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Mugabe Feeling The Pressure

This week, African leaders meet in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt for an African Union (AU) summit. President Robert Mugabe made his way to Sharm el-Sheikh after his inauguration and it was clear that he did not want to hear any advice from other countries. He went there thinking that no-one would speak up about all that […]

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Independence and the An Yue Jiang

Independence and the An Yue Jiang

Beaten for hours with chains and fan belts Originally uploaded by Sokwanele – Zimbabwe It has been 24 days since the presidential elections and the official results are still to be released by ZEC. A lot has been going been going on in Zimbabwe since the 29th of March with one of them being the […]

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Zimbabweans in New Zealand Poll Results

Zimbabweans in New Zealand Ballot Paper

Below are the results of the mock elections organized by the Save Zimbabwe Campaign New Zealand where Tsvangirai won with an overwhelming majority of the votes. Given that there are about 7,000 Zimbabweans in New Zealand, turn out was poor with just under 200 votes made. Tsvangirai % Makoni % Taugana % Mugabe % TOTAL […]

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Zimbabwe Has Voted


Yesterday Zimbabweans took to polling stations to take part in presidential elections with the main candidates being President Robert Mugabe, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Morgan Tsvangirai and independent runner Simba Makoni. Just how free and fair the elections were is something that had been put into question well before voting began. There […]

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Mbeki – Zuma – Quiet Diplomacy

Mbeki - Zuma - Quiet Diplomacy

Last week Jacob Zuma was elected as the new president of the African National Congress (ANC) ousting President Thabo Mbeki. This I find very interesting as he was recently acquitted of rape charges. I would not have thought that he would have that amount of support with his background. He could very well be the […]

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