This post was first put up on this blog a couple of weeks ago, but the situation in Zimbabwe has yet to improve. Because the last couple of weeks have been a little hectic for everyone, what with Christmas and New Year etc etc, I thought I’d post this up again as a reminder of… Read More Zimbabwe – they still need for you to get your Government involved
HARARE, Zimbabwe (CNN) — Zimbabwean police are in contempt of court for failing to follow a judge’s order to release jailed members of the opposition, attorneys for the activists said. Police, however, maintain the 32 people who oppose President Robert Mugabe will remain in custody pending the outcome of a government appeal to the Supreme… Read More CNN: Jailed Zimbabwe activists caught in legal battle
Zimbabwe’s children ‘wasting away’ – aid group HARARE, Zimbabwe (CNN) — Some of Zimbabwe’s children are “wasting away” as political turmoil and economic crisis have caused a severe food shortage, according to a report from Save the Children. The number of acute child malnutrition cases has risen by almost two-thirds in the past year, the… Read More Zimbabwe: Wasting an entire generation?
From: WASH news Africa [Nigel Chigudu lost] five siblings in five hours to the cholera epidemic that has been sweeping across Zimbabwe. “They started vomiting and had serious diarrhoea,” recalls Nigel, 15. “The youngest, Gamu, was 14 months old, and Lameck was 12 years old. It was in the middle of the night; I could… Read More Zimbabwe: Nigel’s Story – the tragedy of country’s cholera outbreak
It seems that something might finally be happening in the entire Zimbabwe nightmare… U.S. no longer supports Zimbabwean unity deal: envoy The United States cannot support Zimbabwe’s proposed power-sharing deal as long as Robert Mugabe remains as president, the top U.S. envoy to Africa said Sunday. “We have lost confidence in the power-sharing deal being… Read More Collective sigh: it’s about time
Action speaks louder than words (even if you use a loudspeaker). I have received a couple of emails from concerned readers who don’t know what to do. First of all, read about it. That way, you can raise awareness without getting the facts wrong, you can write papers about it for school, you can blog… Read More Zimbabwe – get your Government involved
You know what’s funny… Such arrogance from an oil-rich country would not have been tolerated by other countries. I guess Mugabe is doing us all a horrible favour by making us question why after humanity’s bloody history, we still haven’t done anything… And quite unfortunately, I’m not exagerrating. Check it out: Zimbabwean President Mugabe says… Read More Zimbabwe: Why isn’t anyone doing anything? Mugabe is, after all, asking for it (literally)
An image is worth a thousand words. But if it’s not enough, you can read more about Cholera in Zimbabwe here.
Nothing angers me as much as injustice does. This is one of the reasons I wanted to write; awareness if the first step towards action. Which is why I feel compelled to write about Zimbabwe. Although my knowledge and understanding of the situation is still pretty superficial and limited, what I do know is that… Read More Injustice in Zimbabwe: A Thorn staight to one’s heart
Something disturbing is yet again happening in Zimbabwe, and I don’t know how to help – at least, not directly. UK PM: Zimbabwe cholera outbreak is ‘an international emergency’ (CNN) — UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown has branded the cholera crisis in Zimbabwe “an international emergency” and called on the world community to confront President… Read More Zimbabwe: the new international let-down scandal?