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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.
Text of report by South Africa-based ZimOnline website on 13 October [Report by Lizwe Sebatha: "Ministers' Relative Evicts 50 Families from Farm"] BULAWAYO - A top ZANU PF [Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front] member and relative of two senior government ministers at the weekend evicted about 50 families from a farm in Umguza district in Matabeleland North province because he wants the property for grazing land for his cattle.
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 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 London-based opposition newzimbabwe.com website on 15 September [Unattributed report: "Historic Power Sharing Deal Signed"] Zimbabwe's rival political parties signed a landmark power- sharing deal on Monday which will see President Robert Mugabe ceding some of his powers for the first time in nearly three decades of iron rule.
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe and opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai Monday signed a power-sharing deal after months of debate and negotiations.
By Basildon Peta Southern Africa Correspondent Zimbabwe's political leaders will sign a historic power sharing agreement today which, in effect, ends Robert Mugabe's 28-year monopoly on power.
Zimbabwe's main opposition leader has struck a deal to share power with President Robert Mugabe and bring an end to the political stalemate that has crippled the inflation-wracked African nation.
Text of report by South Africa-based ZimOnline website on 27 August [Report by Wayne Mafaro and Hendricks Chizhanje: "MDC Calls for Urgent Resumption of Talks"] Harare - Zimbabwe's opposition called on Tuesday for urgent resumption of stalled power-sharing talks with President Robert Mugabe's ruling ZANU PF [Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front] party, saying only a negotiated political settlement could end deep-seated polarisation ripping the country apart.
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