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Briton From Sudan Is Named as Suspect in London Crash

LONDON — The police in London on Wednesday identified a Sudanese-born Briton from Birmingham as the driver who had plowed a car into three people and crashed outside Parliament, leaving the authorities trying to pry a motive from a suspect they said was uncooperative. The Metropolitan Police said a 29-year-old …

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Life in Zimbabwe Without Mugabe: Few Jobs and Little Cash

How does a country begin to overcome generations of one leader’s oppressive rule? The peaceful elections last month after the coup that removed President Robert Mugabe from power in Zimbabwe were supposed to put the country on a path toward prosperity. Many considered this an important step to projecting a …

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Arrest of Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Raises Fears of Crackdown

HARARE, Zimbabwe — A senior leader of Zimbabwe’s main opposition party was arrested on Thursday after Zambia rejected his request for asylum and deported him, escalating fears of a government crackdown following a disputed presidential election. The politician, Tendai Biti, was handed to the Zimbabwean authorities at the border. He …

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