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· February, 2006

Stories about Zimbabwe from February, 2006

A List of French Authors Who Have Written on Africa

At the blog Conscious Generation, Another Africa blogger HBG publishes (FR) an exhaustive list of French authors who have written on Africa along with names of their works.

Zimbabwe: Mugabe birthday speech

Zimbabwean blogger, the Bearded Man reports on Mugabe's birthday speech in which he blasts imperialism and gays and lesbians..on imperialism “in a state of readiness to fight the enemies who...

Zimbabwe: Demonstrations on Mugabe's Birthday

President Mugabe celebrated his birthday last Tuesday. This is Zimbabwe reports that many citizens took to the streets in protests, demonstrations and sit-ins…“The ongoing countrywide demonstrations by students spread to...

Zimbabwe: bridges to London

Zimbabwean Pundit writes on the Zimbabwean media frenzy over reports that Mugabe has extended a gracious welcome to the new British High Commissioner, asking him to please “build bridges to...

Zimbabwe: increasing costs of univeristy

This is Zimbabwe reports on the increasing costs of attending university in the country. In January fees went up 400% and now in February they have gone up a further...

Zimbabwe: The unreal lives of the very rich

This is Zimbabwe comments on the difference between the lives of the “filthy rich” Zimbabweans and the rest of the population. …”The ostrich syndrome is typical of the filthy rich...

Voices from Zimbabwe and the Great Lakes

Zimbabwe: Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA), a civic action group looking out for the welfare of Zimbabwean women, held their third annual valentine's day protest march. This is Zimbabwe blogged...

Zimbabwe: IMF debt a waste of resources

Zimbabwean Pundit likens Zimbabwe's repayment of the IMF debt to that “the head of a family in a starving village, throwing food over the fence to baboons waiting on the...

Zimbabwe: WOZA demonstrate for Bread and Roses

The Bearded man reports on a protest held in Harare yesterday by WOZA (Women of Zimbabwe Arise). More than 400 women were arrested in the demonstration called Bread and Roses…….”The...

Zimbabwe: MDC infighting

This is Zimbabwe discusses who might be behind the infighting going on in the Movement for Democratic Change opposition party in Zimbabwe….

Zimbabwe: urban nightmares

Zimbabwean Pundit reminds us that for Zimbabwe's displaced urban dwellers, life has not changed …..”Large portions of Zimbabwe's urban dwellers continue to live undocumented lives outside of the meagre infrustructural...

Musengeshi Katata comments (FR) on Amely-James Koh Bela's book on African prostitution in the West at Forum Realisance: “Can one really defend values that are everyday assaulted and eroded by...

Zimbabwe: Opposition rejects Mbeki claims

The Bearded Man has a series of reports from Zimbabwe including “Zimbabwe Opposition Leaders Reject Mbeki Claims ” denying knowledge of an agreed constitution with Zanu-PF and the Zambian government...

Zimbabwe: news roundup

Zimbabwean Pundit has a roundup of news items on Zimbabwe from assasination attempts to deportation.

Zimbabwe: Morgan Tsvangirai deported

Yebo Gogo reports that Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai was deported from Zambia, allegedly for using a false name

Voices From Zimbabwe and the Great Lakes

Zimbabwe: Inflation continues to rule the day in Zimbabwe where they recently introduced a 50,000 dollar note in a bid to help hauling the country's porous currency around. Ironically, said...

Zimbabwe: food shortages

The Bearded man has a roundup of Zimbabwean news: shortage of Zimbabwe's staple food, maize meal, means people are eating substandard bread if they can afford it; the issue of...

Zimbabwe: arrest of students

The Passion of the Present reports on the arrest of 4 Zimbabweans who were carrying out research “on the effects of the government's controversial urban clean-up campaign after mistaking them...

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