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Everything you'd expect to find in the office of a senior official in Zimbabwe's ruling party was there: the dominating portrait of President Robert Mugabe, the yellowing photos of liberation martyrs and heroes. The only discordant note was in the words...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterJane 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...
From a Times Staff WriterMufakose, 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...
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...
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....
As Zimbabwe's president, Robert Mugabe, presides over what might be the most rapid disintegration yet of a modern nation-state, it has become de rigueur for journalists, politicians and academics to offer what has become a near-universal analysis: Mugabe,...
Can monsters be deterred? Or are the people who commit the most unthinkable crimes against humanity — mass murder, torture, genocide — so hell-bent on evil that the normal considerations of common criminals, such as fear of being caught, don't apply? If...
Tags: Hate Crimes, Heart Attack, Genocide, Diplomacy, War Crimes
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...
++++++++++++++++++++ || || ++++++++++++++++++++ In early may, just a month before the Hamas takeover of the Gaza Strip, South African Minister of Intelligence Ronnie Kasrils paid a visit to Ismail Haniyeh, the Hamas leader and erstwhile Palestinian...
Tags: Communist Party of China, Vietnam, Diplomacy, Racism, Democracy
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...
Bloomberg NewsRobert Mugabe began life as a shy, bookish boy whose deeply Catholic mother said he was bound for greatness after his two older brothers died and his father, a carpenter, abandoned the family. Armed with steely self-discipline, Mugabe excelled at St....
Tags: Death, Tony Blair, Netherlands, Africa, Foreign Aid
JOSHUA KURLANTZICK is a visiting scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and author of "Charm Offensive: How China's Soft Power is Transforming the World."THE NORTH OF THAILAND remained little more than a collection of sleepy villages for decades. Today, the region resembles a burgeoning metropolis — a metropolis in China. With trade booming, it has become a way station for ships delivering Chinese...
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