Posts Tagged 'zimbabwe'
Tags: africa, CIA, crisis, economy, election, ghana, ghanaians, liberia, media, peace, politics, poll, refugees, rwanda, sierra leone, war, west africa, zimbabwe
Ghana– the beacon of democracy in Africa and an icon of peace for West Africa is heading for a crucial test this Sunday – 7th December 2008. Dozens of African countries have plunged into wild flames and catastrophic crisis due to this test. Ghana has served as a haven for refugees. She was home to over 40,000 Liberian refugees most of whom were children and women during their 14 years of useless civil conflict.
Continue reading ‘Election ’08: Why Ghana won’t burn’
Tags: africa, colony, crisis, economy, emotions, suffering, zimbabwe
A frail looking old man is playing on the keyboard of his people’s emotions. This octogenarian is holding an entire country to ransom. He has turned the entire sovereign State’s constitution upside down. His source of joy is to see his people wailing.
Nothing is working in this country that was once described as a “Beacon of Hope.” People are hungry and cannot get food to eat, they are thirsty and do not have access to clean drinking water. Women and children get sick and cannot see the doctors.
Tags: africa, journalist, press freedom, struggle, trauma, zimbabwe
Press freedom in Zimbabwe is a very serious situation, Reporters Without Borders concluded in their 2007 country report. The government of Robert Mugabe has shut down independent newspapers. Radio signals from outside the country have been jammed. Internet is slow and not reliable. Inflation is skyrocketing.
Continue reading ‘Struggles of a Zimbabwean journalist’