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  • Jury may be deadlocked on one of three counts in Zimbabwe lobbying trial

    Jury may be deadlocked on one of three counts in Zimbabwe lobbying trial
    A federal jury deciding the fate a South Side man charged with illegally lobbying on behalf of top Zimbabwe government officials will return for a third day of deliberations Friday after indicating they may be deadlocked on one of three counts. C....
  • Judge denies mistrial after dismissing African-American juror in Zimbabwe trial

    Judge denies mistrial after dismissing African-American juror in Zimbabwe trial
    Lawyers for a South Side activist accused of illegally lobbying on behalf of the oppressive regime in Zimbabwe asked for a mistrial today after a federal judge dismissed one of the only African Americans on the jury because of a scheduling conflict. The...
  • State Sen. Trotter denies approving letters to top Zimbabwe officials

    State Sen. Trotter denies approving letters to top Zimbabwe officials
    State Sen. Donne Trotter testified in federal court Thursday that he never authorized a South Side man to sign letters on his behalf promising top Zimbabwe officials that he would lobby President Barack Obama to end U.S. sanctions against the African...
  • Lawyers in lobbying case seek to depose Zimbabwe president

    Lawyers in lobbying case seek to depose Zimbabwe president
    Lawyers for a Chicago man charged with illegally lobbying on behalf of the violent and oppressive regime of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe are asking a federal judge for permission to take a videotaped deposition of Mugabe when he’s in New York...
  • Man accused of illegally lobbying says Biden meeting led him to think activities legal

    Man accused of illegally lobbying says Biden meeting led him to think activities legal
    A Chicago man charged with illegally lobbying on behalf of the violent and oppressive regime of Zimbabwe’s longtime president alleged today in a court filing that a 2006 Capitol Hill meeting between a senior Zimbabwean official, then-U.S. Sen....
  • Lawyers want to question Trotter about alleged $2,000 cash payoff

    Lawyers want to question Trotter about alleged $2,000 cash payoff
    Lawyers for a Chicago man charged with illegally lobbying on behalf of the oppressive regime in Zimbabwe want to cross-examine Illinois state Sen. Donne Trotter about a cash bribe that was allegedly passed to him as part of an undercover FBI sting five...
  • Mel Reynolds back in Chicago, rips media for misreporting ordeal

     Mel Reynolds back in Chicago, rips media for misreporting ordeal
    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....
  • Activist gets prison time in Zimbabwe-lobbying case

    Activist gets prison time in Zimbabwe-lobbying case
    A well-known South Side activist and restaurateur was sentenced to seven months in prison today for 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....
  • Ebola crisis alters agenda for African summit in Washington

    Ebola crisis alters agenda for African summit in Washington
    With about 50 African leaders coming to town for a summit and massive gala dinner at the White House this week, the Obama administration had to adjust for a last-minute party spoiler: the deadly Ebola virus. Two West African heads of state, Nobel...
  • President Obama's troubling dinner party

    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,...
  • The road not taken by Mandela

    The road not taken by Mandela
    A black activist who went to prison for opposing a white supremacist government, only to end white rule and become leader of the nation? That's the inspiring story of Nelson Mandela. It's also the ignoble one of Robert Mugabe, whose terrible example in...