The BIG Conversation

A digital media platform that seeks to amplify transparency and accountability issues. We believe in the power of citizen action in impacting change and the strength of the creative artistry experience through animations, blogs, essays, podcasts and photography in conveying simple yet powerful messages on transparency and accountability.

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What we do!

We convene impactful conversations on transparency and accountability leveraging on emerging voices and refreshing perspectives from within Zimbabwe and beyond. Our work revolves around grassroots mobilizing, advocacy and supporting community action for transparency, accountability and integrity. We think global and act local. We realize that fostering a functional media system in Zimbabwe and across Africa demands that we think global in terms of innovation and vision whilst looking at how best local solutions can solve local problems.

Why should you care?

Access to information is a constitutionally guaranteed right. According to Section 62 of the Zimbabwean Constitution, every Zimbabwean citizen or permanent citizen, including juristic persons and the Zimbabwean media, has the right of access to any information held by the state or by any institution or agency of government at every level, in so far as the information is required in the interest of public accountability.

Our stakeholders

Marginalised groups

PWDs, youth and women


spoken word poets, musicians, animators, writers, animators, calligraphers


journalists, photojournalists, citizen journalists.


tertiary institutions, tertiary students and academics.

Youth Hubs


Local authorities


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Mutare women empowered to unleash their entrepreneurial potential

Mutare women empowered to unleash their entrepreneurial potential

Women participating in AWE have access to DreamBuilder, an online course on women’s entrepreneurship. Participants will engage in facilitated sessions on how to manage their business, attend guest presentations by seasoned creative entrepreneurs and practitioners in Zimbabwe and the USA, network with like-minded creative entrepreneurs and have the opportunity to competitively access grant opportunities.

Zimbabwe: Statement by High Representative Josep Borrell on the elections

Zimbabwe: Statement by High Representative Josep Borrell on the elections

The EU takes note of the announcement of the 23 August 2023 Harmonised Elections’ results by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC). On Election Day, Zimbabweans turned out in great numbers, and showed their determination to exercise their voting rights. They need to be granted full transparency and integrity in the electoral process.

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