The Zimbabwean profiled on BBC
Wilf Mbanga and his wife Trish, who produce The Zimbabwean weekly newspaper from their home in Southampton, UK, are profiled by BBC South’s Inside Out programme this week. Wilf is a regular at the Frontline Club and he took part in the Zimbabwe debate earlier this year. The BBC documentary will look at the couple’s fight for a free press while in exile,
Wilf says: “The people of Zimbabwe are being abused, they’ve been killed and traumatised by their own government and it’s time for someone to stand up to a bully and so far I have done it quite effectively.”
Trish adds: “We feel with both of us being journalists we feel it is the only thing we know how to do but we also feel it is the most important thing to do because people desperately need accurate information.” link
The documentary about The Zimbabwean airs today Wednesday 8 October on BBC One at 7.30pm GMT or on BBC iPlayer.