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Once a respected independence leader who called for “democratic rights,” Zimbabwe’s president became better known over the years as someone “who ruined his own country,” says a Zimbabwean journalist.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has struck a different tone than the president over a potential conflict with North Korea. Also, we look at the mood in Guam after threats from North Korea.
Paul Kagame will almost surely be re-elected on Friday. But the towering figure who brought order to the country also has instilled fear in those who might speak out against him.
Rwanda is pushing through a plan. The government says it’s about “dignity,” but the plan threatens trade with the U.S. and a central part of poor people’s lives.
NPR’s Eyder Peralta was recently jailed in South Sudan as he tried to report on the war-torn country. He talks about his experience, and the country’s ongoing civil war.
People fleeing South Sudan’s brutal civil war have streamed across the border to Uganda, where the Bidi Bidi camp now hosts more than 270,000 people. It’s become the biggest refugee camp in the world.
With the stroke of a pen, the new U.S. president threw thousands of lives into disarray. At the Dadaab camp in Kenya, people who have been in the resettlement process for years were at a loss.
In a television program, he told the president that he had to have $8 in his pocket every day to pay off the police — or face traffic tickets and towing.
They went on strike a month ago, asking for a raise and better training and equipment. So far the government hasn’t met their demands.
The Army Corps of Engineers says it’s denying a permit for building the oil pipeline right above the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. The move comes after months of protests.
The police officer who shot and killed Philando Castile in a St. Paul, Minn., suburb in July has been charged with second-degree manslaughter.
Ifill was a veteran Washington journalist who covered seven presidential campaigns and moderated the vice presidential debates in 2004 and 2008.
Since the presidential election last week, dozens of acts of hate and intimidation have been reported across the country. Despite the ugliness, there are glimmers of hope and calls for dialogue.
The third presidential debate was fast-moving with candidates clashing. Hillary Clinton was on the offense; Donald Trump aggressively punched back.
An independent federal agency should not be run by a single person, the court found. It decided to remedy the situation by giving the president the authority to fire the agency head at will.
José Fernández, 24, had an amazing fastball and was considered one of the best young pitchers in the league. His defining characteristic was that he played the game with extraordinary joy.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, promised to give away their $45 billion fortune during their lifetime. This is one of the biggest investments so far.
Chairman Elliot Kaye said consumers should “take advantage of this recall right away” because the phone represents such a “serious fire hazard.”