Operation Murambatsvina

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 11th, 2012
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by Anna Brazier Winter in Harare is almost over. Walking my kids to school in the morning across frosty vleis, strewn with festering rubbish, we see the first signs of the agricultural season awakening. Litter is being raked into piles, maize stalks cleared into heaps and the dried weeds levelled to ...
By benim
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Oct 6th, 2011
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Six year after Zimbabwe’s mass slum clearance evicted 700,000 people, many of the children of those made homeless have yet to return to school, Amnesty International said on Wednesday. In 2005 Robert Mugabe’s government launched its widely criticised “Operation Murambatsvina”,...
By benim
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Oct 5th, 2011
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Harare – Thousands of child victims of an anti-slums blitz in Zimbabwe have yet to return to school six years after the mass evictions, Amnesty International said on Wednesday. “We call on the international community to work very closely with the government of Zimbabwe to ensure children&...
By benim
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Jul 24th, 2011
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The government is seeking to ban the imports of cars older than five years. This suggestion should never have been made by anyone who has the interests of the ordinary people at heart. The rationale behind this retrogressive step is difficult to understand as it defies all logic. The public normally ...
By benim
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Dec 6th, 2010
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Cape Town — A confidential 2007 diplomatic cable from the outgoing American ambassador to Zimbabwe, Christopher Dell, is among the U.S. State Department documents released online by the website WikiLeaks on Sunday. In the cable, Dell outlines his views of Zimbabwe’s prospects at the time – eight mont...