Tag: Zimbabwe crisis

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Global calls for govt to drop charges against author Dangarembga

Authors including Kazuo Ishiguro, Carol Ann Duffy and Philippe Sands have called for charges against the Booker prize-shortlisted writer Tsitsi Dangarembga to be dropped ahead of her latest appearance in a Zimbabwe court this week, saying that any other conclusion would be “an outrage”. The Zimbabwean novelist was arrested during anti-corruption protests […]

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It’s becoming increasingly dangerous to speak out about Mnangagwa’s govt – writer Tsitsi Dangarembga

The Zimbabwean novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga almost didn’t get published at all. But even though her debut novel – when it finally came out – attracted international acclaim, publishing the next two still wasn’t easy. Now, while the third part of her trilogy has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize, Ms […]