Standing Up to Mugabe

Channel 4

Unreported World

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Seyi Rhodes and director Lottie Gammon report from Zimbabwe where a new generation of comics is risking making fun of President Robert Mugabe and his government.

In Zimbabwe state TV is a government mouthpiece and critics aren't tolerated, but Unreported World meets comedians Samm Munro and Tongai Makawa, part of a team that uses the internet to air a satirical news show, Zambezi News.

First Broadcast

April 10, 2015



Producer Director

Lottie Gammon


Seyi Rhodes

Executive Producer

Eamonn Matthews


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