Saturday, November 29, 2008

ZIM PICS.......

Zimbabwean farmer Michael Campbell (R) is hugged by his son-in-law Ben Freeth on November 28, 2008 after the Southern African Development Community (SADC) tribunal in Windhoek ruled that 78 white Zimbabweans could keep their farms because the government's land reform scheme discriminated against them, in a key test of the new court's influence. Judge Luis Mondlane, president of the SADC tribunal, said that Zimbabwe had violated the treaty governing the 15-nation regional bloc by trying to seize the white-owned farms.

Children play with stagnant raw sewage at the Machipisa suburb in Harare November 28 2008. Fast-spreading cholera is "the tip of the iceberg" of what stands to be a major health crisis in Zimbabwe, United Nations agencies said on Friday. Nearly 400 Zimbabweans have died from the disease, which has infected more than 9,400 people and spread to neighbouring South Africa and Botswana.


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