Mbabwe: Feuding Fathers of Their Country


Mugabe weighs moving against Nkomo as violence increases With no warning, the shots were fired from the thick bush at the nine tourists traveling by truck from Victoria Falls, the most spectacular waterfall in Africa, to Bulawayo, Zimbabwe's second largest city. Armed men ran to the vehicle, took the six male tourists as hostages and gave the tour guide a ransom note addressed to Prime Minister Robert Mugabe. The message said that the kidnapers would "blast these kids" by week's end unless Mugabe released from jail two former leaders in the...

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