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· May, 2006

Stories about Zimbabwe from May, 2006

Southern Africa Blogosphere

"Commentary South Africa" report on the opportunity Jacob Zuma failed to take to clear up, "once and for all, the ridiculous notion that showering can ‘purify’ someone of recently-transmitted HIV”...

Zimbabwe: Students in detention

This is Zimbabwe reports that 29 Bindura University of Science and Technology students are being detained in custody for 16 days.

Zimbabwe: Interview with Brian Kagoro

Enough is Enough posts an audio interview with Brian Kagoro, who is a Zimbabwean activist. He discusses the split in the MDC into two parties, one led by Morgan Tsvangirai...

Zimbabwe: Unemployment & school fees

The Bearded Man reports on Zimbabwe on unemployment and the release of women arrested over the payment of school fees.

Zimbabwe: Blogs

Enough is Enough links to various reports from Zimbabwean blogs over the past week..

Zimbabwe: Campaign for Sanitary Towels

Action Alert: Sokwanele announce the start of a campaign “Dignity Period” . “Shortages of sanitary ware go to the heart of women’s rights: it’s an issue which raises questions of...

African Diaspora: Hard times for Africans in France and Belgium

Several francophone blogs have tackled African immigrants’ latest tribulations in France and Belgium. Choosing Immigrants Le Pangolin criticizes French interior minister Nicolas Sarkozy’s latest round of immigration policies. The blogger...

Zimbabwe: Mugabe's anger

Enough is Enough posts on Mugabe's anger over the ZANU-PF reforms as they desperately look for ways in which to “rejuvinate” the party's image...”Even more clear than that all is...

Zimbabwe: May Day

The Bearded Man who writes on Zimbabwe, posts a selection of bulletins on Mutambara, the May Day celebrations and the treat by labour leaders to call for mass street protests.

Zimbabwe: MDC split

David Colthart publishes and interview he has on the split in the MDC. He discusses the two fractions and the viability of Arthur Mutambara's future in Zimbabwe's political scene.

Zimbabwe: Students beaten

This is Zimbabwe reports on the beatings and arrest of students from the Univeristy of Zimbabwe on the 24th April…. “The beatings and arrests were informed by students campaigning for...

Voices from Zimbabwe and the Great Lakes

Zimbabwe: As Nepal celebrated their revolution's success, envious Zimbabwean observers still trapped on the outside of democratic success couldn't hide their aspirations for the same in Zimbabwe. Nepal's revolution got...

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