| Aug 14, 2014
| 9:01 AM
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe have named teenage all-rounder Luke Jongwe in their one-day international squad for the three-match series against South Africa in Bulawayo starting on Sunday.
The 19-year-old has only played eight List A limited overs matches...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 5:29 PM
The Obama administration erred on the side of inclusion in deciding which leaders to invite to its ambitious U.S.-Africa summit this week — at least in the view of human rights advocates.
The guest list featured some of Africa's nastiest tyrants,...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 2:42 PM
President Obama on Tuesday urged American businesses to build stronger ties with the emerging markets of Africa, suggesting that trade even with some troubled African nations might be in the best interests of both sides.
“It is the youngest and...
| May 28, 2014
| 1:38 PM
After months in southern Africa, former Rep. Mel Reynolds has returned to Chicago with dramatic stories of espionage, Zimbabwe jails, pornography charges, human rights violations and malaria.
And he blames the Chicago media for misreporting all of it....
| Mar 29, 2014
| 7:00 AM
BEIJING — When Ma Wenfeng was a boy, his father earned so little money growing wheat and corn that the family mainly ate mantou, a steamed bread that is a staple of the poor. The last thing he would have dreamed of was becoming a farmer.
Now it is...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:00 PM
A well-known South Side activist and restaurateur pleaded guilty Friday to violating federal law by lobbying on behalf of the violent and oppressive regime of Zimbabwe’s longtime president in spite of U.S. economic sanctions.
Prince Asiel Ben...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Former congressman Mel Reynolds pleaded not guilty today to charges of possessing pornographic images and videos, two days after his arrest at a hotel in Zimbabwe.
The state-owned newspaper The Herald reported that Reynolds was found with pornography...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 4:40 AM
Former U.S. congressman Mel Reynolds was deported from Zimbabwe on Sunday after he pleaded guilty to staying in the southern African country on an expired visa, a senior immigration official said Monday.
Reynolds, 62, was arrested at a Harare hotel last...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Many visitors to Hawaii hit just one or two islands, but Insight Vacations has a 12-day tour that explores the Big Island of Hawaii as well as Maui, Oahu and Kauai. An in-depth tour of Pearl Harbor is on the itinerary, of course, as well as private hula...
| Nov 18, 2013
When Doris Lessing learned she had been chosen as the 2007 Nobel laureate in literature, her response was something less than joyous.
"I can't say I'm overwhelmed with surprise," she told reporters outside her London home as she emerged from a cab...
| Jan 19, 2014
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