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Bloomin' Gorgeous! It's Jacaranda Season in Africa

AFKTravel | Posted 10.16.2016 | Home

Japan has cherry blossoms, Holland has fields of tulips, and Africa has its famous jacarandas. They erupt in vivid purple flowers in October and November, the southern hemisphere's spring. That means right about now, the streets are awash in a gorgeous carpet of violet.

My Trip to Harare

Michael Kaiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Kaiser

There is clearly no lack of creativity or interest in the arts community of Harare and the other provinces of Zimbabwe, simply a lack of resources.

Make Your Impact: How You Can Help Wednesday's Biggest Stories

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Whether it's an earthquake in New Zealand or massive school closings, people around the world need your help right now. We've rounded up the biggest s...

The World's Least Liveable Cities

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Harare residents may have the most challenging lifestyles on the planet, as the Zimbabwean capital ranked dead last among the new survey of the world'...

1,000 Words About Zimbabwe

Bernard Pollack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bernard Pollack

Most jobs in Zimbabwe have been informalized resulting in a very large informal sector. These informal sector workers, often the most exploited and the most ignored, decided to form a union.

We Remain United: In Zimbabwe's Labor Movement, a Voice for Human Rights and Democracy

Bernard Pollack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bernard Pollack

Wellington Chibebe, the secretary general of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions, works tirelessly to bring attention to Zimbabwe's economic and human rights realities and to pressure the government to reform its ways.

A Week in Mugabe's Zimbabwe

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Visiting Zimbabwe can be a heart-wrenching experience. It is a beautiful land of warm and soft-spoken people. But hovering over the landscape at all times is the specter of extreme poverty and political oppression.

Pigs Don't Fly:

Times Online | Jan Raath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It took a wild pig on the runway at Harare International Airport to reveal what many Zimbabweans have long feared: the country's Civil Aviation Author...

Zimbabwe's Women Traders Keep Economy Afloat

Inter Press Service | By Tonderai Kwidini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Her small tattered book is full of lists of orders for goods such as beer, maize-meal and chemicals. On another page are addresses and phone numbers o...

Zimbabwe's Mugabe Celebrates Birthday With Sumptuous Banquet While People Starve

The Guardian | Alex Duval Smith, Africa Correspondent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Robert Mugabe marked his 85th birthday yesterday with a sumptuous banquet in Harare at the start of a week of parties which observers say is a further...

Zimbabwe: Swearing In Ceremony Marred By Arrests

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The swearing-in of Zimbabwe's new power-sharing cabinet has been marred by the arrest of one minister and a dispute over several others....

Life in a Time of Cholera: Crisis in Zimbabwe

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Arlene M. Roberts

When does denial of health care amount to a human rights violation? Zimbabwe is facing a humanitarian crisis. The cause of the crisis is a political one.

1,500 Dead As Cholera Rages On In Zimbabwe; Disease Spreads to South Africa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

HARARE - The deadly cholera epidemic had spread to all the ten provinces of Zimbabwe and killed a total of 1 518 people by Christmas Day, the World H...

Zimbabwe: UK Caused Cholera

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe which has left hundreds dead was caused by the UK, an ally of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has said. Informa...

Soldiers, Civilians Riot Against Mugabe For First Time, Police Open Fire

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

POLICE shot at rioting soldiers in Harare on Monday as unpaid troops sided with the country's impoverished people for the first time in protest agains...