Archive | January, 2008

Simba Makoni to Challenge Mugabe

Dr. Simba Makoni

Last week there were a number of reports flying around that former finance minister Simba Makoni was starting a political party to run against Mugabe in the elections. According to a number of reports, he has the backing of a number of senior government officials, the Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO), the armed forces and prominent […]

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Contribute to Living Zimbabwe

Contribute to Living Zimbabwe

UPDATE: THIS HAS NOW BECOME CITIZEN JOURNALISM BY LIVING ZIMBABWE If you would like to contribute to Living Zimbabwe by writing a post or submitting items such as images, useful information or whatever it may be that has to do with Zimbabwe and its people you can do so via the form below.All submission will […]

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Is MDC Fighting A Losing Battle?

Movement for Democratic Change (MDC Zimbabwe) Leaders – Morgan Tsvangirai and Arthur Mutambara

The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) was founded in 1999 in opposition to Mugabe’s ZANU PF. They have not had much luck in bringing an end to Mugabe’s rule. In 2005 MDC spilt into two factions following policy differences among senior leaders. The mainstream faction is led by Morgan Tsvangirai and the other by Arthur […]

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Animal Farm and Zimbabwe

Animal Farm and Zimbabwe

I was recently encouraged by a close friend to read Animal Farm by George Orwell. I heard of the book a long time ago but never got around to reading it and I am glad that I finally have (thank-you …..). At the time of publication in 1945 it was an allegory of the Russian […]

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