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Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.
11 Apr 08
Depression has set in in once flourishing rural townships.
11 Apr 08
Senior party officials dispute the official story that President Robert Mugabe was formally endorsed as ZANU-PF’s candidate for the 2008 election.
11 Apr 08
They want the SADC to force Mugabe to let them take part in key ballot.
11 Apr 08
Exiles group spearheads bid to bring their plight to the attention of the international courts.
11 Apr 08
Battling for survival at regional as well as national level, the president has secured his party’s backing and at least outward endorsement from neighbouring states.
11 Apr 08
The new regional determination to deal with Zimbabwe’s internal problem spells an end to South Africa’s “quiet diplomacy” policy.
11 Apr 08
As the international community steps up the pressure on President Robert Mugabe’s regime, American officials consider tougher sanctions.
11 Apr 08
Under fire from all sides, including his own party, the ageing leader faces an increasingly narrow set of choices.
11 Apr 08
As the president orders a violent crackdown on the opposition, some say support for him is slipping in his own ZANU-PF party.
11 Apr 08
A relaxation of the rules in South Africa offers teachers who fled Zimbabwe a chance to use their skills at last.

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Moslawi traditional band playing music from the 19th century. (Photo: IWPR)
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Hugely popular event highlights city’s rehabilitation and recovery.