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Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai says he missed power-sharing talks in Swaziland because he was denied a passport by President Robert Mugabe.
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 few remaining white farmers in Zimbabwe are being subjected to land grabs as President Robert Mugabe prepares to share power with opponents, sources say.
Text of report by privately-owned Zimbabwean weekly newspaper The Standard website on 20 September [Report by Walter Marwizi: "Deal in Danger as Mbeki is Recalled"] Concern mounted yesterday that the power-sharing agreement, hamstrung by a deadlock over the allocation of cabinet ministries, faced another threat after the African National Congress (ANC) asked the mediator Thabo Mbeki to resign as President of South Africa.
Text of report by influential, privately-owned South African daily Business Day website on 17 September [Report by Dumisani Muleya: "ZANU (PF) Top Brass Resist Unity Deal"] A day after signing a power-sharing agreement with the opposition, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was yesterday fighting political fires in his own ZANU (PF) ruling party as hardliners resisted the deal.
Text of report by influential, privately-owned South African daily Business Day website on 16 September [Report by Dumisani Muleya: "'Inclusive Cabinet' Plan for Zimbabwe"] AN INCLUSIVE cabinet of Zanu (PF) and two factions of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) will be named this week as the first step of Zimbabwe's power-sharing deal.
Text of report by privately-owned weekly newspaper The Zimbabwe Independent website on 16 September [Report by Dumisani Muleya/Constantine Chimakure: "Leaders Meet over Cabinet"] Zimbabwe's political leaders who signed a power-sharing agreement in Harare yesterday meet today to allocate ministries to their parties and assign ministers to relevant portfolios as they prepare for a new cabinet to be announced anytime from now.
By Basildon Peta PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe yesterday signed away total control of Zimbabwe after nearly three decades, entering into a power-sharing deal that it is hoped will jump-start the country's collapsed economy.
Text of report by influential, privately-owned South African daily Business Day website on 15 September [Editorial: "Zimbabwe's Deal"] OPTIMIST that he is, President Thabo Mbeki said of the Zimbabwe power-sharing agreement reached last week that it was "inevitable that it will succeed".
Text of report by South African newspaper Business Report website on 15 September [Report by Justin Brown: "Zimbabwe Deal To Open Investment Flow"] Johannesburg -Billions of rands in investment could flow into Zimbabwe's economy, especially in the mineral resources sector, after the political settlement reached last week between Morgan Tsvangirai's Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) and President Robert Mugabe's Zanu-PF.