Archive | November, 2008

Cholera, the Zimbabwe Killer

Zimbabwean Doctors and Nurses Pleading For Help

Cholera according to the world health organization is:an acute intestinal infection caused by ingestion of food or water contaminated with the bacterium Vibrio cholerae. It has a short incubation period and produces an enterotoxin that causes a copious, painless, watery diarrhoea that can quickly lead to severe dehydration and death if treatment is not promptly […]

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The Mugabe, Tsvangirai and SADC Circus

Solidarity Peace Trust Zimbabwe Hunger Alert – 10 October, 2008

The cartoon (courtesy of describes the one word that comes to mind when I think of Mugabe, Tsvangirai, Mbeki and SADC, ‘CIRCUS!’ The only difference with my mental image is that I see Mugabe as the ringmaster. The ringmaster is the most visible performer in a circus and guides everyone through the show in […]

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