Alliance Française de Harare

Harare Pétanque Tournament 2021

It was the restart of another interesting activity. The sun kiss of a Harare morning blended with the vibrant group gathered in the garden and pétanque court at the Alliance française de Harare, waiting for the ticking clock to get to 9am for the tournament to kickstart.

People were surprised when a team made up of Josh and Ben, whom had just learnt how to play the sport thrived to the semi-finals at an ease and eventually made it into the finals and came up second.

The Harare Pétanque club led by Kuda and Alain organised this tournament on Saturday 5 June with the sponsorship of fastjet in partnership with French Gourmet, Cafédeparis and Alliance Francaise de Harare.

What started as a relaxed round of sixteen ended up in a display of skill and talent resulting in a splendid final and a battle for third place.

The presence of the Ambassador of France in Zimbabwe Mr. Laurent CHEVALLIER graced the event as he presented the prizes to the winners.

Alain and Rosa who won the Tournament were generous to exchange the air flight voucher with Josh & Ben who were the runners up, for a purchase voucher from French Gourmet. Mathieu and Armel who took the third place received a breakfast voucher from Café de Paris.


Do you speak French and would love to sit for an internationally recognised language proficiency exam? Register for the #Delf or #Dalf exams with us!

Registration is open until the 15th of May 2021 #afharare #french

Contact: or WhatsApp; +263 73 212 2399 for info.

DELF (Diplôme d’Etudes en Langue Française) and DALF (Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française) are the only French as a foreign language diplomas issued by the French Ministry of Education. They are valid for life and are recognized worldwide. They allow you to officially validate your French learning. These diplomas constitute a recognition of your school, university and/or professional background in French language. Moreover DELF and DALF allows you to study, work and immigrate in a French-speaking country.

Online Library – One Month Free Trial for Non-Members!

We are happy to announce that you can now access a rich catalogue with more than 7000 French language resources online, from the comfort of your home!

Culturethèque is the digital portal for French cultural establishments abroad which offers you numerous resources that can be downloaded or consulted online.

We suggest you test the platform for one month. If you wish to continue to have access after your trial period, all you have to do is join our media library or register for our French courses.

Active members should visit the library to have their annual accounts activated for culturethèque.


French Language Training for Corporate & International Organisations

We have tailor made courses to suit your needs. Take a giant leap forward by engaging us to train your staff for growth and access to foreign markets and potential investors especially in francophone countries.

  • Business French
  • French for International Organisations
  • French for Tourism & Hospitality
  • French for Diplomats
  • French for the Military

Get in touch with us today at or WhatsApp +263 73 212 2399 for more info!

CINE CLUB is back!

We are happy to announce the return of Ciné Club in the Old Mutual Theatre on Thursday 15 April from 17h30. Entry is free of charge and seats should be reserved in advance with Josiane at;

Synopsis: A Parisian aristocrat, quadriplegic since a paragliding accident, hires a man to be his live-in caretaker. Although very different, the two men bond and develop a close friendship.

Thursday 15 April at 17h30

Semaine de la langue française 2021

To celebrate the French language and francophonie, Belgium, Canada, France and Switzerland in Zimbabwe are offering a program of free online events from March 15 to 20, 2021.
We would have preferred to organize these events in “face-to-face” but unfortunately the health context does not allow us to do so.
Our intention is to try to share, even virtually, what brings us together in our differences, namely the French language of course, but also multilingualism for some, cultural diversity for all and our common values.
Each day will present a theme to help you discover what the Francophonie in Zimbabwe is and what it can bring to Zimbabweans.

French Films Available For Free Streaming.

IFcinéma à la carte launched in 2020 to compensate for the closure of movie theaters due to the health crisis, this operation will continue in 2021. 
We will regularly put at your disposal a selection of films available for free streaming.
IFcinéma à la carte will present each month a different selection of short and feature films from the catalogs Cinéma français and Cinematheque Afrique. This selection will be regularly updated for our audience worldwide.  

From the 8th of February  to the 8th of March, we will be offering to our audience 4 feature films directed by women, in connection with Women’s Day in March:

  • Angèle et Tony de Alix Delaporte – excluded territories : France, Canada, Portugal, Australia, New-Zealand, Germany, Austria,
  • Le beau monde de Julie Lopes Curval – excluded territories : France, Korea, Germany, Taïwan
  • La Cour de Babel de Julie Bertuccelli – excluded territories : France, Japan, USA, Canada, Sweden, Italy, UK, Benelux, Switzerland
  • Tout est pardonné de Mia Hansen-Løve – excluded territories : France, USA
  • Discover IFcinéma à la carte.

Online Shona Classes

We are happy to introduce a new class for Shona Lessons at Alliance Française de Harare.
Learn with us online from the comfort of your home, starting from beginners’ to advanced level .
Private lessons can start any day from Monday to Friday
Anytime between 10am and 4pm.

Get in touch with us at or WhatsApp/ Calls +26373 212 2399/ +26373 223 7110

Online French Classes For Adults and Teenagers.

Do you want to upgrade your CV and improve your language skills by learning a foreign language? Learn French from the comfort of your home with us.

We have weekday classes for adults on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays either in the morning from 08h30 to 10h30 or in the evening from 17h30 to 19h30. Our weekend classes for adults and teenagers are on Saturdays from 8h30 to 11h00.

Register now and learn French the fun way ! #afharare #French