Zimbabwe: Answering a Bishop's Prayers

"I had been expecting a miracle," said Bishop Abel Muzorewa, 59, one of Prime Minister Robert Mugabe's sternest critics. After ten months of confinement at a detention center, the diminutive bishop had his prayers answered last week when, at the recommendation of a review tribunal, Mugabe agreed to his release. Muzorewa, who is head of the Zimbabwe branch of the U.S.-based United Methodist Church, leader of the United African National Council and a Member of Parliament, was Prime Minister of the country for six months before independence in April 1980.

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