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  • BOOK REVIEW: What the African despot has done

    If tin pot dictatorships were the PGA, Robert Mugabe would be Tiger Woods; Col. Moammar Gadhafi would be a mere Phil Mickelson. It is somewhat ironic therefore, that Col. Gadhafi is under NATO and U.N. attack while Mr. Mugabe continues to terrorize Zimbabwe unhindered.


  • A human leg sticks out from a heap of other body parts at Monkey William Mine, about 110 miles from Zimbabwe's capital, Harare. "This is the extent of atrocities committed by the (Ian) Smith regime. They loot our resources and they close up the mine with our bodies," said Saviour Kasukuwere, the government minister of black empowerment. (Associated Press)

    Mass grave in Zimbabwe fuels political propaganda

    Hundreds of skeletons found in a remote mine shaft have brought a macabre thrust to election campaigning in Zimbabwe. But the presence of some corpses still with skin, hair and body fluids has raised doubts over claims that white colonial-era troops committed the massacres more than 30 years ago.


  • Zimbabwe launches Valentine's Day blood drive

    Zimbabwe launched a blood drive on Valentine's Day in an effort to ease dire shortages at the national blood bank.


  • Group: Baby deaths high in Zimbabwe gov't housing

    Human rights activists on Thursday called for an urgent investigation into the high death rate of babies in communities resettled by Zimbabwe's government after a widely condemned slum clearance drive.


  • US launches HIV testing program in Zimbabwe

    The United States launched a program in Zimbabwe Wednesday to encourage HIV testing, with the U.S. ambassador, local musicians, broadcast personalities and soccer stars taking tests to mark the occasion.


  • Pope Benedict XVI blesses the faithful as he arrives Sunday in St. Peter's Basilica to celebrate a mass at the Vatican. (Associated Press)

    Pope's condom remarks offer guarded hope for some believers

    Roman Catholic believers and leaders in parts of the world most stricken by AIDS drew hope from Pope Benedict XVI's recent comments on condoms, even if the Vatican took pains to explain that nothing has changed about its policy on contraception.


  • American  doctors, from left, Gregory Reinard, David Greenburg, Gloria Cox Cronwell and Anthony Eugene Jones appear at the magistrates courts in Harare, Zimbabwe Monday, Sept. 13, 2010. The four were  charged under Zimbabwean laws for practising medicine and selling drugs without a licence. They were released on bail after paying $200 each and could face a fine and deportation. The California church that sponsors their work says the church has been working in Zimbabwe for more than a decade and that this is the first time licensing questions have been raised. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

    Zimbabwe court frees on bail US health workers

    A Zimbabwean court on Monday freed on bail four Americans arrested and accused of treating AIDS patients without proper medical licenses.


  • Zimbabwe bars S.African pop group from performing

    A South African pop group known for its World Cup collaboration with Shakira has been barred from performing in neighboring Zimbabwe after releasing a video depicting President Robert Mugabe as a chicken, band members said Monday.


  • American doctors, from left, Gregory Reinard, David Greenburg, Gloria Cox Cronwell and Anthony Eugene Jones appear at the magistrates courts in Harare, Zimbabwe Monday, Sept. 13, 2010. The four, charged under Zimbabwean laws for practising medicine and selling drugs without a license, were released on bail after paying $200 each and could face a fine and deportation. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

    Zimbabwe court frees U.S. health workers on bail

    A Zimbabwean court on Monday freed on bail four Americans arrested and accused of treating AIDS patients without proper medical licenses.


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