About the Britain Zimbabwe Society

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Pathis Nyathi Lifetime Achievement Award
Life Time Achievement Award

We had a fine set of presentations on 9 October our first Lifetime award winner Pathisa Nyathi. He also celebrates the publication of two volumes of his autobiography.

Saturday 16 October is the BZS AGM followed by a programme of distinguished speakers. Please see our latest posts. You can register via eventbrite and download the programme here

You may have missed our wonderful artists as part of our 40th celebration in June shown above but video links of the event will be found here soon. If you can’t wait here is a wonderful animation by Pelagia Nyamayaro our Instagram editor

“I am black”

The BZS was formed in 1981 in response to Zimbabwe’s independence the year before, and in the belief that a new relationship was needed between the peoples of the two countries. It

  • is a network of friends of Zimbabwe
  • supports people-to-people links
  • informs and educates
  • promotes understanding and respect
  • encourages open discussion and debate

The BZS is committed to relationships based on reciprocity and fairness and to bridging the South-North gap in wealth and power.

What do members receive?

  • contacts, news, information and advice
  • quarterly BZS Zimbabwe Review (incorporating the BZS Newsletter)
  • members’ email news list
  • networking support for educational, development, cultural and linking projects
  • Download the latest information for 19 June 2021 about the forthcoming  Research Day
  • RD draft programme
  • Opt in Whats App group discussion and information update

The BZS maintains an active network of wider contacts. It works in co-operation with organisations that work with the Zimbabwean community in the UK and  concerned with Zimbabwe and Southern Africa. It supports Zimbabwean asylum seekers by providing expert advice on the local situation in Zimbabwe. The Society has established a panel of academic experts on Zimbabwe who between them have been able to assess hundreds of asylum appeals.

For the latest posts and activities

To Join


Please download the latest version of BZS Constitution