An excerpt from Frontline World reports on the troubled nation of Zimbabwe.
By PBS NewsHour
Some 6,000 members of Zimbabwe's armed forces will receive land under the country's controversial redistribution program, President Robert Mugabe has announced, and 600 others will benefit from the recent razing of shanty towns in the capital Harare.
Zimbabwe's Supreme Court ruled for the third time Friday to uphold a land law that allows the government to seize farms owned by white farmers.
The government of Zimbabwe has announced a plan to nationalize all of the country's farmland, unveiling a new phase in its controversial land reform program.
Zimbabwe said Sunday it will withdraw from the Commonwealth -- an organization made up of Britain and its former colonies -- after the group extended its suspension of the African nation for violating its democratic principles.
President Robert Mugabe was declared the official winner of Zimbabwe's presidential election today, continuing his 22-year rule as the country's sole leader since the country gained independence.
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