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Top Zimbabwe Articles

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  • Director Michael Bassett rocks 'Strike Back'

    Director Michael Bassett rocks 'Strike Back'
    Director Michael Bassett loves to blow stuff up. That's why Cinemax's "Strike Back" was the perfect choice for his first TV directing gig. "I blow up an ambulance and it's one of the biggest indoor explosions I've ever seen," Bassett told me at San Diego...
  • Painting a brighter future for Baltimore street corner

    Painting a brighter future for Baltimore street corner
    Not so long ago, a dilapidated house stood on the corner of Jenifer Avenue and 30th Street in Baltimore's Montebello community, a magnet for drug users and dealers. But now the house has been torn down, and a mural is planned that will fill the space...
  • Tackling human rights

    Tackling human rights
    Atrocity in Cambodia. Devastation in New Orleans. Revolution in the Middle East. The Chicago office of Human Rights Watch recently started a book club to get people to engage in discussion about places and countries such as these where the international...
  • Man wanted in Labor Day weekend shootings, arson arrested in Boone County

    Man wanted in Labor Day weekend shootings, arson arrested in Boone County
    Police arrested a man wanted in connection with multiple shootings and an arson on Labor Day weekend. Boone County deputies arrested 49-year-old Balagoon Sankofa aka Harold Bishop aka Zimbabwe Sancoffe Wednesday after a farmer called police about a...
  • Feeling the human cost of colonialism in 'The Convert'

    Feeling the human cost of colonialism in 'The Convert'
    When Jekesai, the young African woman at the core of the intense and deeply affecting new play by Danai Gurira, first arrives at the home of Chilford, the catechist who'll change her life, she sniffs his floor. In this part of southern Africa, the part...
  • Mike Campbell dies at 78; white Zimbabwean challenged seizure of lands

    Mike Campbell dies at 78; white Zimbabwean challenged seizure of lands
    Mike Campbell, the white Zimbabwean farmer who won a landmark case in southern Africa's highest court challenging the seizure of his farm by President Robert Mugabe's government, died Wednesday. He was 78. Campbell, whose family said he died of...
  • H.H. Brookins dies at 86; pastor was influential black leader

    H.H. Brookins dies at 86; pastor was influential black leader
    The Rev. Hamel Hartford Brookins, an influential bishop and former pastor of the First African Methodist Episcopal Church of Los Angeles who became a political power broker, civil rights leader and mentor to former Mayor Tom Bradley, the Rev. Jesse...
  • Zimbabwe activists fined for watching Arab Spring video

     
    Munyaradzi Gwisai was sentenced to pay $500 and serve 420 hours of community service when a Zimbabwe court handed down its decision Wednesday. So were five other Zimbabwean activists. What landed them in court? Watching a video of the Arab Spring...
  • Zimbabwe officials brush off rumors of Mugabe illness

     
    Zimbabwe officials brushed off reports that President Robert Mugabe was gravely ill on Tuesday, as a lengthy trip to Singapore stirred up rumors that he was fighting off death abroad....
  • Monster Mash: New York man loses $1.35-million Corot painting; Zimbabwe censors visual artist

     
    -- Major blunder: A New York man is being sued by his partner for losing a $1.35-million Corot painting, pictured at right, during a bender. (New York Daily News) -- Artistic censorship: The government of Zimbabwe has banned the works......
  • Zimbabwe's rhinos are the targets of poachers with advanced technology

     
    HARARE, Zimbabwe — Poachers are using aircraft to hunt and kill rhinoceros, Zimbabwe's wildlife chief said Tuesday, as demand in Asia for their horns' supposed medicinal benefits grows. Seven endangered rhinos were killed in southern Zimbabwe from early...