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By James A. Lyons Jr.
The president has shifted alliance from friend to enemy
Topic - Robert Mugabe
A top Chinese defense official has accused Washington of being the mastermind behind a conspiracy to deprive Africa of peace and prosperity, and lauded anti-West dictators.
China is set to establish military bases in key spots of Africa, directly challenging the military presence of the U.S. and the European Union.
Thirty-six of 51 New York City Council members shunned a 2002 event honoring Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, expressing concern with the leader's despotic ways and worrying their attendance might be spun as an endorsement of his torturing of political rivals. But not Democrat Bill de Blasio.
Zimbabwe's longtime President Robert Mugabe won 61 percent of the presidential vote, trailed by opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai at 33 percent, election officials announced Saturday
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has unleashed brutal attacks on political rivals, executed rampant violations of human rights and crippled the economy during the 33 years of his autocratic regime. On Wednesday, he will ask his countrymen to give him one more term in office.
Zimbabwe's state-owned newspaper was effusive praising U.S. Ambassador David Bruce Wharton after he expressed kind words for President Robert Mugabe, the longtime authoritarian ruler who tortures opponents and brutalizes civil rights activists.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe signed into law on Wednesday a constitution that scales back government powers, including those currently enjoyed by his own office.
Pope Francis urged leaders from more than 130 countries to "open a horizon of hope" as he celebrated his first Mass on Tuesday as the leader of the world's 1.2 billion Roman Catholics. Thousands thronged St. Peter's Square to cheer the new pontiff.
The U.S. ambassador in Zimbabwe fears the troubled southern African nation will face another stolen election this year because the ruling party appears to have no desire to allow a free and fair vote.
A Zimbabwean court has ordered a breakaway Anglican bishop to return church property he seized after his excommunication in 2007.
At least $2 billion worth of diamonds have been stolen from Zimbabwe's eastern diamond fields and have enriched President Robert Mugabe's ruling circle, international gem dealers and criminals, according to an organization leading the campaign against conflict diamonds.
JOHANNESBURG | Speculation about the failing health of Zimbabwe's president has dominated local newspapers for weeks, raising questions about who would succeed the 88-year-old dictator.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe wound up a week of celebrations marking his 88th birthday over the weekend with a lavish gathering, where he urged the nation's youths to shun Western values, homosexuality and greed.
Anglican bishops are receiving death threats, and one worshipper who refused to follow an excommunicated leader was killed, according to a document viewed by the Associated Press that the worldwide head of the Anglican church gave to the country's longtime ruler.
"As long as he carries on doing that, I will kick him out of the country," Mr. Mugabe said of Mr. McGee, a Vietnam War veteran. "I don't care if he fought in Vietnam. This is Zimbabwe, not an extension of America."
"You saw the joy the British had, the Americans had, you saw them celebrating as if Zimbabweans are an extension of Britain and America," Mr. Mugabe said yesterday.