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Religious Leaders Uniting the Nation for Peace

Search for Common Ground | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Search for Common Ground

Together, we reminded each Zimbabwean, regardless of political or religious persuasion, to take responsibility for peace. The religious leaders, though not perfect, must be recognized for their role in the peace process.

Hearing Robert Mugabe Speak

Caroline Henshaw | Posted 11.11.2013 | Travel
Caroline Henshaw

Everyone does things they regret when traveling. I began to fear it could be one of those moments when I found myself in Harare's 60,000-strong sports stadium, surrounded by a sea of staring faces while Zimbabwe's freshly-elected President Robert Mugabe spoke.

Zimbabwe Opposition Challenges Mugabe Win, Demands Revote

Reuters | Posted 10.09.2013 | Home

By MacDonald Dzirutwe HARARE, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) challenged President Robert Mugabe's l...

Zimbabwe: We Can't Give Up Our Dreams of Freedom

World Pulse | Posted 09.29.2013 | Impact
World Pulse

As elections loom and the state tightens its grip on the media in Zimbabwe, Dudziro 'Chibairo' Nhengu takes a lesson from her 12-year-old son on the u...

The Curious Case of Car Crashes in Zimbabwe

Douglas Mwonzora | Posted 09.23.2013 | Home
Douglas Mwonzora

May July 31 send an unmistakable message to the Mugabe regime that corruption and violence will no longer be allowed to rule the land.

Elections in Zimbabwe: Fighting Bullets With Ballots

Douglas Mwonzora | Posted 08.02.2013 | Home
Douglas Mwonzora

The people of Zimbabwe are fighting guns with ballots. On Election Day, we are confident that the people will vote for change, but we cannot underestimate the will of Robert Mugabe's regime to commit voter fraud, inflict violence, exercise intimidation tactics, and rig the election outcome.

Zimbabwe Is Making Your Checking Account Look Huge Right Now

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.30.2013 | Business

There's a lot you can buy with $200 if you're one person. There's not whole lot you can do with it if you're one nation, however. Zimbabwe has just...

Zimbabwe Prime Minister Takes Second Wife

Reuters | Posted 11.15.2012 | Home

HARARE, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, whose wedding plans appeared to have been thwarted when a court ruled he was...

What Video Can Do to End Violence Against Women

Witness | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

At WITNESS, we use the power of video and storytelling to open the eyes of the world to human rights abuses. And so, in honor of women's rights, I urge you take a few minutes to watch Mary's story.

Hunger Strike Day 20: Hope in transition

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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.

I won't eat while Zimbabwe starves

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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 | Home
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.

McCain, Obama on International Diplomacy and Immigration

Eliza Margarita Bates and Cara Zwerling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Eliza Margarita Bates and Cara Zwerling

Over the course of this week, OffTheBus will be running a primer on some of the most important foreign policy issues the next president will face. Today, the primer looks at where Obama and McCain stand on international diplomacy and immigration.

Let's Stage a Non-Intervention

Alan Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alan Miller

The US and Europe's calls to intervene in Zimbabwe has far more to do with attempting to rehabilitate some sense of "good vs evil" than with empowering ordinary people to take control of their own lives.

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...

Fault Lines Emanating From Zimbabwe

Joe Lauria | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Lauria

The vetoed sanctions resolution against Zimbabwe at the Security Council has exposed international tensions that divide the West from Africa, Russia from the West and the US from South Africa.

A Experts' Roundtable on Zimbabwe

Charlie Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charlie Rose

I recently spoke with four people who know Zimbabwe, which has been gripped in a power struggle. 2008-07-02-zimbabpull.jpg

No Armed Interventions in Zimbabwe

Amitai Etzioni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amitai Etzioni

The opposition to the government of Mugabe just called for the African nations to send peacekeepers to Zimbabwe. Given that there is no peace there, the troops are in effect called to impose one.

Zimbabwe President's Thugs Shout: "Let's Kill The Baby"

Times of London | Christina Lamb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A baby boy had both legs broken by supporters of President Robert Mugabe to punish his father for being an opposition councillor in Zimbabwe. Blessin...

Robert Mugabe and the Downfall of Liberal Interventionism

Simon Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Simon Jenkins

Though Mugabe is hardly the worst dictator in the world, he is regarded as "our" dictator and therefore our business. The public asks "what is to be done about him?" Prudence tells us please to shut up.

Zimbabwe: A Question for Obama (and McCain) that Won't Wait [Updated]

Michael Goldfarb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Goldfarb

What I am asking is whether Barack Obama will use his rapidly growing international credibility and speak out against the cruelties perpetrated by Mugabe and his henchman.

Zimbabwe Government Militias Kill, Mutilate Four Opposition Youth Activists

London Times | Jan Raath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The murderous violence being driven by President Robert Mugabe's militias reached new levels today with the killing and mutilation of four young men, ...

The Estimated Cost of Human Life in Zimbabwe is Four Dollars!

Michealene Cristini Risley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michealene Cristini Risley

The state-backed violence has reached a pinnacle in rural areas. Mugabe and his allies think the rural vote will decide the octogenarian's grip on power.

Mugabe Clinging To Power Despite Zimbabwe Opposition Victory

The Guardian | Chris McGreal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Robert Mugabe was desperately attempting to cling to power tonight despite his clear defeat in Zimbabwe's presidential election by blocking the electo...