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  • President Mugabe of Zimbabwe tells defeated rivals: "Go hang"

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — It was vintage Robert Mugabe. The Zimbabwean president, famous for his acerbic tongue, told defeated election rivals on Monday to commit suicide, declaring that they could "go hang." Mugabe and his ZANU-PF party won...
  • Zimbabwe leader Mugabe sworn in for seventh term; decries West, gays

    PRETORIA -- Robert Mugabe was sworn in Thursday for another five-year term as the president of Zimbabwe, despite allegations from political opponents and Western states that the election was rigged. The 89-year-old, who has ruled the country since its...
  • On stage and in memory, oppression of the past still haunts Zimbabwe [Commentary]

    Earlier this year, I saw a powerful play set in Zimbabwe in the 1890s (when it was called Rhodesia) that brought back some disturbing memories of my visit there about 15 years ago. "The Convert," the first in a trilogy being written by Zimbabwean award-...
  • Erdogan wrecking Turkey's image as model democracy, critics say

    The violence racking Turkey over the last five days hasn't been about saving a few trees in densely developed Istanbul. By the hundreds of thousands, Turks have been venting a decadelong accumulation of resentments over what they regard as Prime...
  • 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...
  • El mundo rinde homenaje a Mandela en su funeral

    El mundo rinde homenaje a Mandela en su funeral
    Los líderes mundiales, desde el presidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, al líder cubano Raúl Castro, rendirán homenaje a Nelson Mandela en su funeral el martes en Sudáfrica, en el que se recordará su legado de acercar a los enemigos superando...
  • African views on Mandela vary by country [Commentary]

    African views on Mandela vary by country  [Commentary]
    Africa is a continent, not a country. However, most of the world refers to Africa as one collective, with little attention paid toward borders; a practice most Africans resent. And it has never been quite as prevalent as in the last few days since...
  • Ex-Illinois congressman Mel Reynolds arrested in Zimbabwe

    Ex-Illinois congressman Mel Reynolds arrested in Zimbabwe
    Less than a year after disgraced former Rep. Mel Reynolds ran a failed bid for Congress under the slogan of “redemption,” the convicted sex offender is again facing allegations of sexual misconduct, this time in Zimbabwe, according to...
  • Ex-Illinois Congressman Mel Reynolds reportedly arrested in Zimbabwe

    Mel Reynolds, a former congressman from Illinois, was arrested in Zimbabwe after he was accused of immigration violations and allegedly found in possession of pornography, state media reported Tuesday. Reynolds, who resigned from Congress when he was...
  • Ex-Rep. Reynolds denies pornography charges in Zimbabwe

    Ex-Rep. Reynolds denies pornography charges in Zimbabwe
    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...
  • 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...