Zimbabwean Language Gains Street Cred
Local language, Shona, has taken on an artistic form which has seen the language transform in the country.
Inter Press Service, 10 June 2014
"Ndipei sand dzangu," (give me my hammers) sings Zimbabwean artist Winky D. He may be singing in Shona, the local language spoken by some 80 percent of Zimbabweans, but his Shona ... read more »
The Herald, 20 May 2014
In spite of Mark Zuckerberg and company having made serious money out of social media, to most people in Zimbabwe the business opportunities contained on platforms like Facebook ... read more »
Zimbabwe: Uncle Ritchie Romps to Stardom
The Herald, 13 May 2014
He has become a celebrity almost overnight and is now gracing high profile functions as an emcee. Richard Matimba of the "Zvirikumbofamba sei?" fame is riding on a wave of ... read more »
Shona evolved as a street language in Zimbabwe after this country introduced a policy that compelled all broadcast stations to air 75 percent of locally-produced material.