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  • World leaders

    World leaders George Habash, 82; founder of Arab nationalism and architect of infamous airline hijackings in the 1960s and 1970s (Jan. 26) Suharto, 86; former dictator of Indonesia who ruled ruthlessly for 32 years (Jan. 27) Dan Shomron, 70; former...
  • Madonna entra a la escena electoral con mensaje político

    Madonna entra a la escena electoral con mensaje político
    La cantante Madonna ingresó a la escena política estadunidense al mostrar en uno de sus más recientes videos la imagen del aspirante presidencial republicano John McCain junto a Adolfo Hitler y Robert Mugabe, de Zimbawe. Read full story>>
  • 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...
  • Zimbabwe may shatter, but Mugabe holds firm

    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...
  • 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...
  • In Zimbabwe's theater of fear, dissent plays on

    The stage was a small room in the Harare Central Police Station. The audience, about 20 bored policemen and plainclothes intelligence officers. The two actors were shaking, not with stage fright but the real thing. Anthony Tongani stammered and forgot...
  • Lining up for loaves and life

    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...
  • Zimbabweans flood South Africa, where compassion has ebbed.

    The two men stared at each other for a long moment, captor and captive: a white game farmer named Andre Nienaber, with mirrored sunglasses, neatly pressed khaki clothes and an aura of military precision; and a 16-year-old Zimbabwean orphan named Peter...
  • He can get it for you fast

    Kuda Shumba goes at one speed: fast. He prides himself on being able to get hold of almost anything, and he's open for business day or night. That's what it takes to be one of Zimbabwe's black-market cowboys. Shumba spends his days on a motorbike...
  • An economic noose tightens in Zimbabwe

    He has lost his export customers, struggled with power cuts and shortages of foreign currency and raw materials. He has raised prices several times a month to keep up with hyperinflation. He has shrugged off government inspectors angling for bribes....
  • Odyssey through a sad land

    We are puttering along in an ancient pickup with no brakes to speak of, dodging the potholes. Every bolt seems to groan with effort, but Max Mkandla says the car is doing well. He speaks rather like a proud father discussing his brightest child. "I'm...