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· June, 2006

Stories about Zimbabwe from June, 2006

Africa: World Cup Report Card

Says Senegalese blogger Seckasysteme (Fr): “African football is not up to par and its presence in the World Cup is mostly symbolic. Too bad that the numerous individual African talents...

Why No Mention of Slavery in African and Haitian Fiction?

Why is there so little mention of slavery in African and Haitian Fiction? That is the question that Togolese France-based blogger Kangni Alem addresses in a prolific and well-thought out...

Zimbabwe: Nationwide strikes

The Bearded Man reports that Zimbabwean workers are braced for nationwide strikes.

Africa: What Internet Brings

Generation Consciente, Une Autre Afrique writes: (Fr)“A book by Cameroonian Jacques Bonjawo, Internet, a Chance for Africa [L'Internet, Une Chance Pour l'Afrique in French] talks about the benefits of new...

Voices from Zimbabwe and the Great Lakes

Zimbabwe: The Interception of Communications Bill is having a pronounced toll on the Zimbabwean blogosphere. Posts from domestic bloggers have slowed down noticably over the last two weeks. Despite this...

Zimbabwe: New episode of news podcast

Zimbabwe News Update has released a new podcast. Among the topics covered in this episode are “Mugabe Buys Luxury Vehicle For Army Officers” and “Chinese Planes Grounded As AirZim Cancels...

Zimbabwe: Army steals maize

The Beareded Man reports that the Zimbabwe army steals maize from local farmers...”The Zimbabwe government has stationed soldiers and police on roads leading into cities to prevent farmers from moving...

Voices from Zimbabwe and the Great Lakes

Zimbabwe: Announcing AI's irrepressible.info and explaining why Zimbabwe badly needs the project, Accoustic Motorbike illustrates the impending fate Zimbabwe's bloggers face owing to the new Interception of Communications Bill; So...

Zimbabwe: Blogs under threat

Zimbabwean Pundit writing on Enough is Enough points to a series of links covering all the Zimbabwean blogs – blogs that would come under threat if the proposed IC Bill...

Zimbabwe: Rising prices and outreach programmes

The Bearded Man comments on the increasing cost of living of basic food products in Zimbabwe and the start of an outreach programme by Morgan Tsvangirai, leader of the MDC...

A Monopoly-like Game to Carve out Africa

Mocking Africa, a French Monopoly-like game, Kangni Alem repeats the game's description [“Your goal is to explore, to conquer and to develop [the] new colonies. You will be able to...

Latest in the Francophone African Blogosphere

PAN-AFRICAN For the United States of Africa Le Pangolin is fervently advocating for the dissolution of the current borders that separate African countries and that, he believes, weaken each individual...

Senegal: Blogging Mayor Proposes North-South Talks on Migrations

Reflecting on Senegal's drowned migrant crisis and migrations towards the West in general, Robert Sagna, the Mayor of Ziguinchor, Senegal blogs (Fr): “Developed countries (…) build quasi-impenetrable walls through “visas”....

Zimbabwe: Telephony bill

Enough is Enough comments on the proposed new “Interception of Communications Bill” …which will enable the government to monitor telephones, email and mobile phones of anyone “suspected of threatening national...

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