List of newspapers in Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe is host to some of the oldest newspapers in Africa; The Herald, Zimbabwe's major newspaper, replaced the Mashonaland and Zambesian Times, which was present from the late 1890s. The Herald, once an influential paper, has seen a decline in readership from 132,000 to between 50,000 and 100,000 in recent years. The influential Daily News, which regularly published criticism of the government, was shut down in 2002, however its director Wilf Mbanga started The Zimbabwean soon after to continue challenging the Mugabe regime. The first daily independent Zimbabwean daily newspaper, following Daily News, NewsDay, started publishing in 2010. Journalists can be fired by the Ministry of Information if content is deemed inappropriate. Other notable Zimbabwean newspapers in print include The Chronicle (Zimbabwe), The Financial Gazette, the Zimbabwe Independent, and the Zimbabwe Daily News. Zimbabwean online newspapers include, iHarare.comThe Zimbabwe Daily and Bulawayo24 News.
- The Gweru Times (1895–2015)
- Mashonaland Herald and Zambesian Times (1891–92), succeeded by The Rhodesia Herald
- Masvingo Star (defunct 2015)
- The Northern Optimist (1894–1895), succeeded by The Gweru Times
- Pungwe News (defunct 2015)
- Press Reference: Zimbabwe, accessed November 29, 2008.
- "Press Freedom Index" Archived 2008-10-22 at the Wayback Machine.. Reporters Without Borders.
- Media in Zimbabwe Archived 2011-07-14 at the Wayback Machine., accessed November 29, 2008.
- http://bulawayo24.com. Missing or empty
- "New Ziana shuts down print works". The Zimbabwean. 2015-08-26. Retrieved 2018-04-23.
- Davis, Pat (March 1976). "The History of Gwelo: Part 1" (PDF). Rhodesiana. 34: 9–20.