· April, 2006

Stories about Zimbabwe from April, 2006

Zimbabwe: Squatter camps destroyed

  27 April 2006

The Bearded Man reports that once again armed police have destroyed squatter camps in Zimbabwe, this time in the town of Masvingo. The police “burnt down the plastic shacks and chased away more than 200 people including children who lived at the camp.”

Zimbabwe: Unpatriotic

25 April 2006

Moral Fibre reports that Zimbabwean Vice President has complained that young Zimbabweans are not generally patriotic. Hardly surprising given the state of the country….”Circumstances in Zimbabwe are not conducive to a patriotic populace, I'm afraid. What with inflation at 913.6%, unemployment at 70% and the omnipresent threat of wide-scale famine,...

Zimbabwe: Nothing in Bulawayo

  24 April 2006

This is Zimbabwe comments on the lack of livestock and human activity during his travels to the Zimbabwean city of Bulawayo…”The reasons seemed obvious … the consequencs of the misrule of the Mugabe regime … unemployment, emigration, little or no seed and fertiliser and poor health care.”

Zimbabwe: Street talk

21 April 2006

Zimbabwe blog Enough is Enough publishes an interview with a Harare citizen on life in Zimbabwe two days after the recent independence day.

Zimbabwe: returning land to white farmers

  21 April 2006

Zimbabwean Blogger, The Bearded Man reports that the government plans to take back land from some 2000 black farmers who have failed to farm and hand the land back to the white farmers...”In a major policy reversal and the clearest admission yet by the Harare government that its controversial land...

Zimbabwe: Collasped Independence

  19 April 2006

Zimbabwean blog, This is Zimbabwe comments on this years Indpendence “celebrations” stating there is nothing to celebrate with high inflation, a collapsed health service and education system and high unemployment.

Zimbabwe: Independence

18 April 2006

Enough is Enough writing on the eve of Zimbabwe's independence day wonders if anyone will be celebrating the day..”In hollow statements Arthur Mutambara and Morgan Tsvangirai, the two leaders of the MDC’s bickering factions issued blurry calls for action from the Zimbabwean people.”

Voices from Zimbabwe and the Great Lakes

  17 April 2006

Zimbabwe: This is Zimbabwe is involved in a battle of semantics with Eddie cross after the former published this post which questioned some of the numbers put forth by the latter in this post after the MDC congress in Harare. Said Eddie Cross in response to the criticism, We are...

Zimbabwe: New blog

  17 April 2006

Enough is Enough is a new group blog from Zimbabwe. Writers include Zimpundit and the site is designed to enable you ” to find a wealth of information in different multimedia formats from a variety of vantage points including other Zimbloggers, observers, and Zimbabweans abroad. In Curt's words, “Enough is...

UK: Zimbabweans may be deported

  14 April 2006

The Bearded Man writes on the ruling of the British governments “The Asylum & Immigration Tribunal” ruling which had barred the deportation of Zimbabwean failed asylum seekers has been set aside leaving the door open for them to be deported back to Zimbabwe.

Zimbabwe: No health care

  11 April 2006

This is Zimbabwe writes a post on the lack of medical care in Zimbabwe and how this impacts on sick children.

Zimbabwe: MDC Congress

  6 April 2006

This is Zimbabwe publishes the response by Eddie Cross to a series of questions posed on their blog regarding the governance and politics of Zimbabwe and in particular to the MFD congress that recently took place.

Voices from Zimbabwe and the Great Lakes

  3 April 2006

Zimbabwe: After long silence Manulite is back blogging again! In his very first post, Manu recounts having a bad day, There are times when you think you are having a very, very bad day. Then there are times when bad days are in season. Of course bad days can be...