Tag Archives: Zimbabwe

Not Really Cricket

Pakistan needs those involved in its World Cup cricket team selection to keep the national interest before personal likes and dislikes. But then this is Pakistan where merit is a disqualifier both in sports and politics.

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Cricket: ICC Continues Crusade of Isolating Associates

The ICC have announced that the 2019 World Cup would be reduced to ten teams, with the door for associate teams gaining qualification all but shut. Cricket cannot call itself a world sport, and on this basis it cannot even pretend that it is hosting a World Cup.

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Unravelling Zimbabwe’s “Food Crisis”

Is there a food crisis in Zimbabwe? The UN says 2.2 million people will be in need of food assistance until the end of March, based on a 2013 government-led joint survey by the Zimbabwe Vulnerability Assessment Committee (ZimVAC). But the government is now questioning those findings.   The Zimbabwean media have reported extensively on the seeming tug-of-war. But an IRIN investigation …

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Dispatches from An Unfinished African Revolution

After a struggle with white farmers over nearly two decades, Zimbabwe’s peasants are now owners of more than three-fourths of all agricultural land. The ZANU-PF’s success has been to take this autonomous movement and project this as an outcome of its policies.

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