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Africa Desperately Needs Term Limits

Yohannes Woldemariam | Posted 05.11.2016 | World
Yohannes Woldemariam

President Mugabe is in the spotlight again for his frailty and for clinging to power. He continues to endanger his country by preventing the developme...

When a Dictator Falls

Todd Moss | Posted 10.22.2015 | Books
Todd Moss

From inside the thick walls of the State Department headquarters on the western edge of Washington DC, I watched a country I love come within a whisker of democracy. The southern African nation of Zimbabwe was on the brink of finally getting rid its longtime dictator.

The Three M's: Milosevic, Mugabe, and Maduro

Steve H. Hanke | Posted 06.16.2016 | Business
Steve H. Hanke

What do Slobodan Milosevic, Robert Mugabe, and Nicolás Maduro have in common? The Communist Manifesto and inflation.

Mugabe Celebrates 91st Birthday At $1 Million Party

Reuters | Posted 04.30.2015 | World

By Philimon Bulawayo VICTORIA FALLS, Zimbabwe, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe celebrated his 91st birthday with...

Aurora's Breakfast With Mugabe: Exploring the Terrors of a Tyrant

Leo Stutzin | Posted 01.14.2015 | San Francisco
Leo Stutzin

'Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown.' The words are Shakespeare's, of course, voiced by Henry IV more than four centuries ago. They mirror the thoughts and fears of Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe in the early 21st century, as depicted in Fraser Grace's Breakfast With Mugabe.

Made In China: The Secret Of Mugabe's Election Success

100Reporters | Khadija Sharife | Posted 12.29.2013 | World
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In February, speaking at his birthday, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe described his leadership as a "divine task," and his certain victory at the ...

Mugabe Wins Zimbabwe Vote

Reuters | Posted 10.03.2013 | World

HARARE, Aug 3 (Reuters) - Africa's oldest president, Robert Mugabe, was declared winner of Zimbabwe's election on Saturday, but his rival, Morgan Ts...

President Of Zimbabwe Threatens To Behead Gay People

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, who in the past has called tolerance for gay rights "unnatural" and "filth," has yet again made his views known surr...

89-Year-Old Mugabe Hits Campaign Trail

Agence France Presse | | Posted 09.14.2013 | World

After 33 years in power, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is back on the campaign trail, where his advancing years are subtly starting to show.On Ju...

Zimbabwe President Says Nelson Mandela Too Soft On Whites, In Documentary

Agence France Presse | Johannes Myburgh | Posted 07.26.2013 | Black Voices

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe criticises Nelson Mandela for being too soft on whites, in a documentary giving a rare and intimate look into the f...

PHOTOS: Breaking The Silence On Oppression In Zimbabwe

Posted 04.27.2013 | World

When Alexandra Fuller arrived in Zimbabwe's capital of Harare in October 2012 to report for National Geographic, things seemed to be business as usual...

Why Former Mugabe Foes Are Hugging Him Now

Leo Cendrowicz | Posted 08.07.2012 | World
Leo Cendrowicz

Having once led the calls for global sanctions against Mugabe's regime, David Coltart is now travelling the world to seek their rollback. Why?

Mugabe: 'I Have Beaten Christ'

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2012 | World

HARARE, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe turned 88 on Tuesday, joking about reports circulating for years of his imminent demis...

Hope Despite Hopelessness: A Zimbabwean in South Africa

Themba Mzingwane | Posted 04.03.2012 | World
Themba Mzingwane

I am a Zimbabwean living and working in South Africa, having recently become a legal immigrant after years of dodging police and living in constant fear of deportation.

Summer Travel: Mugabe Style

Leslie Wayne | Posted 11.06.2011 | World
Leslie Wayne

Mugabe's travel expenses are running around $3 million a month and it's easy to see why. His tastes are extravagant.

Sneering Reactions To London Riots Begin

Posted 10.09.2011 | World

As London went into its fourth day of protests, the unrest in the English capital provided a rare opportunity to those previously criticized by the Br...

12 Damaging WikiLeaks About World Leaders

Doug Molitor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Doug Molitor

Unmasking the favors our buddies do for us is bad enough. But letting scurrilous gossip and character assassination reach the Internet is inexcusable. There's barely room for any more as it is!

The Photo Robert Mugabe Does Not Want You To See

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An incident at a Harare art gallery last week starkly illustrated the problems besetting Zimbabwe's power-sharing government....

Rest in Peace, Ethel

Michealene Cristini Risley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michealene Cristini Risley

Nearly one million people die from malaria each year, mostly children younger than 5 years old. How many more will die before we stop this treatable disease?

Zimbabwe Giving "Noah's Ark" Gift To North Korea

AOL News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe is often accused of suffering from a god delusion, and the dictator's latest decree certainly seems to be inspired by...

The Chinese are in my Laptop!

Rory Fitzgerald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rory Fitzgerald

Yesterday I posted a piece about Tibet, criticizing China and saying the West should stand up for Tibetans. Within an hour of the piece going online, my normally reliable laptop began to play up.

Pigs Don't Fly:

Times Online | Jan Raath | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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...

The Last Resort: A Moving Memoir About Growing up in Zimbabwe

Michealene Cristini Risley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Michealene Cristini Risley

His memoir paints an uncanny sense of what is was like growing up in Zimbabwe as a child, and returning to this country as an adult in the midst of the current political crisis under Robert Mugabe.

Zimbabwe Prime Minister Tsvangirai: Mugabe 'Violated' Power Sharing Deal

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Zimbabwe Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai on Sunday accused President Robert Mugabe of violating their power-sharing deal, as thousands rallied to mar...

New Strategy For Afghanistan, Good News Out Of Pakistan, Japan's Elections, Hondurus Crisis, And Columbia's Undemocratic Referendum

Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka

These Past Two Week's Top Stories in Foreign Affairs: A New Strategy for Afghanistan and A Rare Bit of Good News Out of Pakistan SI Analysis: The US ...