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· March, 2007

Stories about Zimbabwe from March, 2007

Twits and wits: Malawian bloggers on new technologies, nature, myths, Zimbabwe, and a hard work ethic

Since the last Malawi roundup, the Malawian blogosphere has continued to be abuzz with posts announcing new technologies, news on Internet-based radios, existing radio stations going online, stories about farming...

Zimbabwe: taking gospel too far!

Is putting your hands up in the air illegal in Zimbabwe?: The Media and Information Commission (MIC) whose business it is to accredit newspapers and journalists think some gospel music...

Africa: we should all wear sacks and cover ourselves in ash

A thought provoking piece by Dennis Matanda at the Sub-Saharan Africa Roundtable, Africans: A race that got lost a long time ago: “And in response to Koluki’s www.africanpath.com’s article on...

Zimbabwe: living under a dictatorship

Zimpundit on life in Zimbabwe, “In Zimbabwe, a nation dominated by government owned media, keeping up with the political realities is an impossible and risky undertaking. Media in Zimbabwe is...

Zimbabwe: Man killed, opposition arrested and tortured

The Zimbabwean government, backed into a desperate corner by a growing groundswell of protests, lashed out violently last week brutally crushing a “prayer meeting” planned by a coalition of civic...

Caribbean, Zimbabwe: Should Zim be allowed to play int'l cricket?

On the eve of the World Cup match between the West Indies and Zimbabwe, Robert Frische at cricketwukup.com asks whether “in light of the atrocities being committed in that country,”...

Zimbabwe: state cruelty

Kubatana's post shows cruelty by the goverment of Zimbabwe, “Spare a thought for the families of Sekai Holland and Grace Kwinjeh whose injuries were severe enough to warrant them being...

Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe's options in world cricket

Zimcricketnews figures out three options for Zimbabwe in the World Cup Cricket 2007, “The easy option (in maths terms) first: if Zimbabwe beat both Pakistan and West Indies, they’re through....

Zimbabwe/South Africa: South Africa is a disgrace

Izzy Mutanhaurwa is utterly disgusted, “I am disgusted, completely utterly sickened by the attitude of South Africa. I do not know why they are against regime change in Zimbabwe? The...

Cricket World Cup 2007 through the eyes of the bloggers

The 9th World Cup cricket started with a colorful opening ceremony in the Carribean islands. The tournament is scheduled for 51 matches in a span of one and a half...

Zimbabwe: Mugabe will not stand alone

“”But Mugabe will not stand alone when the time for judgement comes, and it shall,” writes Isabella Matambanadzo blogging at Black Looks: “All other African leaders who have applauded his...

Zimbabwe: opposition demands release of its leaders

The opposition in Zimbabwe demands the release of it leaders, via Cry Beloved Zimbabwe: The regime has resorted to arresting forces of democratic change. The whole country is under siege...

Zimbabwe: a growing list of human rights abuse

This is Zimbabwe‘s list of human rights violation by Mugabe's administration,”Gift Tandare is the name of the young man killed by the Zimbabwean police yesterday. He was a young activist...

Zimbabwe: activist shot dead by police

This is Zimbabwe posts an update on Zimbabwean government crackdown on pro-democracy activists: “The Save Zimbabwe Campaign, a campaign initiated by the Zimbabwe Christian Alliance, decided to press ahead with...

Africa: Ya Ma'Afrika: African-themed TV series

Joshua Wanyama at African Path posts a press release about Ya Ma'Afrika, “Ya Ma'Afrika” is a fictional drama show that fuses the lives of 4 African women living in New...

Zimbabwe: International Women Courage Awards

Jenni Williams, the national coordinator of Women of Zimbabwe Arise! (WOZA) is one of the recipients of the International Women of Courage awards, “Ms. Williams is as deserving a recipient...

Africa: Hope Raisers, “Da Bomb”, Swahili Hip Hop, & Zimfest

In the 4 weeks since my last post on Global Voices, there has been lots of activity covered by bloggers in the African music scene. Here is a roundup of...

Africa: China vs US

The Varsjinskij Prophecies sees a possible collision between China and the United States in Africa, “The fact that Hu’s visit and the announcement of AFRICOM coincided was most likely a...

Zimbabwe: cracks, fissures and discontent all around

Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe turned 83 a week ago. While he celebrated at a lengthy gala in Gweru, which was forced on residents and school children there, police issued a...

Africa: desperate call for recolonization

Dennis Matanda writes his last desperate call for the recolonization of Africa, “Look across the African continent today and see who is being villainous. I can, from over my shoulder,...

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