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Murder and Militant Songs Betray Mandela's Legacy
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

As millions of Christians celebrated Easter this past weekend, their celebrations were interrupted by events in South Africa and Zimbabwe that reinforced the relevance of the message of Easter for ...

Circling Jericho in Zimbabwe?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

There seems to be a consistent political pattern emerging in Zimbabwe: first, there will be a violation of the unity agreement by ZANU (PF), followed by challenge by opposition parties with threat ...

Regional Leaders Take More Confrontational Approach to Zimbabwe's Crisis
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

Over a week has passed after the partial withdrawal of the opposition party (MDC) from the unity government. Over a week has passed after the partial withdrawal of the opposition ...

Danger and Opportunity in Zimbabwe
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

The Chinese symbol for crisis can mean either danger or opportunity. The Chinese symbol for crisis can mean either danger or opportunity. This weekend's announcement by the o ...

'Grace to Heal': Deconstructing the Culture of Violence in Zimbabwe
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

The government of Zimbabwe, in a groundbreaking move, dedicated this past weekend to renouncing political violence and promoting national healing. The government of Zimbabwe, in a ...

What Change Can Tsvangirai Bring to Zimbabwe?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:17am | Type: Blog

Feb. 11, 1990, marked the wondrous day that Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was released from prison. Feb. 11, 1990, marked the wondrous day that Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was released ...

Power Struggles Continue in Zimbabwe and South Africa
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

"When two elephants fight it is the grass that suffers." - African proverb</p> "When two elephants fight it is the grass that suffers." - African proverb ...

Zimbabwe's Leaders Sign Compromise Agreement
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

<blockquote style="margin-right: 0px" dir="ltr"><p align="left">The agreement we sign today is a product of painful compromise. The agr ...

Cakes, Crumbs, and Surprises in Zimbabwe
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:17pm | Type: Blog

The "cake" vs. "crumbs" power-sharing struggle continues in Zimbabwe. The "cake" vs. "crumbs" power-sharing struggle continues in Zimbabwe. ...

Power-Sharing in Zimbabwe
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:18pm | Type: Blog

It is Tuesday, August 12, and the leaders of the political parties are still locked in talks of power sharing -- it was expected that a deal would be struck on Sunday, but to no avail, so the talks ...

Slicing the Cake of Power in Zimbabwe
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:18pm | Type: Blog

The latest development on talks between the opposition party -- the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) -- and ZANU-PF President Robert Mugabe is that they have produced a 50-page document as a wa ...