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· January, 2009

Stories about Zimbabwe from January, 2009

Jamaica, Zimbabwe: Hunger Strike

“Do people in Jamaica and the Caribbean care enough about events in Zimbabwe to lend their help to this call for moral action?”: Annie Paul has a friend who is...

Africa: Of Investments and Trade in Africa

Yangu discusses the future of trade and investment on the African continent. He argues that, “That Investment opportunities in Africa have expanded over the past few years is no longer...

Zimbabwe: Dollarisation is official

At last, dollarisation of the Zimbabwe economy is official as Zimbabwe blogger Denford Magora reports.

Two-year old toddler in solitary confinement in a Zimbabwe prison

Two year old Nigel Mutemagau is being kept in solitary confinement in Zimbabwe’s most notorious prison with his parents and other abducted activists such as Zimbabwe Peace Project director Jestina...

Zimbabwe: Left to die by the roadside

“Dead by the roadside,” writes Fungisai on Kubatana blog, “A pitiable sight of a young girl aged around six to seven years, seated by the roadside, with a huge black...

Zimbabwe: Running out of money and zeroes

World Bank economist and blogger Shanta Devarajan of the Africa Can blog, posted a letter sent by a friend in Zimbabwe describing the long lines at the ATM's and banks...

South Africa: Why condemning Israel is wrong

Justin Hartman is upset about the ANC, the ruling South African party, condemning the attacks on Gaza by Israel: “…this upsets me is because our leaders are quick to jump...

Zimbabwe: Interview with urban groove artist Sanii Makhilama

Pamela Stitch interviews urban groove artist Sanii Makhilama at African Loft. She defines urban groove as “a blend of Pop, RnB, Hip Hop and Soul, infused with the notes from...

Zimbabwe: January blog roundup

As shown by this roundup, most bloggers in Zimbabwe at the beginning of this new year are concerned with the economic and social situation in the country. Others are still...

Zimbabwe: A promise for 2009

Hope of This is Zimbabwe shares a recent story in which a little girl was begging drivers to help her take her grandmother to the hospital, and she makes a...

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