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Text of report by South Africa-based Zim Online website on 30 June [Article by Mutumwa Mawere in the "Opinion" column: "Zimbabwe 2008: Meaninglessness of Independence"] June 27, 2008, will remain in the annals of Zimbabwean history as the day of great betrayal of the promise of independence.
Text of report by South Africa-based Zim Online website on 30 June [Report by Jameson Mombe and Wayne Mafaro: "Mugabe Sworn In, Leaves Room for Talks"] HARARE - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was sworn in for a fresh five-year term that will take his rule to more than three decades.
By THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA - Canada is rejecting the results of Zimbabwe's election, calling leader Robert Mugabe's actions illegitimate and illegal.
By Angus Shaw Associated Press HARARE, Zimbabwe -- Zimbabwe came under threat of further sanctions on Saturday as President Bush said the U.S. was working on new ways to punish longtime leader Robert Mugabe and his allies following the widely denounced presidential runoff election.
By The Associated Press HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - Roaming bands of government supporters heckled, harassed or threatened people into voting in a runoff election Friday in which President Robert Mugabe was the only candidate, ensuring he will remain in power despite international condemnation of the balloting as a sham.
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa _ Zimbabwe's shattered opposition released its roll call of dead last week. The list, e-mailed to the international media, was clearly prepared in haste. It contains the kind of typographical errors that arise, one imagines, from taking fast dictation.
By Joe Churcher; David Hughes ZIMBABWEANS voted in a one-candidate presidential election yesterday, as Foreign Secretary David Miliband joined international condemnation of the "sham" poll.
U.S. President George Bush called Saturday for additional sanctions against the government of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe. In a statement, Bush said Friday's presidential election was a sham, CNN reported.
The government press proclaimed the Zimbabwean election a peaceful triumph while other reports said many citizens resisted orders to vote for Robert Mugabe.
By Angus Shaw Associated Press HARARE, Zimbabwe -- Roaming bands of government supporters heckled, harassed or threatened people into voting in a runoff election Friday in which President Robert Mugabe was the only candidate, ensuring he will remain in power despite international condemnation of the balloting as a sham.
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.
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...
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...
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....
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).