A US ambassador's visit teaches my son a lesson in what diplomats do – sort of.
Iran has guns and expertise. Zimbabwe has uranium and diamonds. Both are international pariahs. It's a heaven-made match in a world of crushing international sanctions.
The last six of 45 Zimbabwean detainees arrested last month for watching a video about the Egypt and Tunisia uprisings were released on bail today.
03/17/2011 05:27 pm
Zimbabwean migrant workers in South Africa who head home every Christmas are joined this year by thousands who need to leave the country to renew their asylum status.
12/10/2010 02:36 pm
As political stalemate deepens, a school for the hearing-impaired in an impoverished township shows what's possible.
01/11/2010 05:04 pm
After years of hyperinflation in Zimbabwe, the $6 confection is a store-bought miracle.
09/24/2009 01:00 am
As the rainy season approaches, the root cause of last year's outbreak – a lack of clean water – is not being addressed by the government.
08/23/2009 01:00 am
The African Union is expected to discuss the issue in Egypt Monday, one day after Mugabe declared a 'sweeping victory' in Friday's presidential runoff, which was widely condemned as a sham.
06/30/2008 01:00 am
The second round of presidential voting was marked by violence and intimidation. Voters could vote only for President Mugabe.
06/27/2008 01:00 am