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Zimbabwe

Aug 1, 2013 — Morgan Tsvangirai, the leader of Zimbabwe's opposition and the main challenger to President Robert Mugabe, says Wednesday's voting was rigged in favor of the ruling party.
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Jul 28, 2013 — Before they came to power, Mandela and Mugabe had remarkably similar lives. But then their fortunes diverged, with Mandela becoming a global icon and Mugabe presiding over a country that has been in decline.
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Feb 1, 2013 — Zimbabwe needs help to finance this year's national elections; it could find more money for citizens by partially nationalizing foreign banks.
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May 25, 2012 — UN human rights chief Navi Pillay called on the international community to suspend sanctions on Zimbabwe. She says daily life has become dire for poor Zimbabweans who are dying in greater numbers from lack of medical care or diseases.
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Mar 14, 2012 — Zimbabwe's finance minister warns the country is short of cash and can't afford to hold both a presidential election and a vote on a new constitution.
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Dec 9, 2008 — Groups of former heads of state and distinguished world citizens, known as the Elders (we've had several members of the group on the program before), issued a major cry for help on behalf of Zimbabwe.
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Jun 30, 2008 — An unsurprising victory in Zimbabwe.
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Jun 24, 2008 — "You don't look gay" or "You speak so well. No one would even know you're black." ...
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Jun 24, 2008 — As international criticism mounts, Robert Mugabe remains defiant in Zimbabwe. Given the violence, what should other countries do?
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Apr 3, 2008 — A new chapter for Zimbabwe?
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