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Three legged pot
July 16, 2011, 9:52 am

 

Dear Family and Friends,

You can get very dizzy trying to follow Zimbabwe’s progress towards the next election. This week provided a prime example of our endlessly spinning circles. Just when it looked as if everyone including SADC, Zanu PF and the MDC had come to an agreement about an election being held in the second half of 2012, Zanu PF held a politburo meeting
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Seven degrees
July 9, 2011, 12:05 pm

 

Dear Family and Friends,

Winter crept in under the door this week, just when we thought it had
forgotten us. In twenty four hours the day time temperature plummeted from
the mid twenties to a bitter seven degrees Celsius and Zimbabwe shivered. As
the mist and wind swept in and swallowed my neighbourhood, the electricity
went off and plunged us into the
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This is home
July 3, 2011, 11:01 am

 

Dear Family and Friends,

Coming back to Zimbabwe after a month away is a huge shock to the system.  Conditions in our third world country can probably best be described as surreal, and that’s being polite! The strangeness of the experience starts before you even set foot in the country. Sitting in an international airport looking down the list of departures for
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"Too gruesome to recount"
May 28, 2011, 11:39 am

 

Dear Family and Friends,

Something we have become grudgingly used to in Zimbabwe is the knowledge is that in all our cities, towns, villages and neighbourhoods are the perpetrators of bloody crimes and brutal human rights abuses. Up to three decades after they murdered, raped, burnt and tortured, in the name of their political masters, they have gone unpunished and contin
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Its about us
May 21, 2011, 5:01 pm

 

Dear  Family and Friends,

I met a young man back from the diaspora this week and as we talked I knew that if our country’s oppression and economic collapse had done anything good for Zimbabwe, it was this. After some years of living outside the country he had come home full of enthusiasm, patriotism and innovative ideas. Already working to develop a business an
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