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3 Books by African Authors to Have on Your Festive Season Reading List

The Curious Case of Dassoukine’s Trousers by Fouad Laroui Publisher: Paperback (June 28, 2016) The Curious Case of Dassoukine’s Trousers humorously explores the realisms of life in a world where everything is foreign, in a reflecting of unique short stories told by a group of men sitting at a café [...]

#1 – Zimbabwe’s Zanu-PF Confirms Mugabe as 2018 Election Candidate

Zimbabwe’s  Zanu-PF confirmed during their party conference that President Robert Mugabe will be its candidate for the 2018 elections. Mugabe, who is 92, has been in power since independence from Britain in 1980. Source: BBC

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#4 – Zimbabweans Challenge Mugabe’s Rule

Thousands of citizens heeded the call this week to stay away from work and bring the country to a standstill. Activists say they will continue with this action unless government reviews its decision not to pay civil servants. Read More >> Source: CNN

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#4 – Frustrated Zimbabweans Vent On #ThisFlag

“When I look at the flag it’s not a reminder of my pride and inspiration, it feels as if I want to belong to another country.” Read More >> Source: The Guardian

#5 – A Million Zimbabweans March For Mugabe On Africa Day

The youth of the ruling party say the march is to honour President Robert Mugabe, Africa's oldest ruler. Read More >> Source: The Herald

#5 – “Mugabe-must-go Pastor” Does It Again

This time, Remnant Church leader Patrick Phillip chained himself to a pole while holding a cross in one hand and a Bible in the other. Asking passersby “what we are supposed to do to free ourselves from the ills which are taking place in our nation”. Read More >> Source: [...]

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8 Things To Do In Zimbabwe

1. Victoria Falls: These great cascades, located near the Zimbabwe–Zambia border in the Zambezi River, are undoubtedly one of the most impressive natural wonders in the world. An average of 550,000 cubic meters (19,420 cubic feet) rush through them every day. [...]

#5 – Zimbabwe Turns 36

Opposition parties say they are celebrating Zimbabwe’s Independence anniversary with a heavy heart due to the economic meltdown, escalating human rights abuses and high levels of political intolerance by the ruling Zanu PF. Read More >> Source: News Day

#1 – The Largest Protest Against Mugabe In Decades

Under the watchful eye of riot police, more than 2,000 supporters of the Movement for Democratic Change carried anti-Mugabe placards and sang party songs before their leader Morgan Tsvangirai gave a speech attacking Mugabe’s rule. Read More >> Source: Mail & Guardian Africa

#6 – Police Block Peaceful Demo Over Zimbabwe Women Stranded In Kuwait

Armed police disrupted a street demonstration in central Harare by women rights activists. The women were protesting against the Kuwait Embassy over the trafficking of Zimbabwean girls to the Middle Eastern country. Read More >> Source: Nehanda Radio

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