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Madalitso Mwando

Journalist/writer/online activist

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Latest posts by Madalitso Mwando

4 May 2014

Zimbabweans Mock Suspended Opposition Leader on Twitter

What is the best title for a hypothetical book about the embattled Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change leader Morgan Tsvangirai? Twitter users have a few ideas.

25 February 2014

Zimbabwean Opposition Leader Tendai Biti's House Bombed for Second Time

Biti is the secretary general for Movement for Democratic Change, led by former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai.

23 August 2013

At 89 Years Old, Zimbabwe President Mugabe Sworn in for Five More Years

Mugabe responded to allegations that the election was rigged in his favor by telling critics to "go hang".

22 June 2013

Zimbabwean MP Killed in ‘Suspicious’ Car Crash

Outspoken Zimbabwean member of parliament Edward Chindori-Chininga, who was investigating the ties between the ruling party and the country's diamond industry, has died in an automobile accident under what some...

15 June 2013

Anonymous ‘Baba Jukwa’ Facebook Dishes Dirt on Zimbabwe Politics

New Facebook phenomenon Baba Jukwa has become a major talking point as Zimbabweans hungry for political intrigue visit “his” Facebook wall to get the latest on what is happening in...

13 June 2013

President Mugabe Unilaterally Declares Zimbabwe Poll Date

Ignoring protests from his coalition partners and Zimbabwean citizens, President Robert Mugabe has unilaterally declared 31 July, 2013 as the date the country will hold elections.

19 March 2013

Zimbabwe Police Arrest Top Human Rights Lawyer

One day after millions of Zimbabweans approved a new constitution that will bring about presidential and parliamentary elections later this year, prominent Zimbabwean human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa was arrested...

13 November 2012

Assault of Female Radio DJ Ignites Zimbabwe Gender Violence Debate

The assault of a popular radio DJ by her boyfriend has ignited debate about violence against women in Zimbabwe. The pictures showing her swollen face were both praised and condemned...

US Presidential Election Resonates in Zimbabwe

The just-ended United States election has got Zimbabweans excited as they face their own elections next year. Citizens are marveling at the speed the election results were announced, how presidential...

22 September 2012

Zimbabwe Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s Controversial Wedding

Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s controversial wedding on 15 September continues to spark debate and discussions online. After his planned civil wedding was blocked by the court, Tsvangirai went ahead...

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