Zimbabwe President Says 'No To Whites' Owning Land

World | Chuck Ross
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe addresses supporters during celebrations to mark his 90th birthday in Marondera

‘Don’t be to kind to white farmers’

Most ridiculous dictator palaces

Entertainment | Laurel Conrad

It’s nice to know that after a long day of domination, dictators can return home to these lavish palaces

Susan Rice, likely NSC head, had string of failures in Africa before Benghazi

Politics | Charles C. Johnson
Susan Rice. Spencer Platt/Getty Images.

Likely NSC head had poor performance in Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Zimbabwe

Did Amanpour wish reviled Zimbabwean dictator 'happy birthday?' [UPDATE: Amanpour responds]

World | Jeff Poor
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Robert Mugabe would really appreciate a $300 gift card — not for himself, but his collapsing country’s treasury

African despot named tourism mascot - TheDC

World | Stephen Elliott
Zimbabwe Mugabe
Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe named UN international envoy for tourism

Mugabe's martyrdom of Zimbabwe - TheDC

World | Jamie Weinstein

War correspondent Peter Godwin discusses his new book ‘The Fear’ and how Robert Mugabe raped his country

TheDC's Jamie Weinstein: Offer Gaddafi safe transfer to Zimbabwe - TheDC

World | Jamie Weinstein

In exchange for an end to bloodshed, U.S. should offer Gaddafi safe transfer to some dictatorial fiefdom, no matter how unpalatable the thought

China censors, paints Egyptian protests as the result of that crazy Western style democracy - AP

World | admin

Newspapers can only publish accounts of the protests from the official Xinhua News Service

Zimbabwe art exhibit ban rouses memories of the nation's troubled past - NYT

World | interns

The government banned an art exhibit in Zimbabwe’s National Gallery and charged the artist with insulting President Robert Mugabe for graphic depictions of the atrocities committed during the early years of his rule

Zimbabwe's Mugabe: Party ready to regain dominance - AP

Business | admin

Mugabe has called for national elections next year to bring an end to the shaky two-year coalition with Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai

Icelandic leader in milestone gay marriage - AP

World | admin

Fellow Nordic nations hardly noticed when 67-year-old Johanna Sigurdardottir tied the knot with her longtime partner — a milestone that would still, despite advances in gay rights, be all but inconceivable elsewhere.

Mugabe sending 'Ark' to North Korea - The Guardian

World | interns

The Zimbabwean president will send a modern-day ark – containing pairs of giraffes, zebras, baby elephants and other wild animals taken from a national park – to a zoo in North Korea

Robert Mugabe--of all people, urges nonviolence - CNN

World | interns

President Robert Mugabe denounced violence and urged Zimbabweans to focus on rebuilding the country in a speech that marked the nation’s 30 years of independence from Britain

Zimbabwe's Mugabe closes in on last white farmers - The Times of London

World | Jeff Winkler (admin)

For Ray Finaughty, the dream of farming Africa’s rich soil has ended as the campaign to drive Zimbabwe’s white farmers from their land enters its final stage. One by one the last white farmers are being beaten into submission. Four more had their farms seized by marauding gangs last week