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Our World, #mugabe at 90 – BBC News Channel

via BBC News Channel – Our World, Mugabe at 90 - available via iPlayer – 7 days left The Zimbabwean president, Robert Mugabe, has just turned 90 and is showing no sign of stepping aside. Our World joins him as he celebrates

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Zimbabwe at 34: Base, Superstructure and Democratic Prosperity

via RadioVop Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe@34: Base, Superstructure and Democratic Posterity (sic) By Takura Zhangazha 20 April 2014 Considerations on Zimbabwe’s independence rarely acknowledge the significant role the success of the liberation struggle owed to Socialism/Marxism. Both as an ideological premise as well

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US removes 10 from sanctions list

via Breaking: US removes 10 from sanctions list April 17, 2014 in NewsDay The United States has removed from its financial sanctions list, 11 individuals- including some who are late. According to a US Department of Treasury statement made available to NewsDay Online,

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#mugabe backs MDC rebels

via Mugabe backs MDC rebels – DailyNews Live by Bridget Mananarive  19 APRIL 2014 Mugabe yesterday took an unusual step of showing support to expelled MDC rebels led by Elton Mangoma on the grounds that they had freedom of speech. The remarks

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#mugabe changes indigenisation policy

via Eyewitness News: Mugabe changes indigenisation policy 19 April 2014 President Robert Mugabe has announced a significant shift in his controversial indigenisation policy. In a speech to mark Zimbabwe’s 34th anniversary of independence the 90-year-old president revealed only foreign companies that exploit raw materials from inside Zimbabwe

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Zimbabwe at 34, a sad introspection

via Zimbabwe @ 34, a sad introspection 17/04/2014 by Chronicle from NewZimbabwe FORMAL sector unemployment is very high, companies are closing down, the economy is teetering on the brink, we don’t have a national currency and corruption is running riot in high offices.

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#mugabe speaks to the BBC

via Mugabe speaks to the BBC 18/04/2014 by Roy Agyemang NewZimbabwe IF there is one thing Robert Mugabe dislikes as much as “ruffian” British politicians, it is journalists working for the British media – especially the BBC. Accusing the corporation of one-sided reporting

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Independence 34: Is it time to deconstruct the #mugabe legend?

via Independence 34: Is it time to deconstruct the Mugabe legend? – NewsDay Zimbabwe April 18, 2014 by Paidamoyo Muzulu OVER the last 34 years, a period in which Zanu PF has ruled Zimbabwe almost without interruption, a myth has been built around

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Zanu PF has betrayed the liberation struggle

via Zanu PF has betrayed the liberation struggle  Nehanda Radio  Apr 18, 2014 by Clifford Hlatywayo As Zimbabwe marks Independence Day on 18th of April, ordinary Zimbabweans have nothing to celebrate because ZANU PF cronies have hijacked and privatised national independence. The MDC Youth

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Time to reflect in Zimbabwe

via Time to reflect – DailyNews Live 18 APRIL 2014 Zimbabwe today celebrates 34 years of independence but there is little hope for the future in a country quickly receding into recession after three decades of President Robert Mugabe’s rule. At independence

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What’s the real Zimbabwe story?

via What’s the real Zim story? – DailyNews Live by Bill Saidi  18 APRIL 2014 There has been a long argument about how to tell “the real Zimbabwe” story. According to people who style themselves as patriots, the story does not include

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Zimbabwe turns 34, but struggles economically

via Zimbabwe turns 34, but struggles economically – Al Jazeera English by Tendai Marima  18 Apr 2014 Since independence, Zimbabwe has faced food shortages, hyperinflation – and several political crises. Thirty-four years ago, Africa’s 51st independent state was born. Vowing to end social inequality and racial

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Independence: Nothing to celebrate

via Independence: Nothing to celebrate – NewsDay Zimbabwe April 18, 2014 by Veneranda Langa ZIMBABWEANS from all walks of life yesterday painted a gloomy picture of their future as the country today marks 34 years of independence. The country celebrates its independence

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34 Years of #mugabe: From Darling to Despot, and from Hope to Hunger

via After 34 Years of Mugabe: From Darling to Despot, and from Hope to Hunger | Think Africa Press by Jeffrey Smith 18 APRIL 2014 Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe is living proof that power corrupts, and that a cult of personality can devastate a

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Zimbabwe: Where Freedom Isn’t Free

via Zimbabwe: Where Freedom Isn’t Free By Simeon Mawanza, Amnesty International Zimbabwe Researcher April 18, 2014 On Friday, April 18, 2014, Zimbabwe commemorates 34 years of independence. As usual, there will be the official gatherings and speeches to remind us of the journey

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