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2008-07-01 09:00:03

By Anna Johnson and Paul Schemm Associated Press SHARM EL-SHEIK, Egypt -- Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe entered an African summit accompanied by the meeting's host Monday, a sign that African leaders won't shun him despite Western demands they take a tough stance over his re-election in a tainted ballot.

2008-07-01 06:00:00

I suspect that when Robert Mugabe dies, his soul will end up neither in heaven nor hell. More likely, the Zimbabwean strongman's hereafter will be the same spiritual pit that holds the remains of Ian Smith, the white supremacist whom Mugabe chased from power in 1980.

2008-07-01 03:00:12

Text of report by South Africa-based Zim Online website on 1 July [Report by Lizwe Sebatha: "Rights Body Urges AU To Impose Sanctions on Mugabe"] BULAWAYO - A leading international human rights body has urged the African Union (AU) to impose punitive sanctions against President Robert Mugabe's government after the veteran leader's re- election in a controversial single-candidate election denounced by critics as a sham.

2008-07-01 00:04:27

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.

2008-06-30 21:01:41

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown called on the African Union to tell Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe the African country needs a new government.

2008-06-30 12:00:02

The election crisis in Zimbabwe took center stage Monday as leaders of the African Union gathered in Egypt to attend a key summit. U.N.

2008-06-30 09:02:25

By From news reports President Robert Mugabe was preparing to be sworn in for a new term Sunday, extending his nearly three decades in power after a discredited election overshadowed by violence against the opposition.

2008-06-30 09:00:56

By From news reports President Robert Mugabe won an overwhelming victory in Zimbabwe's discredited, violence-racked elections, according to results released Sunday by the government.

2008-06-30 09:00:38

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.

2008-06-30 09:00:20

By Celia W. Dugger and Barry Bearak Robert Mugabe, the runaway winner in a one-horse race, was quickly inaugurated Sunday as president of Zimbabwe after a Friday runoff election.

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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Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).