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· July, 2008

Stories about Zimbabwe from July, 2008

Zimbabwe: Reacting to mid-term budget statement

Zimbabwean blogger's reaction to mid-term budget statement, This blogger listened to the radio today in amazement…Part one aired on the radio this morning was a brief monetary statement from Gono...

Zimbabwe: On the soaring inflation

Zimbabwe, that was once one of the richest countries in Africa, at present finds itself falling into economic chaos with inflation reaching record levels, and with zeroes being regularly added...

Serbia: African Bloggers’ Reactions to Karadžić's Arrest

After news broke on Monday night that former Bosnian Serb leader and one of the world’s most wanted men Radovan Karadžić had been arrested, astonished bloggers in the Balkans and...

Zimbabwe, Iran: Regime similarities

Plateu of Iran posts an article by Hassan Daioleslam comparing Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe with the Iranian regime, which he describes as an “eye-opener for the appeasers, apologists or just...

Zimbabwe: Fear and indifference

A beautiful gift shares his impressions on the situation Zimbabwe after his recent visit to see his family: “I have heard a lot say western media […] exaggerate about the...

Zimbabwe: Open letter from Tsvangirai on the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding

This is Zimbabwe posted an open letter from the President of the leader of the opposition Morgan Tsvangirai on yesterday's signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Zimbabwe's President Robert...

Zimbabwe: On the rapidly eroding value of money

Chipo at Sokwanele's This is Zimbabwe blog, expresses his anger about the current inflation situation in the country: “Last week chaos reigned again as the banks were choc-a-block with transfers....

Zimbabwe: Mugabe cartoons

Thinker's Room posted a few satyrical cartoons on Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe.

Zimbabwe: Slideshow to understand the crisis

DanHrstich posted a comprehensive presentation on Slideshare on the current crisis in Zimbabwe, especially interesting for those not familiar with the situation in the country.

Zimbabwe: Of molesters and voters

Marko Phiri at the Kubatana blog draws a parallel between those that justify sexual harrassment to women by the way they look or dress, with the current political situation in...

China: Why did China veto sanctions against Zimbabwe?

Independent blogger Ruan Yifeng on Beijing's relationship with repressive governments: "What's more, while Beijing plays the role of "friend to the dictators" in negotiations with the US, it also stands...

China: China Stopped Arms Embargo on Zimbabwe

Ruan Yi feng noticed China government's role in voting against an arms embargo on Zimbabwe in U.N. Security Council.

Africa: Summer Reflections (Thoughts from Mothers)

With this article, Paula Odhiambo salutes all mothers in Africa and reflects on children's compassion and giving, talking about sex with children and announces the birth of a blogger's baby...

Trinidad & Tobago: Support for Mugabe

Ramblings and Reason comments on a roadside sign in Trinidad that salutes Zimbabwe's President, Robert Mugabe.

Jamaica: Just a Cartoon?

A caricature depicting Robert Mugabe as King Kong gets the attention of Jamaican blogger My View of JamDown from Up So. Is it just a harmless political cartoon, he asks,...

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