Zimbabwe
Associated Press/Photo by Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi

Street vendors in Zimbabwe look for shelter

Africa
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 6/06/15, 09:00 am

Street vendors and cars crowd the streets of Harare, capital of Zimbabwe. The vendors’ daily job is to sell clothing, food, and cosmetics, but Zimbabwe’s government yesterday issued an ultimatum: Starting on Sunday, no street-selling allowed.

Tendai Mahachi, a Harare city council clerk, said a designated selling area has space for 6,000 vendors, but 20,000 are operating in the area. The army warns it will use military force if the sellers fail to comply.

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Associated Press/Photo by Hassan Ammar, File

Globe Trot: Skewed views of Egyptian turmoil

International
by Mindy Belz
Posted 8/05/13, 11:54 am

The media are giving you a skewed perspective of what’s happening in Egypt, according to Ramez Atallah, director of the Egyptian Bible Society:

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Associated Press/Photo by Photo by Ahmed Gomaa

Globe Trot 11.26

International
by Mindy Belz
Posted 11/26/12, 12:42 pm

Tahrir Square in Cairo, once the central site for democratic change in Egypt, has turned on President Mohamed Morsi, the movement’s leading force for change. Thousands of protestors have converged on the square since last week, protesting a constitutional declaration Morsi issued Nov. 22 granting him absolute powers and sidelining Egypt’s judiciary. Today Egyptian stocks fell 10 percent in trading.

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