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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 06:00:31

Text of report by privately-owned Zimbabwean weekly newspaper The Standard website on 13 September [Report by Godfrey Mutimba: "Masvingo Teachers Demand Payment in Foreign Currency"] Struggling teachers in Masvingo have resorted to demanding payment in South African rand for extra lessons.

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 15:00:09

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe reportedly has agreed to a power-sharing agreement naming opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai prime minister.

2008-09-12 12:00:18

Text of report by privately-owned weekly newspaper The Zimbabwe Independent website on 11 September [Unattributed report: "Harare on Cholera Time-Bomb"] Harare is sitting on a cholera time bomb that may detonate anytime after the failure by the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) to repair burst sewer pipes and restore normal water supplies, the Combined Harare Residents Association (CHRA) and the Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) have said.

2008-09-12 12:00:11

Zimbabwe today looked to be on the brink of an historic power- sharing deal that could finally end Robert Mugabe's 28-year monopoly on power in the country. South Africa's President Thabo Mbeki announced the news and said a government of national unity would be announced on Monday.

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.

2008-09-12 09:00:12

By Associated Press HARARE, Zimbabwe -- President Robert Mugabe agreed to share power with the opposition Thursday after more than two decades as Zimbabwe's unchallenged leader, South Africa's president announced.

2008-09-12 06:00:19

Text of report by non-profit South African Press Association (SAPA) news agency [Michelle Faul: "Zimbabwe Opposition Say Some Unhappy Over Deal"] Officials say some Zimbabwe opposition leaders are unhappy with a complicated deal that finally has President Robert Mugabe agreeing to relinquish some power.

Latest Zimbabwe Reference Libraries

2007-12-21 11:03:40

The Grey Rhebok or Grey Rhebuck (Pelea capreolus), is a species of antelope endemic to South Africa, Zimbabwe, Lesotho and Swaziland. They prefer grassy, mountainous habitat They are also known as the Vaal Rhebok or Vaalribbok. Rheboks carry a woolly grey coat to insulate them from the cold of their habitat. Only the males carry the straight horns. Males become extremely aggressive during the breeding season.

2007-10-24 16:32:18

The Bokmakierie (Telophorus zeylonus), is a bushshrike and a passerine bird closely related to the true shrikes in the family Laniidae. This species is endemic to southern Africa, mainly in South Africa and Namibia, with an isolated population in the mountains of eastern Zimbabwe and western Mozambique. It is a species of open habitats, including karoo scrub, fynbos and parks and gardens in urban areas. The adult Bokmakierie is a 8.6-9.0 inch long bird with olive-green upperparts and a...

2007-01-19 19:26:46

The yellow mongoose is a small mammal averaging about 1 lb (1/2 kg) in weight and about 20 in (500 mm) in length. A member of the mongoose family, it lives in open country. It resides from semi-desert scrubland to grasslands in Angola, Botswana, South Africa, Namibia, and Zimbabwe. There are as many as twelve subspecies of yellow mongoose. In general, the yellow mongoose has lighter highlights on the underbelly and chin, a bushy tail. Southern yellow mongooses are larger. They have...

2007-01-01 16:39:37

The yellow baboon (Papio cynocephalus) is a baboon from the Old World monkey family. It has a slim body with long arms and legs and a yellowish-brown hair. It resembles the chacma baboon but is smaller. Its muzzle is not as elongated. The hairless face is black, framed with white sideburns. Males can grow to about 33.07 in (84 cm), females to about 23.62 in (60 cm). It has a long tail that grows to be nearly as long as the body. The yellow baboon inhabits grasslands and light forests....

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  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'