Posts Tagged ZIMBABWE

Zimbabwe leaders ‘to sign deal’

 Zimbabwe leaders \'to sign deal\'

Zimbabwe leaders 'to sign deal'


Zimbabwe’s ruling party and opposition are close to signing a deal outlining a framework for talks on the country’s political crisis, a UN envoy says.
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Mugabe sworn in after disputed Zimbabwean election

Mugabe sworn in after disputed Zimbabwean election

HARARE, Zimbabwe (CNN) — President Robert Mugabe was sworn in Sunday after the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission declared he overwhelmingly won the country’s disputed runoff election.
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Not In This Africa

Not In This Africa

here was a time when a stolen election in an African state, with a few hundred dead, would hardly have raised eyebrows—let alone been condemned by leaders of neighboring countries. In the days of Zaire’s Mobutu Sese Seko and Uganda’s Idi Amin, mass murder was more the rule than the exception; so it was in Rwanda 14 years ago, and, more recently, in Congo and Sudan. Throughout it all, most African leaders kept carefully quiet, loath to publicly criticize their colleagues.
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Ink-stained finger voters hope will keep them alive

Zimbabweans forced to vote by militia

The young man who gave his name only as Wilson wanted just one thing from yesterday’s presidential election in Zimbabwe: the indelible red ink on his little finger to show he had voted.
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Living on Pennies

Living on Pennies

some details, such as timing and description of movements, in the following are altered for the safety of NEWSWEEK’s reporter.
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