Friday, April 16, 2010

This weeks pics from Zimbabwe.....16/04/2010

Zimbabwean artist Philip Mlima puts the finishing touch to his Shona Stone Sculpture called 'Eye Witness' in Harare on April 15, 2010. Zimbabwe marks three decades of independence on Sunday struggling to escape a spectacular economic collapse that eclipsed the early promise of a country once hailed as a model for Africa.

Zimbabwean artist Simon cleans his World Cup Stone Sculpture called 'Footballer' in Harare on April 15, 2010. 

A woman walking home after a rain stom in Domboshava on April 16, 2010 

A young Zimbabwean child with his head decorated with wild flowers poses for the photographer in Domboshava on April 16, 2010.

A worker rides home after a rain stom in Domboshava on April 16, 2010

A worker rides home after a rain stom in Domboshava on April 16, 2010

A group of young boys stop cars on the road into Domboshava on April 16, 2010, saying that they are fixing the pot holes in the road and are looking for donations.

Robert Mugabe rally in Zimbabwe before his rise to power.

A car is seen parked outside Harare Prison in Harare, Thursday, April, 15, 2010. Zimbabwe is hunting for a new hangman despite renewed calls by human rights activists for the abolition of the death penalty.

First Lady Michelle Obama, left, holds vegetables grown by Zimbabweimmigrant TsiTsi Mutseta at the New Roots Community Farm Thursday April 15, 2010 in San Diego.

Transporting baggage in canoes from Sefula to Sesheke in 1889.

Left: Tonga Maidens, Right: Manica women carrying babies and baskets (undated photos).

Market Square in Bulawayo, circa 1898.

Distribution of prizes to school children on New Year's day at Sehila, 1889.

A home scene near Mt Makomwe in Manyika (1906-1909).

A miner separates chipped ore by winnowing out the fine soil. 1906.

Ndebele girls at work. The one on the left seems to be weaving something while the other one is grinding corn (undated).

Mbira players in 1927.

Doctor Vida Mungwira, the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland's first African woman doctor being greeted by her mother on arrival at Salisbury Airport in 1962.


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