31 July 2008
When I lived in Zimbabwe it was the breadbasket of Southern Africa. Even during the drought years, we had enough food to export to neighbour countries who needed it. Mugabe has done what severe drought could not do. He has destroyed the breadbasket.
See on the scene reporting from BBC: Food Shopping in Harare
30 July 2008
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19 July 2008
For those who love U2, this is the perfect introduction to African pop music.
For those who love African pop music, this is the perfect introduction to U2.
For those who aren't yet fans or either, this is a grand revelation.
For those who love both, this is ecstasy.
My only complaint is that southern and eastern Africa are under represented.
Get this album!
16 July 2008
Chaz Maviyane Davies has produced some fantastic political art on the Zimbabwe situation. It is well worth viewing for it's artistic creativity. It is also important for the power of the message it conveys. Check out:
13 July 2008
05 July 2008
The Guardian has obtained video showing vote rigging in Zimbabwe. They also give the account of a prison officer's struggles and escape from Zimbabwe. View the video: