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See Yourself Through a Different Set of Eyes

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As bloggers, we’re constantly defining ourselves to our readers. Through our photos, our stories, our poetry, our recipes, or our podcasts, we tell the world who we are. Even those of us who share a great deal of our personal lives still only give snippets of ourselves. We create a public persona (even our choices of blog themes reflect the way we want to represent ourselves online). We choose what we want to share of ourselves, and our readers fill in the rest according to their own points of view. Every reader might have a slightly different idea of who you truly are.

I’ve been thinking about how this applies to my daily life. I have an unconscious habit of creating stories about people I see, but whom I only know in “snippets.” The barista at my local coffee shop, the surly bus driver who never smiles at me no…

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Biti Bought by Zanu PF for $10 Million?

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Despite mysterious weekend claims by discredited and disgruntled Movement for Democratic Change secretary-general Tendai Biti that Zimbabwean dictator Robert Mugabe “won” the July 31, 2013 election because he had a good manifesto, Western governments insist the election was rigged.
On Monday, Biti backpedalled through a Facebook post, asserting once again that the election was “stolen”.
MDC-T insiders said Biti was now desperate to impress party president Morgan Tsvangirai, who insists the election was rigged, in an attempt to get back into the fold after his associate Elton Mangoma was booted out last week for rebellion.
Sources in the opposition movement claim Biti was given $10 million by Zanu PF to turn traitor. Efforts to contact Biti for comment on this are ongoing.
However, Biti has riled party members after agreeing to represent Gideon Gono, the corrupt former central bank governor accused of destroying the economy by giving money to Mugabe’s…

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Cops Block Dzamara Protest

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By Jessica Mundawarara|
Now Daily|

Heavily armed anti-riot police encamped at Africa Unity Square Monday, preventing demonstrators from gathering to demand the return of political activist Itai Dzamara, who was abducted on March 9.
Dzamara’s wife and brother, who were to address the expected crowd at the park where Dzamara launched public protests against the excesses of dictator Robert Mugabe’s regime.
Dzamara’s family, who were going to make a public appeal for the activist’s return had to change plans and addressed journalists at the nearby Media Centre.
Patson Dzamara rejected claims by CIO operatives that his brother was hiding in Botswana. He expressed hope that his brother was still alive and urged his captors to free him.
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