Grace and the Olympics of power in Zim
He says dismissals of the First Lady as a fogey former typist who got lucky and hitched a President play into her game of smoke and mirrors. The president’s office in Zimbabwe is ... or even to die, but have begun presenting themselves and their ideas ...
Nelson Mandela, anti-apartheid icon and father of modern South Africa, dies
That was Nelson Mandela ... Former South African President F.W. de Klerk, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize with Mandela in 1993 for transitioning the nation from a system of racial segregation, described their first meeting. "I had read, of course ...
Pardon Attorney Torpedoes Plea for Presidential Mercy
Clarence Aaron seemed to be ... pardons as minorities. The pardon office, which recommends applicants to the White House, is reviewing a new application from Aaron. Without a commutation, he will die in prison. Through the Justice Department, Rodgers ...
Nelson Mandela, ex-president of South Africa, dies at 95
Nelson Mandela, the former political prisoner who became the first president of a post-apartheid ... masses who had propelled him to high office. Today, millions of South Africans still live in deep poverty, without running water or electricity.
Secret ‘Kill List’ Proves a Test of Obama’s Principles and Will
President ... end of a first year in office punctuated by terrorist plots and culminating in a brush with catastrophe over Detroit on Christmas Day, a reminder that a successful attack could derail his presidency. Yet he faced adversaries without uniforms ...