Stories about Zimbabwe from March, 2009
Zimbabwe: My Blog is Blocked!
On Friday March 20, 2009 the Zimbabwean blog, Peace, love & happiness unto the whole world, was blocked. The author of the blog, Eusebia, wrote a short post about it saying, "I have not idea why my blog is being blocked...I refuse to be censored or cowered into silence by anyone because I know my human right of freedom of expression..."
Zimbabwe: Bloggers not happy with the Coalition Government
Zimbabwean bloggers are unhappy with the way things are turning out within the coalition government between Robert Mugabe and Morgan Tsvangirai. The reactions are a mixture of distrust of Mugabe ad disappointment in the policy approaches of the MDC.
Zimbabwe: Business Environment Improving
There are signs that the business environment is changing slightly as the easing of restrictions allows free market forces to once again catalyse transactions, Sokwanele blog reports.
Zimbabwe: Honoring Ordinary Heroes
So, not only politicians qualify to be national heroes in Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe: Massive discrepancies in medical costs
A detailed story about massive discrepancies in medical costs in Zimbabwe from Sokwanele's subscriber.
Zimbabwe: Robert Mugabe in a bullet-proof vest
Denford Magora reports that Mugabe put on a bullet-proof vest to visit Morgan Tsvangirai at the Avenues clinic, “If you go back to the footage of Mugabe visiting with Tsvangirai, now armed with this new insight, you will notice that Mugabe's suit bulges out and is straighter than normal, almost...
Zimbabwe: Will Morgan Tsvangirai Attend Wife's Funeral?
Morgan Tsvangirai may not be back in the country for the burial of his wife in Buhera on Wednesday, writes Zimbabwean blogger Denford Magora.
Zimbabwe: Media Blackout On Opposition Ministers?
What will the the future of the relationship between journalists and the opposition in Zimbabwe?, “Zimbabwe journalists left The Avenues clinic in Harare where human rights activists are being admitted because two MDC ministers wanted them out. Finance minister Tendai Biti and ICT minister Nelson Chamisa had ordered the journalists...
Africa: Using New Media To Fight For Essential Medicines
Stop Stock-Outs is a campaign that intends to use new media to fight for essential medicines in Africa. The campaign has just launched a multimedia website.
Zimbabwe: Marechera's Love Sonnets
Eshuneutics continues with her discussion of Dambudzo Marechera's Love Sonnets. Part 7 of her posts discusses the introduction to Amelia Sonnets, which begins with the statement, “Every act of love is a recapitulation of the whole history of human emotion.” Marechera was Zimbabwean author.
Zimbabwe: On Morgan Tsvangirai New Mercedes Benz
This is what Zimbabwean blogger Denford thinks of Morgan Tsvangirai new Mercedes Benz, “These are state vehicles, which means the country is spending money on things like this while it goes begging for handouts outside the country. If I were a donor, I would see no reason to reward such...