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  • Man wins title in ugliest competition

    Man wins title in ugliest competition
    As if the world is not ugly enough, the highly disturbed people of Zimbabwe, the former Rhodesia, hold a contest each year to choose the country`s ugliest man. This year`s winner is 38-year-old William Masvinu, like you`re seriously going to remember his...
  • Crocodile Bungee: Woman's Cord Snaps Over Croc-Infested Waters (VIDEO)

    Crocodile Bungee: Woman's Cord Snaps Over Croc-Infested Waters (VIDEO)
    ZIMBABWE -- An Australian tourist somehow managed to survive an adventure gone terribly wrong, when her bungee cord snapped over crocodile-infested waters. She fell 111-meters into the Zambezi River in Zimbabwe, Africa. The woman was sucked downstream,...
  • Crocodile Bungee: Woman's bungee cord breaks in Zimbabwe

    Crocodile Bungee: Woman's bungee cord breaks in Zimbabwe
    A bungee cord snaps, sending a 22 year old girl plunging into a crocodile infested river.  And it gets worse.  But ... (spoiler) there is a happy ending!
  • Helen Suzman dies at 91; South African anti-apartheid leader

    Helen Suzman dies at 91; South African anti-apartheid leader
    Helen Suzman, an anti-apartheid activist and former longtime opposition leader in South Africa's parliament who was one of the few white elected officials to win the trust and respect of the country's black majority, died Thursday. She was 91. Suzman,...
  • Archive story: Mugabe foe beaten, group says

    Zimbabwe's main opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, was severely beaten Sunday by police after being arrested on his way to an anti-government protest rally, opposition movement members said. Tsvangirai and at least 120 members of the Movement for...
  • In Zimbabwe, the hunters are now the hunted

    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....
  • White couple, black man battle for claim to South Africa farm

    White couple, black man battle for claim to South Africa farm
    Like so many corporate executives, Ed Meyer dreamed of retiring to the countryside. And so, seven years ago, he and his wife, Sally, left Cape Town to settle on the 3,500-acre ranch that had been in Ed's family since 1916. It's not hard to see what...
  • Queuing for crumbs in a Zimbabwe bread line

    Queuing for crumbs in a Zimbabwe bread line
    We have been waiting for bread for nearly two hours in a rubbish-strewn lane behind a supermarket. It is midmorning, the sun already blazing down on the 50 or so people in line, when three policemen stroll to the front. A low rumble of discontent rolls...
  • Mugabe seems as ensconced as ever

    Mugabe seems as ensconced as ever
    The two stuffed lions flanked Robert Mugabe like a couple of eczema- ridden dogs, but the Zimbabwean president seemed delighted by the effect. "Are you afraid?" he taunted foreign journalists after his party's resounding victory in 2005 parliamentary...
  • Demolishing Zimbabwe's education system teacher by teacher

    Demolishing Zimbabwe's education system teacher by teacher
    Mufakose, 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...
  • Corruption fuels hunger in Zimbabwe

    Jane 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...
  • He can get it for you fast

    Kuda Shumba goes at one speed: fast. He prides himself on being able to get hold of almost anything, and he's open for business day or night. That's what it takes to be one of Zimbabwe's black-market cowboys. Shumba spends his days on a motorbike...