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Robert Mugabe became the Prime Minister of Zimbabwe when it gained independence from Britain in 1980. Formaly known as Rhodesia, Mugabe waged a war against the then White Supremist racist Prime Minister Ian Smith who was protected by the Thatcher Government, who said they could not fight their kith and kin.
Mugabe believed the land belong to the Indigenous Blacks. 90% 0f the land was owned by the 4% of the white population
Of course the West became annoyed and imposed strict restictions on the country.
Today Prime Minister Robert Mugabe talks to noted journalist Dali Rambo about the history and Zimbabwe's striggles.
Zimbabwe has just gone through another election, surprisingly one would think President Robert Mugabe was standing or competing against the whole world rather than his fellow national presidential candidates. It is the expectation and outcome of this election that intrigues every citizen of the world, why so much hatred for Mugabe? Shouldn’t we all just accept and respect that Zimbabwe has it’s own electoral commission and that Mugabe too does have supporters?
Examining electoral rules in Europe, the United States and within neighbouring South Africa, you cannot find any similarities. The American Supreme court overturned the long standing 1965 voting rights act rendering it no longer relevant and some states are bent on eliminating early voting, Britain doesn’t allow for campaign advertising in it’s media, the South Africa public doesn’t directly vote for presidential candidates. With all these varying electoral rules prevailing in sovereign nations, why is the whole world so eager to seeing Mugabe out of power?
Is that what really the people of Zimbabwe aspire for or is it one of those western propaganda preferring a particular candidate to the old guard Mugabe who has defied any western influence in his style of rule or governance? The United States through it’s Secretary of State, senator John Kerry issued a press statement on the election result
Dragg, or Sean S, is an hip hop/rap artist based in Hull UK . He was born in Zimbabwe, he had a serious illness which resulted in the complete loss of his vision and partial hearing loss in his left ear. Dragg has made some international collaborations with Ekko, Amandi Music, OD Hunte to name a few. We play his latest CD release single Holla at you! https://www.facebook.com/DRAGGAKASEANS
Headlines across the world blast that former Illinois Congressman Mel Reynolds has been arrested in Zimbabwe on ography charges, and those in Illinois who remember the sordid story surrounding Mel Reynolds' resignation from Congress respond with, "Oh, no! Not again!" But journalist and political insider Nate Clay gives an untold story behind the headlines, one that has more to do with an intense battle over proposed sanctions against the country of Zimbabwe. Who are the real players behind the scenes and who are the political enemies Mel Reynolds may have made that could have led to his being targeted for retaliation? Is he really guilty of criminal acts or are unseen hands working to use his past weaknesses to destroy his credibility abroad? Whether local, national or international politics, the bottom line is always about money. Who is it that's trying to get paid?
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Today on "It's My House" we are preparing to take a road trip............ie.........."Solar Road Trip 2015". In preparation for this road trip we would like to make people become "aware" the opportunities that exist.
On this podcast we shall feature Ursula Sladek in Germany, Chido Govera in Zimbabwe, Zara Solar in Tanzania, and the Barefoot College located in India.
Make sure that you have pen and paper available to take notes or your favorite electronic device; also please feel free to call in and offer your questions or comments.
THIS WEEK ON THE NDUSTRY, HOSTS AKIA & NICOLE HOST, INTERNATIONAL LEADER, ADVOCATE AND FILMMAKER, NYASHA VERA!
Nyasha Vera is a Zambian born writer and producer of the Virgin Cure Movie. An alumnus of the George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs, she has over six years of documentary and independent film experience. She has recently begun her Virgin Cure Movie lecture tour in Great Britain at Manchester Metropolitan University and future engagements are currently being set in both the United States and Europe.
Her childhood was spent in Zambia and Zimbabwe, and her experiences there were the main inspiration for this film. An advocate for both gender equality issues and victims of HIV/AIDS, she has spent the past six years bringing these issues to the mainstream and her film project to fruition. She has worked hand in hand with HIV/AIDS organizations in Africa and the United States, and looks forward to raising awareness to a worldwide audience regarding rape, HIV/AIDS and its devastating aftermath.
The Virgin Cure Movie features the lives of four broken, young girls who share a common link--they are all victims of child rape in South Africa. An atrocity and common practice in this area, these rapes are thought to be associated with the “virgin cure” myth. They share their painful stories in hopes of preserving the purity and health of other infants and children, in their region and around the world.
JOIN US FOR THE INTIMATE INTERVIEW WITH NYASHA. LISTEN VIA MOBILE/LAN AT 718-766-4964 OR ONLINE AT: WWW.WELCOMETOTHENDUSTRY.COM.
ACC Show 9 Saturday Night Live pianist Tufus Zimbabwe, Dance in Cuba, Sara Smiles...
This week ACC host Bill Banfield talks with Saturday Night Show, pianist, Tufus Zimbabwe, on the process of preparations for the Saturday Night Live Show each week, rehearsals, playing for name acts and how he got the gig. Bill also interviews while in Cuba, choreographer of one of the leading Cuban ballet companies. This week's Banner songs; Hall and Oates, Sara Smile,The Eagles, I Can't Tell you Why, Stevie Nicks and Don Healey. ACC continues its mix of arts, society and cultures, investigating how the world dances, sings and plays human!! Don't miss any of Blog Talk Radios/ Tavis Smiley network's lead shows ACC. Hear You There!
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This episode will be about "THE WORLD/WIDE PAN AFRICAN CONVENTION OF 2015" with my Co-Host Dr. Malik Zulu Shabazz. The discussion will be about the travel plans to Azania and Zimbabwe as well as accomidations. This will be a Convention on Solutions to the problems of the Black African around the globe. The best way to solve our problems is to first address them and know them well. This will give us the advantage of seeing how our people are being oppressed all over the World and how we as a Whole can make Solutions not just talk about them. How to contribute to making the lives of our People increase economiclly and create better World for ourselves and our youth.
Kristina Tester is a 2014 graduate of Harvard University, with degrees in African and Global Health. She is the founder and executive director of So Others May Learn, a non-profit organization based in Zimbabwe and Uganda that is dedicated to providing bright and motivated students in sub-Saharan Africa with the opportunity to further their educations through comprehensive scholarships that support them through their four years of secondary school. The scholarships cover tuition, room and board, transportation, uniforms, and supplies for qualified students who would otherwise never have the opportunity to further their dreams.
Kristina traveled to Uganda twice a year while in college, spending summers and winters working at the hospital and with Uganda's Ministry of Health to coordinate village health teams that could more effectively reach rural communities. Her senior thesis, titled “Increasing the Effectiveness of Healthcare Delivery to Rural Areas: A Case Study of Village Health Teams and Childhood Malnutrition in Rukungiri District, Uganda”, was awarded the Harvard Hoopes Prize for outstanding research and scholarly work, and she was the recipient of the Phillipe Wamba Prize for highest achievement in her Division. Kristina is planning to begin medical school in the fall of 2016 and hopes to combine her medical degree with a Masters in Public Health. She is committed to continuing her efforts to provide education and medical services to underserved communities at home and abroad.
As-Salaam 'alaikum. Welcome to a night of powerful prayer for our dear country Nigeria, the Muslim Ummah, especially Muslim sisters and the entire human race. May we all be protected from all dangers threatening our existence.
As for the situation in Nig., this is worth reading. The writer is unknown. How did the giant of Africa descend this low in the minds of those who used to respect her so! Never in the history of Nigeria, not even during military rule has our esteem, our pride, as a nation taken such a bashing!: "I have carried out a research about Jonathan's popularity and credibility among world leaders, whose neutrality is unquestionable. Here are some of their views: "Jonathan is running a government that is supervising the syphoning of Nigeria’s resources"-Senator Hilary Clinton "Jonathan’s government is practically not existing and therefore, America should just help Nigerians"-US senator John Maccain. "I do not think the Nigerian president is on the right track. Why would he and his party carry out this massive campaign in Ghana when we all know that their country do not vote online? It is misplaced, if you ask me."-Ghana's President. "I would rather commit suicide than ask the international community to help safeguard my country against militias, our country has a strong army to do the job unlike Nigeria"-Cameroon President “I have never called the United Nations to guard us. Me, Yoweri Museveni to say that I have failed to protect my people and I call on the UN: I would rather hang myself-Uganda president. “It would be a vote of no confidence in our country and citizens if we cannot guarantee our security? What kind of persons would we be?”-Senegal President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe said, "Nigeria was so corrupt that you have to bribe a pilot before he could fly his passenger plane at Nigeria’s airport".
MJ:I WAS BORN IN ZIMBABWE AND MOVED TO SOUTH AFRICA WHEN I WAS AROUND 6 YEARS OLD. MY GIVEN NAME IS MARIEHANNA VENTOURIS BUT NO ONE COULD EVER REMEMBER IT OR PRONOUNCE IT SO EVERYONE KNOWS ME AS MJ.
IN 2008 I MARRIED MY BEST FRIEND DUNCAN AND BECAME MRS. MJ DICKSON. WE THEN RELOCATED TO THE UK IN 2010. HOPE THAT CLEARS UP SOME CONFUSION!
I COME FROM A LONG LINE OF PSYCHICS AND MEDIUMS, AS FAR BACK AS I CAN REMEMBER WE HAVE ALWAYS HAD STRANGE THINGS HAPPENING. PEOPLE IN OUR FAMILY PREDICITED DEATHS AND HAD ALL SORTS OF PREMONITIONS. SEEING STRANGE APPARITIONS AROUND OUR HOUSE WAS A COMMON THING, LIGHTS AND APPLIANCES TURNING ON AND OFF ON THEIR OWN AND MY FAMILY BEING ABLE TO COMMUNICATE WITH FAMILY MEMBERS THAT WERE IN SPIRIT WAS NOT UNUSUAL… IF ANYTHING IT WAS NORMAL TO ME!
LIAM: I AM AN EDITOR AND CAMERA OPERATOR WORKING IN LONDON. DURING MY DEGREE STUDYING BSC FILM PRODUCTION AND TECHNOLOGY AT BIRMINGHAM CITY UNIVERSITY I MET MJ , I WAS WRITING MY DISSITATIONWHEN MYSELF AND TASOS CONSTANTINOU, THE OTHER CAMERA OPERATOR WERE INTRODUCED TO MJ THROUGH A MUTUAL CONTACT.
DURING 2012 WE HAD A PILOT EPISODE FOR A DOCUMENTARY WE NAMED "THE DARK". THE DOCUMENTARY EXPLORED THE MARY ARDEN INN, A LOCATION THAT HAD SUSPECTED PARANORMAL ACTIVITY, MJ MANAGED TO GAIN ACCESS TO THE PROPERTY OVERNIGHT FOR AS LONG AS NEEDED IT. THE DOCUMENTARY WAS WELL RECEIVED AND FROM THEN ON OUT I KNEW THAT AS A TEAM WE COULD ACHIEVE SOMETHING UNIQUE AND INSPIRING.
I HAVE ALWAYS BEEN SENSITIVE TO ENERGY THAT I DID NOT YET UNDERSTAND. FROM A YOUNG AGE I SAW THINGS THAT I COULD NOT EXPLAIN, THE EXPERIENCE THAT STANDS OUT THE MOST IS A SHADOW FIGURE RUN ACROSS A GARGE AND THROUGH A WALL.
To learn more about these intriguing guests, listen to the show on Monday 9 Feb at 8pm UK time.
Listen to this worldwide broadcast of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. This program will include our regular PANW reports on Zimbabwe assuming leadership of the African Union; the Greek struggle against capitalist-imposed austerity; the ongoing United States imperialist war against the people of Iraq; and the anti-racist movement across America. In the second hour we feature an archived audio documentary on the Battle for Selma during 1965. The final segment in the third hour examines the heroic liberation of Vietnam from French imperialism in 1954 at the decisive fight at Dein Bien Phu.
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