Stories about Zimbabwe from June, 2010
Africa's old men: “I haven’t checked the maths but here’s something interesting sent in to us from a subscriber: Robert Mugabe (Zimbabwe) age 86, Hosni Mubarak (Egypt) age 82, Hifikepunye Pohamba (Namibia) age 74, Rupiah Banda (Zambia) age 73, Mwai Kibaki (Kenya) age 71…”
Bev Clark on celebrating the World Cup in Harare, Zimbabwe: “Some of the Kubatana team have been moving around various pubs in Harare to watch world cup games. Our favourite haunt so far is Boleros in Chisipite.”
Chris Kabwato writes to Mr. Farai Maguwu, Executive Director of Centre for Research and Development (CRD) who was arrested by the Zimbabwe Republic Police two weeks ago.
Dydimus reports that government officials in Zimbabwe and Members of Parliament are key suppliers of fuel on the black market
Women in Zimbabwe are complaining that men don’t want to watch FIFA World Cup games at home where there is not much noise and support, let alone beer.
The former president of Ireland, Mary Robinson, blogs about her recent trip to Zimbabwe: I was in Zimbabwe to attend a ‘High Level Dialogue on Women’s Empowerment in the Political and Economic Arena. The aim of our five day visit was to show solidarity with those working to achieve greater...
“A most thought provoking exhibition entitled “The Truth Will Set You Free” was held at the Bulawayo Club last week,” reports Freedom Writer of Sokwanele.