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The Notorious MDC »

Tatenda Chirusa
The talk for the last few weeks has been about Zimbabwe’s main opposition party the MDC which has been going through some turbulent times. After disagreement over participation in the Senate elections last year, the party into two factions, the Pro-Senate and the Anti-Senate. The Pro-Senate faction (which is the splinter group) just had [...]

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It has been a while since I last made a contribution to the lovely Willamette World News and an update on what’s happening the other side of the world was definitely long overdue. Like always, there is much happening in Zimbabwe.
The first article I have here is about the current emigration of Zimbabweans. When a [...]

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It’s been a while since the last publication and a lot has happened in the Republic of Zimbabwe since then. What caused a lot of uproar all over the world was when the government destroyed what it called “illegal residences” and “slums,” which left nearly a thousand people without shelter. A UN envoy was sent [...]

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Tatenda Chirusa
My name is Tatenda, which means “thank you” in my native Shona language and I’m from Harare, which means “the city that never sleeps” and the republic of Zimbabwe, which actually means “a house built of stones.” I’m starting my second and last year at the business school and I’m excited to be part [...]

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A lot has been happening in Zimbabwe since my last submission. The country just finished voting in the Parliamentary elections and the results will have a far reaching effect than people just choosing their constituent representatives. A two-third victory by the ruling ZANU PF will enable President Robert Mugabe amend the constitution and one of [...]

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Male athlete wins medals in female competition
I guess compared to the rest of the world, Zimbabwe is where it is happening right now. It started with a friend of mine sending me a link to an article about a Zimbabwean male athlete who had performed as a female athlete and won a lot of medals. [...]

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Hi!
I’m really excited about this opportunity to be working with the Willamette World News team this semester. My name is Tatenda and this is my second semester here at Willamette University as a 1st-year MBA student at the Atkinson Graduate School of Management. I’ll be representing the whole continent of Africa, and thought it was [...]