Conflict in Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe has struggled for much of its nearly three decades of independence. Under one ruler since 1980, Zimbabwe now faces vast economic and class gaps and an inflation rate that tops 100,000 percent. Only recently has President Robert Mugabe allowed opposition parties to take part in elections, implementing a power-sharing agreement in the dawning days of 2009, though he has shown little sign of loosening his grip on the troubled, poverty-stricken country.
As the absolute head of state for all of Zimbabwe’s independence, much of the blame and ... read more »
Facing advanced age and strong opposition from both inside and out of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe has ... read more »
After 28 years under Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe now faces a host of threats to its stability and overall well-being, including human and political rights and health issues, from a cholera epidemic to widespread hunger.
The Association of Zimbabwe Journalists
details the challenges faced by proponents of a free press in Zimbabwe, including advocacy reports and articles about the life of journalists under Mugabe. The U.K.-based site was created to allow exiled Zimbabwean journalists a place to publish their stories.
The CATO Institute
offers a collection of studies and articles by Economist Steve Hanke, analyzing the history of the Zimbabwean economy and its decent into a deep hyperinflation over the years. The site includes podcasts, articles and video presentations exploring the volatile state of the Zimbabwe economy.
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