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  • Corruption fuels hunger in Zimbabwe

    Jane Sibanda waits until the hunger claws her insides and she is so dizzy from lack of food that she can barely stand it. Then, ashamed, the 70-year-old forces herself to beg for food from other villagers, who themselves are close to starving. "I take a...
  • Demolishing Zimbabwe's education system teacher by teacher

    Demolishing Zimbabwe's education system teacher by teacher
    Mufakose, Zimbabwe The first to go was the English teacher. Six months later, the commerce teacher followed. The next year, 2005, the trickle turned into an exodus. By 2007, the departures from Mufakose 3 High School were like bricks in a collapsing...
  • Queuing for crumbs in a Zimbabwe bread line

    Queuing for crumbs in a Zimbabwe bread line
    We have been waiting for bread for nearly two hours in a rubbish-strewn lane behind a supermarket. It is midmorning, the sun already blazing down on the 50 or so people in line, when three policemen stroll to the front. A low rumble of discontent rolls...
  • Mugabe seems as ensconced as ever

    Mugabe seems as ensconced as ever
    The two stuffed lions flanked Robert Mugabe like a couple of eczema- ridden dogs, but the Zimbabwean president seemed delighted by the effect. "Are you afraid?" he taunted foreign journalists after his party's resounding victory in 2005 parliamentary...
  • Archive story: Mugabe foe beaten, group says

    Zimbabwe's main opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, was severely beaten Sunday by police after being arrested on his way to an anti-government protest rally, opposition movement members said. Tsvangirai and at least 120 members of the Movement for...
  • In Zimbabwe, the hunters are now the hunted

    The "green bomber" dropped into Club M5 the other day to get a bottle of Lion beer to go, but he wasn't fast enough. Right away he was surrounded by five members of the opposition, people he used to beat up, in a township bar where he used to be king....
  • Zimbabwe, through South Africa

    Zimbabwe, through South Africa
    In one of his most strongly worded statements directed at the government of Zimbabwe to date, President Bush recently joined a chorus of international leaders and statesmen in calling for its monstrous president, Robert Mugabe, to step down. As he has...
  • Jacob Zuma: South Africa's enigma

    Jacob Zuma: South Africa's enigma
    Jacob Zuma, the man destined to become South Africa's president after his African National Congress party swept national elections this week, is a polygamist, a former communist revolutionary with little formal education, an alleged taker of lavish bribes...
  • Times' Paul Pringle wins George Polk Award for SEIU stories

    Times' Paul Pringle wins George Polk Award for SEIU stories
    Los Angeles Times staff writer Paul Pringle has won a George Polk Award for investigative stories that "revealed potential corruption" in California's largest union local, it was announced today. In August, Pringle reported that a Los Angeles local of...
  • The Times' 2009 wish list

    The Times' 2009 wish list
    The fates were kind to The Times in 2008. OK, not the financial fates, what with our parent company's bankruptcy filing and all. But five of the 31 wishes we made last year at this time came true; that may not seem like an impressive record, but in the...
  • What to do with Fannie and Freddie?

    What to do with Fannie and Freddie?
    What's the right role and structure for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac? How about the Federal Housing Administration? Previously, Abromowitz and Mitchell discussed John McCain’s proposal for the government to buy bad mortgages, the biggest players in...