Wary Guerrillas Meet Peacekeepers (The Toronto Globe & Mail)

The Toronto Globe & Mail, Jan. 4, 1980 DENDERA MISSION, Rhodesia – They stare through suspicion-filled eyes,  clinging to their weapons. A week ago, these men and women would have killed any white man they  encountered. Today, they walk among white men in military uniforms who,  their commanders assure them, are foreigners and neutral. They […]

Replay of violent decade faces Southern Africa (The Toronto Globe & Mail)

The Toronto Globe & Mail, Jan. 2, 1980 SALISBURY – Although it enters the 1980s with a major peace agreement,  Southern Africa faces the prospect of a replay of the bloodshed of the  past decade. Few seasoned observers doubt that post-election Zimbabwe (Rhodesia)  will be a nation torn by armed clashes between political groups seeking  […]

Car Crash Kills Rhodesian Guerrilla (The Toronto Globe & Mail)

Salisbury RHODESIA (Dec. 28, 1979)  — Special to The Globe and Mail  – The future of the Rhodesian ceasefire was in jeopardy  yesterday with a warning from Patriotic Front guerrilla alliance  co-leader Robert Mugabe that he might not take part in the operation and  with the news that the commander of Mr. Mugabe’s forces, Gen. […]

Zambia’s future hinges on farm campaign (The Toronto Globe & Mail)

The Toronto Globe & Mail, Nov. 25, 1977 LUSAKA – On a flight over the Zambian bush, it quickly becomes obvious that something is missing. The veldt stretches as far as the eye can see, a vast, unbroken sea of brown grasses gently swaying in the hot breeze. What is missing is the patchwork quilt […]