WorldViews: Zimbabwe


Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 02/21/2014

On Robert Mugabe’s 90th birthday, here are his 9 most memorable quotes

Zimbabwe’s president is known for his sharp tongue.

By Adam Taylor  |  04:22 PM ET, 02/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Africa, Robert Mugabe, Robert Mugabe Birthday, Robert Mugabe Quotes, Zimbabwe

Posted at 04:39 PM ET, 08/01/2013

How bad is Robert Mugabe? The answer, in three scathing paragraphs

Little has changed since this 2002 New Yorker profile of the Zimbabwean leader.

By Max Fisher  |  04:39 PM ET, 08/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 07/30/2013

This is my new favorite Robert Mugabe quote

Aging autocrats are often eccentric, charming and paranoid, but rarely all three at once.

By Max Fisher  |  03:15 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 07/25/2013

Mugabe says of Obama's gay rights push, 'We ask, was he born out of homosexuality?'

The African leader often criticizes homosexuality or other perceived enemies to gin up populist support.

By Max Fisher  |  04:44 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 07/23/2013

A very funny video explains Zimbabwe's election 'chaos' in under two minutes

It's an important story, but it's OK if you haven't been following it. We've got you covered.

By Max Fisher  |  02:21 PM ET, 07/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 07/11/2013

A hospital in Zimbabwe charged women $5 for each scream during childbirth

If that doesn't sound like much, consider that average annual income is about $150 in the country.

By Max Fisher  |  02:51 PM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 11/05/2012

Zimbabwe might delay elections because it cant afford them

But authoritarian Robert Mugabe is eager for a vote. Welcome to Zimbabwean politics.

By Max Fisher  |  04:15 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Africa, Zimbabwe

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 02/29/2012

In Zimbabwe and Thailand, lese-majeste alive and well on leaders’ birthdays

Insulting the Zimbabwe president and Thai king on their birthdays lands two men in hot water.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:49 AM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Zimbabwe, Thailand, lese majeste

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 11/30/2011

Mugabe’s youth militia not amused by Nando’s dead dictators ad

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe’s youth militia has seen restaurant chain Nando’s new “last dictator standing” ad, and they are not amused.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  12:39 PM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, Chipangano, Nando's, ads