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TrustAfrica, a Senegal-based organisation, will on Thursday evening launch Beyond the Crisis: Zimbabwe's Prospects for Transformation.
The book is a gem that seeks to tackle policy alternatives the southern African nation could have pursued to avoid the quagmire that has entangled it today.
Edited by Tendai Murisa and Tendai Chikweche, the book admits Zimbabwe has attracted regional and international attention over settler colonialism, decolonisation, independence, contested land redistribution and economic collapse among other contentious issues.
This is the title of a book TrustAfrica will launch officially on February 11th in Harare, Zimbabwe. The book is a gem that seeks to tackle policy alternatives the Southern African nation could have pursued to avoid the quagmire that has entangled it today.
Prosper Ndlovu Senior Reporter
THE Senior Minister of State, Cde Simon Khaya Moyo, has challenged academics and civic society to steer debate around the ideals of the new economic blueprint, the Zimbabwe Agenda for Socio-Economic Transformation (Zim-Asset). Delivering his keynote address while officially opening the Government-Civic Society Special Conference on Zimbabwe’s future in Bulawayo yesterday evening, Cde Khaya Moyo said Zim-Asset, which draws inspiration from the winning Zanu-PF manifesto, provides a template for all developmental efforts in the country up to the next elections and beyond.
CIVIL society and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) converged in Bulawayo yesterday at the beginning of a three-day conference to discuss strategies of how to engage the new Zanu PF administration following its resounding July 31 general elections win.
Most civil society and NGOs have widely been perceived by Zanu PF as appendages of the West seeking to effect regime change, despite constant denials.
The gathering runs under the theme “Zimbabwe: Present Realities and Future Prospects” and is being attended by civil society organisations, NGOs, government officials and academics.
March 21, 2011
Written by Rejoice Ndlovu
HARARE — The mission statement for Magamba reads: ‘Magamba is a network of cultural activists with rebel rhythm in our voices and a free Zimbabwe in our hearts’, and thanks to the events that they organise, the message of freedom is spreading.
The Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition, a grantee of the Zim Alliance, filed a joint petition on behalf of civil society organizations in Zimbabwe this weekend during a meeting for the SADC Heads of State Special Sumimt on Zimbabwe.
Download the petition under "Attachments" below.