About the author
This article is written in November 2007 by Zenzele Ndebele, 29, who is based in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. He has a B.A. in Media Studies and is presently pursuing a Master in Media Studies. He is part time production manager at the community radio Radio Dialogue, and he also teaches broadcasting practices at the National University of Science and Technology.
Zenzele Ndebele produced a 25-minutes video documentary, ‘Gukurahundi’, about the massacres in Matabeleland, when, in the mid-1980’s, upwards of 20,000 people of the Ndebele community are believed to have lost their lives. It was published in November 2007. Read more…
In March 2007, Zenzele Ndebele participated in a workshop organised by Freemuse which aimed at upgrading the knowledge of African journalists who already work in the field of human rights to also include music censorship issues.
|Related reading on the internet
The Herald / Zimvibes.com – 17 October 2007:
‘The Zimbabwe Broadcasting Holdings has banned urban grooves’
‘Music is an unstoppable force’
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