A Zimbabwean archaeologist reimagines the story of a momentous African civilization. Great Zimbabwe should be a “symbol”, not just of Africa’s power and potential, but of how outsiders have too often told Africans’ stories—and got them wrong.
Epidemics are tests of social and political systems, and Zimbabwe, with its high rate of HIV and malnutrition, is extremely vulnerable. The 2008 cholera epidemic exposed Zimbabwe’s political weaknesses; will the coronavirus do the same in 2020?
An exhibition of Cuban propaganda posters and magazines in London shows the support Fidel Castro gave to African liberation movements during the Cold War. The works were produced by 33 designers, many of them women.