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2009-11-17 12:30:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Peter Gabriel, Susan Sarandon, Cyndi Lauper, and Citizen Cope have signed a petition calling on Prime Minister of Zimbabwe, Morgan Tsvangirai, to help end politically motivated violence against women. Their actions were inspired by remarks made by Kuda Chitsike, Program Manager at the Research and Advocacy Unit in Zimbabwe and keynote speaker at the WITNESS Focus for Change Benefit Dinner and Concert in New York last week. (Logo:...

2009-11-06 12:19:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Magodonga Mahlangu and Jenni Williams, leaders of Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) and recipients of the 2009 RFK Human Rights Award, will discuss Zimbabwe's growing instability and social problems at a National Press Club Newsmakers press conference at 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 9, in the Zenger Room, 13th floor, National Press Building, 529 14th St., N.W., Washington, DC. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) WOZA is a...

2009-09-16 08:33:50

Two hundred foreign investors gathered in Zimbabwe Wednesday to discuss opportunities in the country's mining sector, observers said. President Robert Mugabe and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai will address the Harare conference, titled Reviving Zimbabwe's Mining Sector, Clear Way Forward, The Daily Nation in Nairobi, Kenya, reported. At one time, the mining industry accounted for about half of Zimbabwe's foreign currency earnings, but has languished since the economy took a plunge in 1997...

2009-04-30 09:00:00

Anderson Shadreck Manyere was held alongside human rights activists WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) announced that Anderson Shadreck Manyere, a freelance photojournalist in Zimbabwe, will receive the organization's 2009 Percy Qoboza Award at its Salute to Excellence Gala on August 8, in Tampa. "The unjust detention of journalists is a violation of freedom of the press and the international community must raise its voice...

2008-10-28 09:00:11

African leaders called Tuesday for a full summit meeting of the 14-member Southern African Development Community to discuss Zimbabwe, officials said. The call came after mediation efforts to resolve a political deadlock between Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe and Prime Minister-designate Morgan Tsvangirai on sharing power in the country have failed to produce any results, the New York Times reported. An overnight session in Harare led by South Africa, Angola, Mozambique and Swaziland...

2008-10-20 15:00:13

Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai says he missed power-sharing talks in Swaziland because he was denied a passport by President Robert Mugabe. Tsvangirai, leader of the opposition party Movement for Democratic Change, was scheduled to arrive in Swaziland Monday to discuss the stalemate in power-sharing talks between the MDC and Mugabe's ZANU-PF party. He was set to meet with a regional bloc of nations known as the Southern African Development Community, but failed to arrive...

2008-10-13 09:00:06

By Basildon Peta * MDC ready to walk outof talks after Mugabe grabs top Cabinet posts Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe's opposition leader, accused President Robert Mugabe of "power grabbing" and has threatened to pull out of a power share unless Cabinet posts were distributed fairly. Thabo Mbeki, the former South African president, arrives in Harare today to try to break the deadlock and salvage the fragile deal that is designed to end years of political and economic crisis in Zimbabwe....

2008-10-13 06:00:13

Text of report by website of non-profit South African Press Association (SAPA) news agency Former president Thabo Mbeki will travel to Zimbabwe on Monday afternoon to try and resolve a deadlock in power-sharing talks, his spokesman said. "He leaves this afternoon [Monday]," said his spokesman, Mukoni Ratshitanga, adding that Mbeki had been invited by "all the parties in Zimbabwe plus SADC". Mbeki earlier this year negotiated a power-sharing deal in strife- torn Zimbabwe after being...

2008-10-12 00:00:15

By Raymond Whitaker Thabo Mbeki heads for Harare to break deadlock over cabinet posts as opposition MDC cries foul South Africa's former president, Thabo Mbeki, is on his way to Zimbabwe for what may be a final attempt to rescue the peace deal he brokered last month, after President Robert Mugabe sought to appoint members of his Zanu-PF party to every key post in the cabinet. The government-owned Herald newspaper announced yesterday that Mr Mugabe had unilaterally allocated his party...


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