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· May, 2007

Stories about Zimbabwe from May, 2007

Zimbabwe: inflation exceeds 10,000%

“The Zimbabwe opposition Movement for Democratic Change’s economics spokesperson, Eddie Cross, says that judging from his own bakery business in Bulawayo the country’s inflation rate now exceeds 10 000%. In...

Zimbabwe: the game the police play

Kubatana blog on Zimbabwean police: “How’s that! All SADC citizens. Presumably this includes Zimbabwe where the police recently beat up a group of lawyers in downtown Harare. One of them...

Zimbabwe: despite severe inflation…

Is Zimbabwe still moving forward?, asks David Kobia: “Africa is truly a continent of insoluble contradictions. Zimbabwe's largest mobile operator, Econet has introduced 3G (Third Generation) cellular service to the...

Zimbabwe: Remember Murambatsvina!

This is Zimbabwe remembers Murambatsvina: “In the dead of winter, just like Stalin, one his heroes, Bob set the armed forces on defenceless families and brought in the bulldozers to...

Botswana: Zimbabweans in Nata village

Nata Village Blog: “Nata is located very close (about 30 miles) to the Zimbabwean border. Many of you following world news have undoubtedly heard of the crisis in Zimbabwe. Inflation...

Outrage as Zimbabwe assumes helm of key global organization

As if all the troubles bedeviling Zimbabweans were not enough, Zimbabweans were aghast last week as it emerged their beleaguered nation is going to lead the UN Commission on Sustainable...

Zimbabwe: more arrests, regional neglect, and Western duplicity

Zimbabwe's bloggers have a wealth of information on the week that was in the troubled southern African country. There are reports of more arrests and torture, an emergency monetary policy...

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