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· January, 2006

Stories about Zimbabwe from January, 2006

Zimbabwe: going hungry

This is Zimbabwe comments on the lack of compassion and failure to manage crisis by Zanu-PF….

African Music Roundup

What is African hip hop? From Nairobi to Dakar hip hop has caught the imagination of the youth producing so many rap crews, breakers and all round b-boys. Some argue...

Zimbabwe: IMF

Eddie Cross writing in Zimbabwean Pundit questions the repayment of millions of US$ to the IMF which they do not need and which could have been used by Zimbabwe….”We could...

Zimbabwe: Things fall apart

Zimbabwean Pundit comments on the governor of Zimbabwe's Reserve Bank who is trying “ineffectively” to bring down inflation. He wonders if the governor and other chefs (leaders) were listening ~”to...

Zimbabwe: abnormal living

This is Zimbabwe explains the condition of “normality” in an abnormal environment….”When did you last feel free to discuss the political situation with a stranger in an Emergency Taxi? (Instead...

Zimbabwe: demise of sport

Zimbabwean Pundit guest writer, Eddie Cross writes on the “Demise of Sport in Zimbabwe….This past week has seen Zimbabwe withdraw from world-class test cricket or face expulsion. It is a...

Zimbabwe: Learning Chinese

The Bearded Man provides his daily roundup of Zimbabwe which includes a report that the government intends to impose Mandarin on Zimbabwean university students.…..”Now, given that Sindebele, Shona or English...

Zimbabwe–Great Lakes Blog Roundup

Zimbabwe: Robert Mugabe, the last of Africa's “big men” turns 82 late next month. Members of the ruling ZANU-PF have begun murmuring about ambitous plans for an extravagant birthday bash...

Zimbabwe: MDC split

The Zimbabwean Pundit comments on the split in the Movement for Democratic Change (Zimbabwe's main opposition party) …”The struggle in the MDC is not about elections, it is a battle...

Zimbabwe: living in South Africa

This is Zimbabwe reports on a visit to a city in South Africa where many Zimbabwean refugees have settled.

Zimbabwe: SA Citizenship

African Blogs comments on a report that Zimbabwean women are going to South Africa to give birth so their children will have SA citizenship.

Zimbabwe: Economy in 2006

This is Zimbabwe considers the situation with Zimbabwe's economy in 2006….”Will we see any improvement to our standard of living?” “What about the exchange rate?” “And the promised new currency?”

Zimbabwe: MDC?

The Bearded Man points to the main headlines of the day in Zimbabwe from “Zimbabwe normality is misery “to “Fiddling while Zimbabwe burns Shenanigans” which asks what is wrong with...

Zimbabwe:women's coop

Timbuktu Chronicles reports on a women's cooperative in Zimbabwe…”who have been able to improve their families’ quality of living by making peanut butter…they produce peanut butter that is as good,...

Zimbabwe: Disgraceful Bishop

This is Zimbabwe comments on the corrupt activities of the Bishop of Harare, a supporter of Mugabe's ZANU-PF party. “In short, the conduct of this delinquent bishop raises very serious...

Zimbabwe & the African Union

Black Star Journal comments on the African Union finally taking a stance against Mugabe's government…”Last month, the African Commission on Human and People's Rights adopted a resolution denouncing the lamentable...

Zimbabwe: African leaders criticise Mugabe

Yebo Gogo comments that finally African leaders are speaking out against Mugabe….”The report (Lonodn Guardian) says “the continuing violations and the deterioration of the human rights situation in Zimbabwe, the...

Zimbabwe in 2005

Cry Beloved Zimbabwe reveiws the year in Zimbabwe which he describes as Annus Horribillis…..Amongst the events that made 2005 unbearable for Zimbabweans was the destruction of homes and livelihoods of...

Zimbabwe; Hope in 2006

Hope in Zimbabwe in 2006 is the New Year post by This is Zimbabwe who laments on the closing down of fellow Zimbabwean blogger, Abolish the Mugabe Regime……I have signed...

Zimbabwe: Best blog stories

The Paradise Lost Podcast links to the Zimbabwean blogs of 2005 and the best of the year's stories..

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