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I am a passionate Zimbabwean oft distraught at the predicament our country finds itself in. I blog about all things in Zimbabwean politics. My ultimate quest is that of the “elusive quest for growth.”

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Latest posts by Zimpundit

14 May 2007

Outrage as Zimbabwe assumes helm of key global organization

As if all the troubles bedeviling Zimbabweans were not enough, Zimbabweans were aghast last week as it emerged their beleaguered nation is going to lead the UN Commission on Sustainable...

1 May 2007

Zimbabwe: more arrests, regional neglect, and Western duplicity

Zimbabwe's bloggers have a wealth of information on the week that was in the troubled southern African country. There are reports of more arrests and torture, an emergency monetary policy...

16 April 2007

Zimbabwe: Stock market gains, a peaceful prayer meeting, and economic opportunism

As the poor get poorer, the rich are only going to get richer in Zimbabwe. In this post, Mugabe Makaipa describes how Zimbabwe's stock market has grown 12,000% over last...

2 April 2007

Zimbabwe: Bloggers invade mainstream media

With the world's eyes focused on events in Zimbabwe, the country's blogosphere has come of age over the last two weeks. Zimbabwe's bloggers have claimed their rightful place among the...

20 March 2007

Zimbabwe: Man killed, opposition arrested and tortured

The Zimbabwean government, backed into a desperate corner by a growing groundswell of protests, lashed out violently last week brutally crushing a “prayer meeting” planned by a coalition of civic...

5 March 2007

Zimbabwe: cracks, fissures and discontent all around

Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe turned 83 a week ago. While he celebrated at a lengthy gala in Gweru, which was forced on residents and school children there, police issued a...

19 February 2007

Deadwood cabinet stokes the fire of public ire in Zimbabwe

Facing unrelenting pressure for change, Zimbabwe's beleagured leader, Robert Mugabe, reshuffled his cabinet two weeks ago, but did little to aleviate the suffering of a nation that has been ravaged...

5 February 2007

Much ado in Zimbabwe

There was much ado in Zimbabwe over the last week. Much ado about nothing, that is. The biggest development in the beleagured nation's news was Gideon Gono, the controversial governor...

21 January 2007

Zimbabwe: Questioning the judiciary and the abortive opposition

Morgan Tsvangirai, and not Robert Mugabe, has become the most poignant effigy symbolizing the tragedy that is Zimbabwe. Much like the young nation that stood replete with promise and seemingly...

29 November 2006

Voices from Zimbabwe

With the rainy season now underway in Zimbabwe, most of the nation's time and attention is given to pontificating and prognosticating what the agricultural prospects have in store for us....

15 November 2006

Voices from Zimbabwe

It has been a busy two weeks in Zimbabwe. The major headline out of Zimbabwe over the last two weeks was the submission to President Mugabe of a vision document...

30 October 2006

Voices from Zimbabwe

Following recent reports chronicling the decline in Zimbabwe's HIV/AIDS prevalence, the spotlight has now been turned on to the effect anti-AIDS campaigns have wrought on traditional Zimbabwean morals and values:...

16 October 2006

Voices from Zimbabwe

Global Voices has posted a harrowing video documenting the brutal beatings suffered by worker's union demonstrators recently. Read the post and watch the video here. Debate surrounding a new law,...

2 October 2006

Voices from Zimbabwe

Years after the first commercial farms were invaded by marauding war veterans and supporters of the ruling ZANU-PF, a new wave of farm invasions has hit the country merely weeks...

18 July 2006

Voices from Zimbabwe and the Great Lakes

Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe's blogosphere has virtually been deflated by threats of new legislation allowing government to surreptitiously spy on people's cyber activities. Their numerous voices have been silenced leaving a marked...

26 June 2006

Voices from Zimbabwe and the Great Lakes

Zimbabwe: The Interception of Communications Bill is having a pronounced toll on the Zimbabwean blogosphere. Posts from domestic bloggers have slowed down noticably over the last two weeks. Despite this...

12 June 2006

Voices from Zimbabwe and the Great Lakes

Zimbabwe: Announcing AI's and explaining why Zimbabwe badly needs the project, Accoustic Motorbike illustrates the impending fate Zimbabwe's bloggers face owing to the new Interception of Communications Bill; So...

29 May 2006

Voices from Zimbabwe and the Great Lakes

Zimbabwe: The first anniversary of Zimbabwe's notorious “cleanup” operation, Operation Murambatsvina passed recently. There was a marked reticence among Zimbabwean bloggers towards organized commerations. Accoustic Motorbike explains her reasons; Marking...

15 May 2006

Voices From Zimbabwe and the Great Lakes

Zimbabwe:A whirlwind tour of Europe by Arthur Mutambara the leader of the “pro-senate” faction of Zimbabwe's oppposition the MDC was the center of the nation's largest “cyber controversies” over the...

1 May 2006

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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