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· December, 2008

Stories about Zimbabwe from December, 2008

Global Health: 2008 Blogs In Review

Bloggers in 2008 showed all the ways in which global health is interconnected with other issues, by covering health stories that touched on everything from poverty and women's rights to...

Zimbabwe: Update on Jestina Mukoko's abduction

Denford Magora's Zimbabwe Blog posted some photos of human rights activist Jestina Mukoko (who was abducted a couple of weeks ago) appearing in court yesterday accused of recruiting insurgents to...

MSF's Top 10 Humanitarian Crises in 2008

MSF (Doctors without borders) has released its annual list of Top 10 Humanitarian Crises of 2008 and the DR Congo, Sudan, Zimbabwe, Somalia and Ethiopia's Somali region made the cut....

Zimbabwe: A Surge In Cholera Deaths

The widespread cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe continues to take its toll. The United Nations reported yesterday that the disease, which is mainly transmitted through contaminated water and food, has killed...

Malawi: Murderous Thanksgiving, AIDS Day and crossing the Zimbabwean border

Victor Kaonga highlights a few posts from blogs about Malawi: an expat Thanksgiving, World Aids Day and a long bus trip from Malawi to South Africa with an interesting border...

Zimbabwe: Human Rights Day in Bulawayo

Women of Zimbabwe Arise writes about the commemoration of International Human Rights Day in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, which included a protest march for the release of abducted activists.

Zimbabwe: On the cholera crisis

Sokwanele posted several pictures taken in Ruwa of raw sewage overflowing from manholes, causing residents in the area to fear for a cholera outbreak. Sokwanele says: “It’s a ticking time-bomb,...

Zimbabwe: Civil society campaign against state abductions

Following the abduction of Zimbabwean human rights activist Jestina Mukoko's on Wednesday the 3rd of December, Zimbabwe's Civic Action Support group has launched a campaign to stop state abductions. It...

Malawi: 36-hour bus ride to Johannesburg

Boni Dulani describes his 36-hour bus ride from Mangochi, Malawi to Johannesburg, South Africa going through Mozambique and Zimbabwe. He concludes “despite all those challenges, there is a positive story...

A day in the life of a Zimbabwean

At the Kubatana blogs, Godfrey Macheso describes a typical day in Zimbabwe, which involves a lot of waiting in line. He concludes: “everything about, and around you seems to be...

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