Posts Tagged ‘zimbabwe’

Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe’s prime minister, who entered into a power-sharing agreement with President Robert Mugabe more than 100 days ago, spoke at his political party’s annual convention last week, stating his party, Movement for Democratic Change, has not yet moved democracy forward in the country that was once one of Africa’s most prosperous. Many citizens […]

  Zimbabwean Prime Minister Tsvangirai’s wife was killed in a car wreck last month and now his four-year-old grandson, Shaun, has drowned in the prime minister’s swimming pool. The boy is the son of the PM’s second son, Garikai, who lives in Canada. He was home in Zimbabwe mourning the death of his mother. Our […]

According to the New York Times, nearly 4,000 asylum-seeking immigrants, mostly Zimbabweans, who crossed a violent river to escape their own country, have been evicted by the South African government from an open-air athletic field, the Showgrounds, in South Africa’s border city Musina, for “unhygienic” reasons. Supposedly, the homeless immigrants can apply for three-month asylum permits […]