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· October, 2010

Stories about Zimbabwe from October, 2010

Zimbabwe: Big Brother Africa, Mugabe and US$300,000

Big Brother Africa is a television show produced by Endemol in South Africa. The show, which has become the most popular TV reality show in Africa, entered its fifth season...

Zimbabwe: Minister of Commerce and Industry Uses Twitter to Air Frustrations

On October 22, 2010 Zimbabwean blogger Hope noticed a series of fast twitter updates coming from Professor Welshman Ncube, the Zimbabwe Minister of Commerce and Industry and the MDC Secretary...

Zimbabwe: Blackbook Launches a Shout Box

Zimbabwe blackbook has launched a shout box, a web page were people can say their opinions, debate, ask a question and say what they want in addition to make their...

Zimbabwe: When Will Zimbabwean Diaspora Return?

“When will Zimbabwean diaspora return?,” Glow asks: “…there is a niggling part of me that wonders how real change can come in Zimbabwe when such a large part of its...

Zimbabwe: Minister of Commerce and Industry Uses Twitter to Air Frustrations

The Zimbabwe Minister of Commerce and Industry and also the MDC Secretary General Professor Welshman Ncube uses Twitter to air his frustrations.

Zimbabwe: Last Chance to Complete Constitution Survey

Last chance to complete Sokwanele's online constitution survey: “On August the 6th 2010, Sokwanele launched a constitution survey, available to complete online and via MS Word for those who preferred...

Zimbabwe: What does Zimbabwe have to offer children?

What does Zimbabwe have offer children?: “Away from personal experience, the law protecting children or, more accurately, the lack of law protecting children in Zimbabwe is shocking. Looking at the...

Zimbabwe: Update on Zimbabwe's New Draft Constitution

Zimbabweans are discussing the proposed draft of a new constitution. This will be Zimbabwe's second constitution. A proposed new constitution to replace the Lancaster House Agreement of 1979 was approved...

Zimbabwe: Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe Support Ministry of Health

Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe have released a statement supporting the call by the Ministry of Health to provide condoms to prisoners: “The danger of sexual violence in prisons is...

Zimbabwe: Mugabe tests the credibility of the world

Can the world and the region trust Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe?: “One of the longstanding disputes between Zanu PF and MDC-T through the implementation of the Global Political Agreement has...

Zimbabwe: A Few Facts About Water in Zimbabwe

Today is Blog Action Day today, and the theme this year is ‘Water’. Here are few facts about water in Zimbabwe: * Only one fifth of Zimbabwe’s population has access...

Africa: African elite rulers, quacks and bulimia

“African elite rulers, quacks and bulimia” by Tanzanian blogger Nkwazi Mhango: “Like Mugabe, Kikwete is currently using public funds to run his campaigns in order to remain in power. His...

Zimbabwe: We are tired of poor service delivery

Zimbabweans speak out about poor service delivery: “I’m very much worried about the so called ZESA load shedding especially in the area I live, Hatfield. Usually the cutoff is at...

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