- Africa University Home Page (Mutare, Zimbabwe)
A United Methodist-related institution.
- Africa's 100 Best Books (Zimbabwe International Book Fair, Harare; via Columbia University)
General announcement, call for nominations, and contact information.
- AfroPop Worldwide on Zimbabwe Music (Brooklyn, New York)
- Dandemutande: Zimbabwean music & culture worldwide (Seattle, Washington)
This US site offers a basic introduction to Zimbabwean music, contact information on teachers who specialize in Zimbabwean music in the US and elsewhere, images of "traditional" instruments, texts of interviews with Zimbabwean musicians, photographs, and links to related sites.
- Edward Ndlovu Memorial Trust Library, Gwanda, Zimbabwe (via Färlövs Bibliotek, Kristianstad, Sweden)
The web page provides general information about the library. The trust was founded in 1990 and this public library opened in 1992.
- Flame - Zimbabwe 1996 (Zimmedia Film and Video, Harare, Zimbabwe)
The site offers information about the award winning film, "Flame" -- available on video, its director (Ingrid Sinclair) and the production company, and related links. Flame--"shot in Zimbabwe with an entirely Zimbabwean cast, the film is based on the accounts of women who joined the liberation war."
- Great Zimbabwe on the Internet
- Cultures.Com: Great Zimbabwe (4 photographs) Africa connection. (Fleetgazelle, San Francisco, California)
- "Great Zimbabwe" "The Literature & Culture of Zimbabwe: The Visual Arts. (Prof. George P. Landow et al., Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island)
A brief summary of the archaeology and architecture of GZ, with several photographs ; part of a larger website on the Visual Arts of Zimbabwe
- "Mystery of Great Zimbabwe" by Peter Tyson and David Randall-MacIver Excerpts from: "Lost Tribes of Israel" NOVA Online. (PBS Online, PBS/WGBH Boston, Massachusetts)
Brief summaries about the European encounter with GZ, with a few illustrations.
- Photographs from "Great Zimbabwe National Park, Zimbabwe. (October 24, 1998)" (Tom Loos, via Department of Computer Science, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana)
- "Riddle of Great Zimbabwe" by Roderick J. McIntosh (1998) Abstract from: Archaeology. (Online) ; vol. 51, no. 4 (July/Aug 1998) (Archaeological Institute of America, Boston, Massachusetts)
A very brief sketch, with only two illustrations.
- HIFA--Harare International Festival of the Arts, April 27-May 2, 2010 (Harare, Zimbabwe)
- International Bureau of Education = Bureau de l'Education International: Zimbabwe (UNESCO, Geneva, Switzerland)
- Kubatana -- The NGO Network Alliance Project (Harare, Zimbabwe)
- "An online community for Zimbabwean activists": a clearinghouse website for information about NGO activities in Zimbabwe in all social and economic domains ; plus related links to organisations outside the country. See especially:
- Education & Training
- Children & Youth
- Mapungubwe Cultural Sites (Mapungubwe National Park, South Africa)
- Mbira Home Page (Solomon Murungu and Zambuko Projects, Unlimited.)
Extensive information on the history and traditions of mbira
in Zimbabwe; includes sound clips, discographies of mbira stars, and links to related sites.
-- See also: Music of Zimbabwe
- "The Media and Zimbabwe" Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture. (Online), November 2005 (University of Westminster, London, UK)
- Modern sculptures from Zimbabwe (Dr. Herbert E. Roese, via One.Tel, UK)
A short, illustrated essay by the author, with a short bibliography and related web links. This web page is part of a larger collection of essays on African Sculptural Art
by Dr. Roese.
- Excerpts from: Mothers of the Revolution--Oral Testimony of Zimbabwean Women (1990) (Irene Staunton, Baobab Books, Harare, Zimbabwe ; adapted by David P. Lichtenstein for "The Literature & Culture of Zimbabwe", Prof. George P. Landow et al., Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island; via National University of Singapore)
- Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi on the Net
- Music of Zimbabwe: the best guitar music of the 80s & 90s (2003) (Canada)
This site features a primer on Zimbabwean music, reviews and profiles of artists with links to online recording sellers.
- Shona, Ndebele, and Other Language Resources on the Internet
- Sunduza Dance Theatre, UK (Southern 'E'Media, UK)
A promotional web page about the group, with links to audio and video files. "Sunduza in Ndebele means 'let us push'. They come from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Sunduza have been pushing their beautiful scintillating harmonies, percussive rhythms and high energy dances internationally. The productions reflect a wide range of Southern African dance normally displayed in a context to which international audiences can relate. The performances are upbeat and reflect modern and traditional issues in Southern Africa. They are unique. Lead vocalist, choreographer and composer Simon Banda has given their sound a special harmonic difference"
- UNESCO World Heritage/Intangible Cultural Heritage in Zimbabwe (Paris, France)
- Universities in Zimbabwe on the Internet
- The Visual Arts of Zimbabwe ("The Literature & Culture of Zimbabwe", Prof. George P. Landow et al., Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island)
- ZAPU through Zenzo Nkobi's Lens: a virtual exhibition (SAHA--South African Historical Archive, Johannesburg, South Africa)
"...draws on an oral history and research project undertaken by SAHA in 2010 and 2011 into aspects of the armed struggle for Zimbabwean independence...Taken by Zenzo Nkobi, a Zimbabwean photographer with ties to the Zimbabwe African People's Union (ZAPU) from the mid-1970s until well after independence in 1980, these images provide an intriguing glimpse into the struggle waged by ZAPU's armed wing, ZPRA, and provide evidence of the significant role it played in combating the Rhodesian regime."
- ZimAudio (San Francisco, California)
Commercial site: this site offers sample audio files, biographical summaries, discographies, etc.
- Zimbabwe Institute of Vigital Arts (Harare, Zimbabwe)
"ZIVA is committed first and foremost to providing a high quality DESIGN education and teaching New Media skills. We are the first college of its kind in the country and different from other training facilities in that we emphasize Design."
- Zimbabwe Language Resources on the Internet
- ALLEX Project--African Languages Lexical Project (University of Oslo, Norway)
The website includes online versions of whole dictionaries and text corpora for Shona and Ndebele. "The ALLEX Project seeks ...to provide dictionaries and other language tools for the African languages used in Zimbabwe; to train Zimbabwean linguists at the University of Zimbabwe as lexicographers and practical language planners; to lay the foundation for a centre for lexicography and language planning for the native languages of Southern Africa; and to improve research opportunities in linguistics."
- Carter, Hazel and G.P. Kahari. Shona language course. (1981) Books I, II, III. (Madison, Wisc.: University of Wisconsin at Madison, African Studies Program, 1981) --via Educational Resources Information Center, United States, Department of Education, Washington, DC
- Foreign Service Institute -- Shona Basic Course (1965): E-book -and- Audio tapes (Washington, DC)
- Introduction to the Shona Language (Cameron Smith, UK)
Brief lessons in Shona and links to Shona language-related sites.
- University of Florida Libraries' "George Fortune Collection" of Shona and Other African Language Materials (Dan Reboussin; George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida)
An online index to holdings in SHONA especially ... but also: Nguni (Ndebele, Zulu, and Xhosa) and Sotho. The materials span the years 1868-1983 and include some 1,800 items. 'The collection also includes a significant complement of Central and Eastern Bantu materials and a component of West African language materials.'