Mugabe Throws Himself Lavish B-Day Party

President Robert Mugabe, dictator of Zimbabwe, is celebrating his 85th birthday today with a lavish party costing an estimated $250,000 raised from private donations, mainly from his cronies. Congratulations are not wholly in order. In the once-prosperous East African nation, 34 people a day are now dying from the country's cholera epidemic, which has infected more than 60,000 and killed more than 4,000. The country's inflation rate is the highest in the world and probably in history – 6...Full Story
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