Women in Zimbabwe commemorated the 250th anniversary of the Swedish Press Act

From left panels speakers Agnes Gwatiringa, writer and television producer who worked with the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation for more than two decades; Faith Xaba, Political Editor for Zimbabwe Independent with 22 years experience as a journalist; and Victoria Ruzvidzo, Managing Editor for The Herald with 25 years working at Zimpapers having joined as an intern.

Women at the frontline of journalism in Zimbabwe commemorated the 250th anniversary of the Swedish Press Act – the first in the world – by sharing testimonies about the challenges they have faced while staying the course in their media careers.

The event was organised by Gender and Media Connect (GMC), Fojo Media Institute and the Swedish Embassy in Harare.

Media practitioners from different walks of life attended the event, listening to the panelists sharing their stories.

Jean Mujati, text
Gender and Media Connect, photos