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· May, 2010

Stories about Zimbabwe from May, 2010

Zimbabwe: Is it a crime to be white in Zimbabwe?

Chris Kabwato discusses the question of race in Zimbabwe's politics: “In Zimbabwe there is a person who cannot be sworn in as a minister of state, not because of any...

Zimbabwe: Outlawed newspaper coming back

Zimbabwe’s leading newspaper that was outlawed seven years ago, The Daily News, is coming back.

Zimbabwe: Police raid house of Director of Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe

After the arrest of two employees of the Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ) on the 21st May 2010, the police have gone further to search the house of Chesterfield...

Zimbabwe: Members of Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe tortured

The two staff members of Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ) who were arrested on Friday have been tortured by the police in their holding cells, Amanda Atwood reports.

Zimbabwe: Employees of Gay and Lesbian of Zimbabwe detained

Sokari writes about the arrest of two employees of Gay and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ) by officers from the Central Intelligent Department.

Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe Inclusive Government Watch

Zimbabwe Inclusive Government Watch from Sokwanene: “The results – from the month of April 2010 – are staggering. Twenty-two articles (27.8% of the total) detailed cases of violence, intimidation, hate...

Zimbabwe: State appeals against Roy Bennet's acquittal

Zimbabwean Attorney General appeals against Senator Roy Bennett. Bennet, who had been on trial since last October on charges of insurgency, banditry, terrorism and sabotage, was acquitted on Monday after...

Zimbabwe: Gender and homosexuality cloud constitution making process

On the constitution making process in Zimbabwe: “According to Arkmore Kori, a Kubatana subscriber, our Constitution making awareness programme is focusing on unimportant issues. He suggests that issues such as...

Zimbabwe: Technology and the end of dictatorship

On technology and the end of dictatorship in Zimbabwe: “But China or no China, ZANU or no ZANU, the Internet has arrived and it will sooner or later cause havoc...

Sub-Saharan Africa: Catching Up with Online Transparency Projects

The rise of multiparty democracy in Africa has led citizens and civil society to demand more transparency and accountability from their governments. New technologies can buoy their efforts, but such...

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