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· February, 2011

Stories about Zimbabwe from February, 2011

Africa: Let's Talk About African Governments

lgazissax discusses African governments: “The uprisings in northern Africa and the Middle East had gotten me wondering about certain things I’d read about problems of African government in general, and...

Africa: Revolutions in Middle East and North Africa from an African perspective

A list of blogs, blog posts and newspaper articles discussing revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa from an African perspective.

Zimbabwe: Revolution in Zimbabwe will fail

A Zimbabwean student explains why a revolution in Zimbabwe is destined to fail: “Positing the possibility of a popular revolt in Zimbabwe is guardedly optimistic at best, wilfully naive at...

Zimbabwe: Zimbabweans celebrate with Egyptians

Read text messages from Zimbabweans who are celebrating with the Egyptian people for removing a dictator from power.

Zimbabwe: Zanu PF activates brutal campaign

Brutal campaign by followers of Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe has started: “ZANU PF is already testing the effectiveness of its bloody election machinery in Harare. Last week there were brutal...

Zimbabwe: Try drinking this water!

Marko Phiri posts a picture of Bulawayo water on the morning of 5 February 2011. He says, “Try drinking that!”

Zimbabwe: Meet Zimbabwean blogger and poet, Mcgini Nyoni

Zimbabweans are leaving their mark in the world of blogs and other social media tools. Zimbabwean blogger, poet, playwright and writing instructor, Mcgini Nyoni, is not an exception. Mcgini is...

Africa: The fate of political vultures

Zimbabwean blogger Chris Kabwato discusses the fate of political vultures: “Dictators are pseudo-intellectuals who have to invent some type of nationalism. They disguise their acts under the guise of sense...

Zimbabwe: Zimbabwean, Facebook and new meaning of “friend”

Zimbabwean, Facebook and the changing meaning of “friend” and “community”:”…in my adult life I get perplexed when I receive an e-mail from someone I barely know asking me to be...

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