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By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Oct 10th, 2012
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by JAMES ROTHENBERG The just finished Banned Books Week serves as a vivid reminder that we must be vigilant about freedom of expression and freedom from censorship. Absent this vigilance, we could wake up in a society that not only bans books, but takes the next step and burns them as well. The Germa...
By benim
In Analysis
Sep 7th, 2011
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Of course none of the Wikileaks cables were meant for public consumption. Yet some cables are categorized as “CLASSIFIED.” Others as ” UNCLASSIFIED.” Many others as ” CONFIDENTIAL” etc. This only means that although all the cables are ” for your eyes onlyR...
By benim
In Article
Jan 20th, 2011
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Zimbabwe’s top lawyer may seek treason charges against former opposition politicians named in diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks, a move that drew criticism from a prominent legal rights group. Attorney-general Johannes Tomana said he has formed an unnamed five-member expert panel to asses...
By benim
In Article
Jan 17th, 2011
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The attorney general in Zimbabwe has set up a team of lawyers to investigate whether Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai can be charged with treason or conspiracy related to revelations by the website WikiLeaks. WikiLeaks published U.S. cables last week saying Tsvangirai and his party leadership were pl...
By benim
In Article
Jan 3rd, 2011
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HARARE, Zimbabwe — While the attention of the world’s press has been focused on the impact of whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks where it concerns United States relations with long-standing allies and friends, there has been less interest in the embarrassment caused by disclosures from U.S. embassies ...
By benim
In News
Jan 2nd, 2011
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HARARE, Zimbabwe – Western visitors to Zimbabwe are snapping up old, defunct Zimbabwe bank notes, preferring them to some traditional African curios and souvenirs of the nation’s famed stone sculpture. Most sought after is the one hundred trillion Zimbabwe dollar bill, the highest denomin...
By benim
In Gabon
Dec 30th, 2010
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Gabon’s late president Omar Bongo allegedly pocketed millions in embezzled funds from central African states, channelling some of it to French political parties in support of Nicolas Sarkozy, according to a US embassy cable published by El País.A senior official at the Bank of Central African S...
By benim
In News
Dec 28th, 2010
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Last year, early on Christmas Eve morning, representatives from the U.S., United Kingdom, Netherlands, and the European Union arrived for a meeting with Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai. Appointed prime minister earlier that year as part of a power-sharing agreement after the fraud- and...
By benim
In News
Dec 25th, 2010
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THE recent WikiLeaks cable releases could have afforded President Robert Mugabe ammunition to call for elections next year, with his main argument that his coalition partner, Morgan Tsvangirai was in bed with the West. For years now, Mugabe has claimed that Tsvangirai was a pliant tool for Britain an...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Dec 25th, 2010
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Zimbabwe’s attorney general plans to set up a commission to investigate possible treason charges against locals over briefings with U.S. diplomats that are part of confidential State Department cables released by WikiLeaks. The investigation appears to be targeting Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangi...