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· April, 2007

Stories about Zimbabwe from April, 2007

Zimbabwe: Don't come back to Zimbabwe

  26 April 2007

From Kubatana blog: “I’ve just received a reply to an email I sent to a friend informing them that I had been offered a fellowship to study at the prestigious Radio Netherlands Training Centre (RNTC). All he said was good luck in your studies and don’t come back until there...

Zimbabwe: police brutality against activists

  25 April 2007

Police brutality against members of Zimbwabean women's civic movement, WOZA: “By 7pm on Tuesday, all 56 members arrested on Monday at the Kuwadzana ZESA sit-in had been assualted in police custody and forced to pay admission of guilt fines to ‘buy’ their freedom. Lawyers served police with orders to allow...

Venezuela, Zimbabwe: Stock Markets

  20 April 2007

Miguel Octavio takes a look at what the Venezuelan and Zimbabwean stock markets and inflation rates have in common. Oil Wars, however, writes: “Now, we needn’t focus on the exact number and percentages, they may well overstate poverty somewhat. Yet the dramatic trend can’t be missed. Venezuela went from a...

Zimbabwe: deport children of government officials

  10 April 2007

Zimpundit is conflicted about the campaign to encourage western nations to deport children of Zimbabwe's top officials: “An online newspaper, Zimdaily, has apparently launched a campaign to out the children top ZANU-PF politicians. The idea is to encourage western host governments to expel these children back to Zimbabwe because of...

Zimbabwe: another Dambudzo Marechera?

  5 April 2007

Poet Tinashe Mushakavanhu has been compared to Dambudzo Marechera. eshuneutics disagrees: The gaps are more to do with a poet learning a visual syntax whereas the breaks in Marechera are a psychological terrain that has to be crossed with a struggle, with effort, with full engagement by the reader. I...

African Path: Weaving Tales of Africa's Past, Present and Future

  3 April 2007

African Path is one of the most exciting African citizen media projects. It is an online platform whose content comes from bloggers, readers, artists, and specialists. It also aggregates news on Africa from different sources. At the moment, African Path has 24 bloggers writing articles on various topics such as...

Zimbabwe: Bloggers invade mainstream media

  2 April 2007

With the world's eyes focused on events in Zimbabwe, the country's blogosphere has come of age over the last two weeks. Zimbabwe's bloggers have claimed their rightful place among the leading re-tellers of the Zimbabwean story. All of last week, popular group blog This is Zimbabwe was the guest blog...

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