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Zimbabwe Crisis

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.

Tendai Biti: Brave Reformer in Mugabe's Zimbabwe

Barry D. Wood | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Barry D. Wood

Tendai Biti, Zimbabwe's reformist finance minister, knows something about living on the edge.

Zuma Urges More Aid For Zimbabwe

Yahoo! News | Godfrey Marawanyika | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HARARE (AFP) South African President Jacob Zuma on Friday urged donors to give more aid to Zimbabwe to revive the shattered economy, while telling the...

Tsvangirai Mulls Leaving Mugabe Coalition Government

AP | ANGUS SHAW | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe's former opposition party said Monday it would boycott the next Cabinet meeting and was considering disengaging from...

Tsvangarai Meets Obama Friday To Discuss US Aid

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JOHANNESBURG -- Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai is on his first official visit in Washington this week with a decidedly difficult sales pi...

Zimbabwe's Women Traders Keep Economy Afloat

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

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...

Zimbabwe Cholera Epidemic Getting Worse

CNN | Nkepile Mabuse | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The outbreak -- one of the world's largest, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) -- is only getting worse, and could be a stepping-stone t...

Hunger Strike Day 20: Hope in transition

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kumi Naidoo

As I count down my last 24 hours, my energy, concentration, and sense of balance are waning - but I am amazed at what the human body can do.

As Obama Urges Action on Zimbabwe, Health Crisis Worsens

Jirair Ratevosian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jirair Ratevosian

As hopeful rhetoric permeates US leadership, Zimbabwe's health crisis is taking a turn for the worse. The average life expectancy has plummeted from 62 in the early 1990s to 36 today.

I won't eat while Zimbabwe starves

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kumi Naidoo

On Wednesday, I chose to have my last meal for 21 days. I will only drink water, in solidarity with the people of Zimbabwe, who are being forced to fast involuntarily.

Zimbabwe: Hopes For a Better 2009

Caroline Gluck | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Caroline Gluck

2008 was an especially grim year in Zimbabwe -- and prospects for the coming year seem little better. The fact that Zimbabweans were celebrating the new year at all might seem surprising.

Growing Cholera Epidemic Yet Zimbabwe's Hospitals Empty: No Medicine, No Supplies, No Staff

The Guardian | Chris McGreal | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The signs are all around. In the spectre of cholera haunting the sewage-strewn streets of Harare's townships. In the fading bodies of the hundreds of ...

Kenya PM: Time To Oust Zimbabwe's Mugabe

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Power-sharing in Zimbabwe is dead and it is time for African governments to oust President Robert Mugabe, Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga has said....

Thanksgiving reflections on my incarceration in Zimbabwe

Michealene Cristini Risley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michealene Cristini Risley

Thanksgiving is a time of reflection, and for me it always brings me back to my incarceration in Zimbabwe last year. Every day I am more thankful fo...

Mugabe Allies Terrorize Farmers In Zimbabwe (PHOTOS)

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It was a frigid June night at Pickstone Mine in Zimbabwe when 67-year-old Angela Campbell -- soaking wet, her arm broken and a gun to her head -- sign...

Human Wave Flees Violence In Zimbabwe

New York Times | By The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Sarah Ngewerume was driven to the river by despair. She said she had seen gangs loyal to Zimbabwe's longtime president, Robert Mugabe, beating people...