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Text of report by South Africa-based ZimOnline website on 26 August [Report by Jameson Mombe: "Mugabe Remains Optimistic about Talks Deal"] HARARE - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe said there was "every expectation" of reaching a power-sharing agreement with the opposition in a speech on Tuesday to mark the opening of Parliament.
South African President Thabo Mbeki traveled Wednesday to Zimbabwe for talks between that country's president and the leader of a main opposition party.
Text of report by South African newspaper Business Day website on 28 July [Editorial: "Zimbabwe Talks"] Before we fall all over each other to praise President Thabo Mbeki for orchestrating the signing of an understanding between Zimbabwe's political parties, some perspective is necessary.
Text of report by London-based opposition newzimbabwe.com website on 22 July [Report by Lebo Nkatazo: "Mugabe, Tsvangirai and Mutambara Sign Agreement"] Robert Mugabe, Morgan Tsvangirai and Arthur Mutambara on Monday put their signatures to a memorandum of understanding document that paves the way for power sharing talks between Zimbabwe's main political parties.
Zimbabwe's main opposition party is expected to sign an agreement with the country's ruling party in advance of another round of peace talks, officials said.
Text of report by Dumisani Muleya and Hopewell Radebe entitled "Mbeki 'on Verge of Zimbabwe Unity Deal'" published by South African newspaper Business Day website on 1 July President Thabo Mbeki appears to be on the verge of a breakthrough in mediating Zimbabwe's political and economic crisis, after his envoys secured promises of talks on a power-sharing deal between President Robert Mugabe and his rival, Morgan Tsvangirai.
Text of report by South African newspaper The Star website on 1 July [Report by Fiona Forde: "Strong AU Action on Zimbabwe Seems Unlikely"] Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt - Hopes for a tough resolution that will bring an end to Zimbabwe's political crisis were fading as the African Union summit entered its second and final day.
By The Associated Press HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - Zimbabwe's longtime ruler Robert Mugabe was sworn in as president for a sixth term Sunday after a widely discredited runoff in which he was the only candidate.
By Angus Shaw Associated Press HARARE, Zimbabwe -- Zimbabwe's longtime ruler Robert Mugabe was sworn in as president for a sixth term Sunday after a widely discredited runoff in which he was the only candidate.
Text of report by Violet Gonda entitled "Tsvangirai cannot withdraw from runoff -law expert" published by London-based opposition newzimbabwe.com website, on 24 June Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai cannot withdraw from the presidential election run-off, a constitutional law expert said on Monday, a day after the MDC [Movement for Democratic Change] leader announced he was pulling out of Friday's election.