Our hub’s team is a mix of academics, practitioners, innovators and artists. We work alongside our client/s to ensure project completion whilst providing sustainable solutions designed to enhance their work, retain their audience, and find new markets that last beyond tomorrow. We have worked with long-standing media leaders and newer entrants. Our goal is to share innovative and original ideas that foster new ways of exploring the African experience in the media.

Alex Gwaze

Founder and Curator of MUD&Co


Education, Production, Art and Research

7 + years

Masters Degree

2 x published articles in academic journals.

Zim Blog Awards Nominee


EU Film Festival (Zim), Zambezi Magic Channel (RSA), Picsolve International (UK), Growth Point Properties (RSA), University of Cape Town (RSA), Midlands State University (ZIM), the British Council (ZIM), Writer Guild Association (RSA), Noes Strategic Business Engineering (RSA), and the Broadcasting Association of Zimbabwe.

Other Activities:

#SendMeAPic: Social Photography Talk (Dominican Convent Girls’ High School), Photographic Contribution at Balance For Better: Redesigning A Woman’s Space Exhibition (National Gallery of Zimbabwe in Harare) & Video Contribution at June 16 Reflections (Center of African Studies Gallery, Cape Town).

Elspeth Chimedza

Editorial Director


Entertainment, Social Media, and Creative Writing

6 + years

3 x Nominations (Zimbabwe Blog Awards)

1 x Nomination (Zimbabwe Achievers Awards)


Youth Village ZW, AB Communications, ZiFm Stereo, Groove Magazine Intl, West Property Zimbabwe, Icon Media, and Identity Systems International.

Other Activities:

Published poet.

Zorodzai Chibuwe

Production Manager


Film, Photography, and Music

6 + years

Honours Degree

ZimStar Awards Nominee


Econet, Pepsi, Nash Paints, University of Zimbabwe, Jah Prayzah, Military Touch Movement, EXQ, Ammara Brown, Enzo Ishall, Gemma Griffiths, Syngenta, Tamy Moyo, Impala Car Rentals, Freeman, Selmor Mtukudzi, and Nutty-O.

Other Activities:

Musician and Actor.

Joanne Peters

Projects Coordinator


Administration, Image Consultancy, Model Scout and Trainer.

5 + years

Diploma in International Travel and Tourism (IATA)


Operations Director at Open Eye Studios, Kenellys farm, Former President of Rotaract Club of Belmont Bulawayo, Joh Ablaza, Miss Culture Zimbabwe, House of Mutu’s “Umceco Show”, Vusa Blaqs, and Roki.

Other Activities:

Presenting, Public Speaking, and Acting.

Nonsikelelo Tshabangu

Content Liaison


Entertainment, Event Organizing, Choreography, and Writing

3 + years

Studying a BA in Business Management (Nusa Putra University)


Africa Child Production, Young Minds (UK), Juntal Serima, Sunduza Dance Theatre, Janet Wood, and Charles Banda.

Other Activities:

Modelling and Vlogging.

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