White Afrikaner farmers
under siege

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- ORANGE FREE STATE, South Africa – The African dawn cried out with a radiant blaze of red and orange pastel strokes along the horizon. The Coeztee farmstead basked more…

Mugabe dishes out
goodies to cronies

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- CAPE TOWN, South Africa – As famine conditions worsen in Zimbabwe due to President Robert Mugabe's farm-seizure program, new information has been made public about friends of the more…

Anti-communist Angolans fight for life

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- CAPE TOWN, South Africa – Black UNITA rebels of Angola, who won the war against communism only to lose it at the negotiating table, now face a final more…

The King's Highway of Arabia

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- While many Bible enthusiasts see Mt. Seir (the Hebrew) or Petra (Greek for "rock") as a potential hiding place for the nation of Israel during the so-called "end more…

Media abandon Zimbabweans

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- CAPE TOWN, South Africa – Although conditions in Zimbabwe continue to deteriorate – with ongoing seizures of white-owned farms, state-sanctioned murder and harassment, and a dangerous famine – more…

Whites to rule South Africa again?

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- LICHTENBURG, South Africa – As seers and prophets go, Nicolaas van Rensburg, a white South African who lived a century ago, has what is considered a fairly accurate more…

Mugabe reign of terror extends to animals

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- CAPE TOWN, South Africa – Human beings aren't the only victims of Zimbabwe dictator Robert Mugabe's famine-inducing policy of land theft and murder. Farm animals also are being more…

No more I-love-yous

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- "No more I love yous. The language is leaving me in silence. Changes are shifting outside the world." ? Annie Lennox Editor's note: "In Final Destination," published on more…

Searching for throw-away babies

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- ATHLONE REFUSE STATION, Cape Town, South Africa – Hoping to draw attention to the plight of abandoned and AIDS-stricken babies, South African social worker Fiona Brophy has spent more…

Zimbabwe officially in famine condition

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- CAPE TOWN, South Africa – It's official now – dictator Robert Mugabe has announced formally that a famine has come to Zimbabwe. The famine is a direct result more…