A woman pays her bus fare with 3 trillion in old Zimbabwe dollars — the equivalent of 50 U.S. cents. The collector accepts the brick of neatly folded bundles of a trillion each without bothering to count the notes.
A magistrate acquitted former Zambian President Frederick Chiluba of corruption charges Monday after a six-year trial in a ruling that left his supporters jubilant but clean-government campaigners in Africa frustrated.
They followed her every step of the way. From Kenya to Cape Verde, the personalities and policies of the last three American presidents — Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama — dogged Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton through an 11-day tour of Africa.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Wednesday said corruption has undermined the legitimacy of Nigeria's government and urged the oil-rich nation to embrace broad political reform and ease sectarian tensions.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Wednesday urged oil-rich Nigeria to embrace broad political reform and ease tensions that have led to sectarian violence and disrupted energy production in the Niger Delta.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, on a seven-nation, 11-day diplomatic tour of Africa, is preaching both love and war. Those who work hard, are not corrupt and respect the rule of law will be friends with Washington, but those who try to mess up their countries won’t get a thing.