· May, 2006

Stories about Zimbabwe from May, 2006

Zimbabwe: Interview with Brian Kagoro

  11 May 2006

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 and the other by Arthur Mutambara.

Zimbabwe: Campaign for Sanitary Towels

  8 May 2006

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 whether a woman is forced to stay away from work or school; whether she is putting her health at risk...

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 sees Sarkozy’s approach as a diversion from the real social issues raised by protestors of the CPE [Youth Employment Law]....

Zimbabwe: Mugabe's anger

  5 May 2006

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 not well within party is how telling this episode of the dichotomy that exists in Zimbabwean politics between the MDC...

Zimbabwe: May Day

  3 May 2006

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

  3 May 2006

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

  2 May 2006

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 posts in the coming SEC elections.”

Voices from Zimbabwe and the Great Lakes

  1 May 2006

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 Zimpundit dreaming, “As I sit here looking at my computer screen I’m dreaming of Nepal. I so badly want the...

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