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Zimbabwe: Susan Tsvangirai Passes, PM Morgan Recovers

March 9th, 2009 Comments off

Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai was in an accident Friday while traveling with his wife, Susan.  Their vehicle was hit by a truck and rolled.

The Prime Minister plans to resume his work with President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu-PF dominated administration.

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African Nations in Trouble

December 30th, 2008 Comments off

Several African nations are experiencing problems right now. Below I’ve compiled a list with some explanation of what’s happening and links to find out more.  I’ve listed the nations in a north-to-south, west-to-east (or left to right) order.

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Pres. Mugabe uses poor choice of words at Zimbabwe’s ZANU-PF’s annual conference

December 20th, 2008 Comments off

In a follow up to this earlier article, it appears that the ZANU-PF’s leadership is somewhat fragmented.  You can guess as to whether the divisions led to the March 2008 election losses or were precepitated by them.  In either instance, President Mugabe’s statement appears to demonstrate his viewpoint:

I will never, never, never, never surrender. Zimbabwe is mine, I am a Zimbabwean. Zimbabwe for Zimbabweans. Zimbabwe never for the British, Britain for the British

Odd that when the Zimbabweans vote his party out of power he still sees Zimbabwe as his instead of it being the people’s nation.

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Zimbabwe – Human Rights Issues

December 13th, 2008 Comments off

What’s wrong in Zimbabwe?  Cholera, military riots and, allegedly, despotism (another article).

Clean water, antibiotics and health care are enough to resolve the first issue while printing more money and handing it out to the soldiers for backpay helped with the second issue; the third issue is more difficult. 

President Robert Mugabe of the ZANU-PF party, recently stated the the cholera outbreak in his country was contained but the objective sources I found strongly disagree with President Mugabe.

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