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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.

2008-10-13 09:00:26

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.

2008-09-21 15:00:12

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.

2008-09-17 12:00:13

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.

2008-09-15 15:00:02

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".

2008-09-15 09:00:06

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.

2008-09-15 09:00:06

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe and opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai Monday signed a power-sharing deal after months of debate and negotiations.

2008-09-15 00:00:10

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.

2008-09-12 12:00:11

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.

2008-08-27 03:00:28

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.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.