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Zimbabwe

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Top Zimbabwe Articles

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  • Zimbabweans flood South Africa, where compassion has ebbed.

    The two men stared at each other for a long moment, captor and captive: a white game farmer named Andre Nienaber, with mirrored sunglasses, neatly pressed khaki clothes and an aura of military precision; and a 16-year-old Zimbabwean orphan named Peter...
  • An economic noose tightens in Zimbabwe

    He has lost his export customers, struggled with power cuts and shortages of foreign currency and raw materials. He has raised prices several times a month to keep up with hyperinflation. He has shrugged off government inspectors angling for bribes....
  • In Zimbabwe, even loyalists are disloyal

    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...
  • Day of the dollar: A global connection

    Men in rubber boots are swinging axes in the ice mist of the Tsukiji fish market. Frozen tuna skitters and slides across the warehouse floor, white slabs looking nothing like the delicate red flesh that will be sliced and rolled onto pretty plates in...
  • Monster Mash: New York man loses $1.35-million Corot painting; Zimbabwe censors visual artist

     
    -- Major blunder: A New York man is being sued by his partner for losing a $1.35-million Corot painting, pictured at right, during a bender. (New York Daily News) -- Artistic censorship: The government of Zimbabwe has banned the works......
  • America isn't over

    A few weeks ago, I went into a Barnes & Noble and noticed a prominent new display -- the "BRIC" table, piled high with books detailing the irresistible rise of Brazil, Russia, India and China. Nearby, another shelf sagged under the weight of more than...
  • Educator, 85, created Fry Readability Graph

    Educator, author and environmentalist Edward Fry died in his Laguna Beach home Sept. 2, surrounded by his family. He was 85. "He lost his battle with leukemia, but we all know how he loved life," his wife, Cathy, wrote friends. "He especially loved...
  • Foreign government tourist offices

    For tourist information on selected foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. mission or...
  • 'We die lying to ourselves'

    Thandiwe Mwandla can't give her sugar cane away these days, much less sell it. The same goes for her sweet bananas and corn and the hard little peaches that grow in her garden. The fruit has AIDS, people say. Switching from farmer to tailor, Mwandla, 45,...
  • Foreign government tour offices

    For tourist information on select foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the country's U.N. mission or delegation. Anguilla: Anguilla Tourist...