ACAS Bulletin

Special Issue on Zimbabwe (II)
(No. 80)
by Association of Concerned Africa Scholars
Winter 2008
76 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage in Africa: South Africa, Southern Africa, Zimbabwe
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Europe, Sweden, United Kingdom
Language: English
Contents: Introduction by Timothy Scarnecchia and Wendy Urban-Mead • A Tale of Two Elections: Zimbabwe at the Polls in 2008 by Jocelyn Alexander and Blessing-Miles Tendi • Waiting for Power-sharing: A False Promise? By Norma Kriger • The Glass Fortress: Zimbabwe's Cyber-Guerrilla Warfare by Clapperton Mavhunga • Reflections on Displacement in Zimbabwe by Amanda Hammar • Zimbabweans Living in the South African Border-Zone: Negotiating, Suffering, and Surviving by Blair Rutherford • Anti-Imperialism and Schizophrenic revolutionaries in Zimbabwe by Tamuka Chirimambowa • The Zimbabwean Working Peoples: Between a Political Rock and an Economic Hard Place by Horace Campbell • Zimbabwe: Failing Better? by David Moore •Review: Heidi Holland’s Dinner with Mugabe • Editorial: In the Shadow of Gukurahundi by Timothy Scarnecchia • The newsletter discusses Robert Mugabe, ZANU(PF), the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), Morgan Tsvangirai, the Zimbabwe Scholars Group, ASA (African Studies Association), Harare, Matabeleland, ZANU (PF), General Solomon Mujuru, the Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO), Rural Housing Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa, Mutambara MDC, human rights, democracy, Minister of Finance Simba Makoni, General Vitalis Zvinavashe, Dumiso Dabengwa, ZAPU, military intelligence, Southern African Development Community (SADC), South African President Thabo Mbeki, MDC-T, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC), MDC Secretary General Tendai Biti, the Joint Operations Command (JOC), George Charamba, the ANC (African National Congress), the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, George Chiweshe, Happyton Bonyongwe, Paradzai Zimondi, civic leaders, political violence, the Memorandum of Unity (MOU), Strive Masiyiwa, the Zimbabwe Internet Service Providers Association (ZISPA), the Supreme Court, the World Summit on Information Society (WSIS), Army Colonel Livingstone Chineka, Transport and Communication Minister Christopher Mushowe, the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (POTRAZ), Capital Radio, Gerry Jackson, USAID, SW Radio Africa, Voice of America (VOA), ZBC-TV, Africa Media Association (AMA), Brenda Moyo, Blessing Zulu, the Zimbabwe African Liberation Army (ZANLA), the Zimbabwe People’s Revolutionary Army (ZIPRA), Dennis Norman, the Law and Order Maintenance Act (LOMA), Anna Kajumulo Tibaijuk, the IMF (International Monetary Fund), the Word Bank, Patrick Bond, the African Union, Edgar Tekere, University of Oxford, University of KwaZulu/Natal, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the Nordic Africa Institute, Carleton University, Syracuse University, the University of Johannesburg, the University of Michigan, Joshua Nkomo, Jonathan Moyo, Ibbo Mandaza, and the European Union (EU). [Note: This newsletter was originally published electronically, not as a printed document.]
Used by permission of several co-chairs of the Association of Concerned Africa Scholars.