News from Zimbabwe

New Website, New Strategy

BasicViews Foundation launched a revised Slum Cinema website. The board wants to push the website forward as a wider social multimedia platform for Slum Cinema and other related projects. The idea is that from now young people worldwide become the main content suppliers. They get login access to a country news portal part of the site and can upload articles, news, photography and video reports.
All participants are connected to one platform of presentation and use there portal as a local portfolio and promotion tool. We need active young journalists and writing activist to give the site a new local content boost. When you feel you can contribute to this goal, please contact us, sent your details to and we get in touch with you.

Ethel Kabwato a woman writer in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean author and poet, Ethel Kabwato, says women authors continue to struggle in this country despite strides made by women in sectors like politics and business. 
Mrs Kabwato made these comments while speaking at a Food For Tought (FFT) session at the U.S. Embassy on International Women’s Day.

“Women writers often find themselves in a very difficult position in that they are... read more

Slum Cinema Chapter Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe as Chapter never had the opportunity of financial support.Nevertheless it is the power of the coordinator Ethel Kabwato who keeps actrivities moving on. They organise screenings and activities in Harare and inner land locations.  

Some members realize local assignments to continue activities. Support from the local community, NGO’s and business partners is a way that sometimes... read more