Born and raised in Britain, Ben Freeth has become one of a handful of farmers in Zimbabwe to resist the seizure of his land.
Heidi Holland's biography of Robert Mugabe does something deeply unsettling - it makes me feel the dictator's pain.
In 1975, an idealistic 17-year-old leaves the small Norwegian town of Stavanger to help the poor and wretched in Colombia.
A British farmer in Zimbabwe has launched a legal challenge to the government's land reform programme that has forced out thousands of fellow white farmers.
Thabo Mbeki the enigma has become a cliché. But so far there have been few attempts to fathom the man who in 1999 was given the impossible task of replacing Nelson Mandela. William Gumede's unauthorised biography is therefore to be prized.
When Zimbabwe's best selling Daily News was forced to close by repressive media legislation two years ago, critical voices disappeared from the country's mass media, and independent reporters fled abroad.
On the day that Heath Streak announced his retirement from international cricket, his former Zimbabwe colleagues were demanding that the country's cricket board reinstates Phil Simmons, the coach who was dismissed in August.
Phil Simmons, who was dismissed last month as Zimbabwe coach, has attacked the country's administrators, saying that they have "no understanding of cricket".
At Linquenda House, Harare's gloomy immigration department, the official inspecting my visa extension form asks me what I do.
At what point do journalists working in the shadow of a repressive regime give up?