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· February, 2009

Stories about Zimbabwe from February, 2009

Zimbabwe: How Mugabe Steals

Denford Magora reveals how Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe amassed wealth during his tenure. I promised a few days ago to share with you information from impeccable sources on just how...

Zimbabwe: Marechera's Love Sonnets

EShuneutics discusses Marechera's Love Sonnets. Dambudzo was a Zimbabwean writer and poet, “Poem III in the Amelia Sonnets, is titled “Her hand my eyes closes”. The closing of the eyes...

Zimbabwe: Images From Durban Picket

Sokwanele blog has images from a picket held in Durban, South Africa calling for the release of political prisoners in Zimbabwe.

Zimbabwe: Teachers vow not to return to work

According to Zimbabwean blogger, Conrad Mwanawashe, Zimbabwean teachers will not return to work because the salary promised by the government is not enough. Teachers have not been reporting for duty...

Zimbabwe: Why Arrest Roy Bennett?

“Why arrest Roy Bennett?,” reads the headline at My Heart's in Accra about the MDC Treasurer General and Deputy Minister of Agriculture designate, Roy Bennett, who was arrested Friday in...

Zimbabwe: Why Arrest Bennett?

“Why arrest Bennett?,” asks Ethan Zuckerman. Roy Bennet is a controversial Zimbabwean politicial and a vocal critic of President Robert Mugabe.

Zimbabwe: Take Action For Roy Bennet

Sokwanele's call for action to support Roy Bennet: Please call (or sms the cell) these numbers to let the police holding Roy Bennett know that the world is watching very...

New Zimbabwe Has Arrived, But…

MDC president Morgan Tsvangirai was sworn in Wednesday as Prime Minister of Zimbabwe in a historic move to establish a government of national unity after years of political, economic and...

Trinidad & Tobago: Transitioning

“We have created a rich and wonderful culture that is unique to Trinidad and Tobago…but sometimes I wonder if we are just waiting for the bottom to drop out”: Trin...

Zimbabwe's Bloggers React As The Opposition Joins Hands With Mugabe

Zimbabwe's bloggers are reacting with hope, but also anger and dismay to Morgan Tsvangirai's decision to join Robert Mugabe in a coalition governmet. It is a wonderfully eclectic mix that...

Jamaica: Hunger Strike

“I've come to believe more and more strongly that all or each of us has to take more and more radical steps to contribute to changing what we all agree...

Africa: 100 Best Blogs For Learning About Africa

Alisa compiles a list of 100 best blogs for learning about the African continent.

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