10 December, 2008

I Cry For Zimbabwe(Cholera Epidemic)

It's no longer about this man: (must be one of is best photos)

and for clarity of thought i do repeat its no longer about the man "Robert Mugabe " whose educational background is quite impressive (according to wikipedia : He studied at University of Oxford in 1952, Salisbury (1953), Gwelo (1954), and Tanzania (1955–1957). Originally graduating with a Bachelor of ArtsUniversity of Fort Hare in 1951, Mugabe subsequently earned six further degrees through distance learning including a Bachelor of Administration and Bachelor of Education from the University of South Africa and a Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Laws, Master of Science, and Master of Laws, all from the University of London External Programme.[23] The two Law degrees were taken whilst he was in prison, during the time that the Master of Science degree was taken during his premiership of Zimbabwe.[24] After graduating, Mugabe lectured at Chalimbana Teacher Training College, in Zambia from 1955–1958, thereafter he taught at Apowa Secondary School at Takoradi, in the Western RegionGhana (1958 – 1960) where he met Sarah Francesca (Sally) Hayfron, who later became his first wife. During his stay in Ghana, he was influenced and inspired by Ghana's then-Prime Minister, Kwame Nkrumah. In addition, Mugabe and some of his Zimbabwe African National Union party cadres received instruction at the Kwame Nkrumah Ideological Institute, then at Winneba in southern Ghana.)

It can no longer be about him but about people dying devoid of food, sanitation, human dignity , hope and the list continues!
The latest UN statistics show that 589 Zimbabweans died of cholera in the past few weeks and that 13,960 have been infected, but nobody believes these figures as more continue to die.Unicef is delivering 360,000 litres of clean water to Harare each day, distributing 80,000 buckets and jerry cans and 200,000 bars of soap, and has imported enough water purification tablets to last 3.5 million people four months but this help is not enough, atleast "the Government" of the few wealthy does not need it.They continue to fight their enemies real or perceived with war/traitor chants and tough talk whilst inflation levels reach unmentionable proportions but for how long? (few know the answers)

The African Union has distanced itself from the use of force to evict this man from office and for good cause as Zimbabwean soldiers alongside innocent civillians will die defending a lost cause and failed leadership.War does not distinguish and often as was proved in Kenya's post election violence more women and children will die , suffer, be raped , humiliated , tormented abused etc.But again something needs to be done to alleviate the human suffering!As Africa stands by its own -some action is needed not just talk atleast for now top officials of ZANU PF still lounge in luxury as they blame massive poverty ,death and mayhem on the imperialist. But for the record its no longer about that well educated man!Its no longer about them...its about respect for and the right to life,liberty,descent living and human dignity.


  1. waaaat?? u mean he's that "thomed"?

  2. Comrade Bob is surely very well read! I knew he is but I've never come across his credentials laid out like you've done.

    The guy needs to come back to his senses though as far as his country is concerned. He had a chance to bow out honourably but he chose to hang on to power and bring the once very productive country to it's knees.

    Nothing lasts forever though. I believe Zimbambwe people will rise up again and rebuild their country. Minus comrade Bob of course.

  3. ujo, iwas simirlarly suprised! funnny how education sometimes does little for some people!

  4. I love the passion with which you write about your country and the surrounding countries of Africa. Its great to see such advocacy for Africa highlighting triumphs as well as standing up for change.

  5. Thanks for the appreciation Treehowz, We only have one Africa and have to be passiionate about it! Its home...and a beautiful place.Thanks

  6. It is all about the dictator. He has allowed this to happen with his failed policies. Life will not get any better until this dictator is regulated to the dust-bin of history. As far as his education goes, Hitler was an artist before his rise to power-what does that have to do with his evil. It only means that he is a educatied dictator.



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