boys High School – Form 2 Class Of 2000.

Everyone’s Second Favourite F-word (ca. 2000)

It was just another day with the Mazowe Boys High School, Form 2 Class of 2000. The day sandwiched between mince-meat-and-eggs-for-breakfast Saturday, and beef-and-potatoes-for-dinner Thursday.

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Who is Ian Smith? (ca. 1976)

Ever since his unilateral declaration of independence, Rhodesian Premier Ian Smith has tried to maintain the preservation of white supremacy and the denial of African majority rule. ITN's Roving Report looks back on

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The Relleke Massacre

The Relleke Massacre (ca. 1962)

On January 28, 1962 Johanne Relleke was stung by 2,243 wild bees at Kamativi Tin ine in Wankie, Rhodesia and survived. All of the bees tragically died in what is today known

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Nyaminyami’s Revenge (ca. 1950)

Whether you believe legend or not, this is a chronology of the freaky weather conditions proceeding the building of Kariba dam.

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