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2008-06-25 12:00:04

Text of report by South Africa-based Zim Online website on 25 June [Report by Jameson Mombe: "SADC Meets on Zim as US Says Will Not Recognise Poll"] JOHANNESBURG - The United States (US) has said it will not recognise the outcome of Zimbabwe's presidential run-off election on Friday being held amid worsening political violence that has killed 86 opposition members and displaced 200,000 others.

2008-06-24 06:00:23

Text of report by South African newspaper The Star website on 24 June [Editorial: "Time To Get Tough on Zim"] Morgan Tsvangirai, the leader of the Movement for Democratic Change, was right to pull out of Friday's presidential run-off election.

2008-06-23 09:00:03

Text of report by Kenyan privately-owned TV station KTN on 23 June [Presenter] The international community is piling pressure on the Zimbabwean government to postpone the presidential run-off scheduled for this Friday, following the withdrawal of opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday.

2008-06-23 06:00:02

Text of report by South African Radio 702 website on 23 June [Unattributed report: "Leaders Urge SA To Clamp Down on Mugabe"] International leaders have urged South Africa to take strong action against Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.