· September, 2010

Stories about Zimbabwe from September, 2010

Zimbabwe: Child Sues for $1.6 Million

  27 September 2010

Reaction to an article about a tortured child in Zimbabwe who has sued for $ 1. 6 million.’ The child was incarcerated in prison where he suffered beatings from the state in 2008 in an attempt to force confessions from his ‘political activist parents’.

Zimbabwe: Marching For Peace

  22 September 2010

“Groups in Bulawayo marked International Peace Day on Tuesday (yesterday) with a peaceful march starting at the Bulawayo City Hall. The march went ahead peacefully after police clearance was granted,” Sokwanele reports.

Zimbabwe: Action Alert for Jenni Williams

  22 September 2010

Action Alert from Zimbabwe for Jenni Williams: “News update from WOZA – 1.30pm – Wednesday 22nd – 83 members released on free bail – Jenni Williams arrested outside Harare Magistrate’s Court.”

Zimbabwe: The Constitution-Making Process in Zimbabwe

  11 September 2010

Zimbabweans are currently participating in a constitution-making process. The government and Non-Governmental Organisations in Zimbabwe are carrying out outreach programs to gather public views on the New Zimbabwe Constitution.

Zimbabwe: Mugabe Must Go Now

  10 September 2010

After 30 years in power, now it is time for Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe to go: “The Union for Sustainable Democracy suggests that even if Robert Mugabe is in good health, its about time he stepped down.”

Zimbabwe: What makes a Zimbabwean hero?

  8 September 2010

What makes a hero in Zimbabwe?: “In Zimbabwe, it would seem that the definition of heroism is controlled by Zanu PF alone. Hero designation has always been in the hands of the ZANU-PF Politburo, though non-Zanu PF parties have recently demanded that the designation process be made more inclusive to...

Zimbabwe: Art Threatens Mugabe

  3 September 2010

Art threatens Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe: “The artist, Owen Maseko, is currently challenging Mugabe’s ban on his exhibition depicting Gukurahundi, the 1980s Matabeleland massacres.”

Zimbabwe: Online constitution survey

  1 September 2010

Zimbabwe constitution survey is online: “…please send a blank email to survey@sokwanele.com to receive an auto-respond reply with information on how you can participate in Sokwanele’s constitution survey.”