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  1. News - World - ZIMBABWE

    Sanctions on Zimbabwe hitting my dairy business: 'Gucci Grace' Mugabe

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 10:24pm by AFP

    ... and their companies have been subject to European Union and US sanctions for undermining democracy. Once seen as a post-colonial role model, Zimbabwe's economy has been in a downward spiral since ...

  2. News - World - ZIMBABWE

    EU suspends most Zimbabwe sanctions after referendum

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 02:05am by Reuters in Brussels

    ... Reuters in Brussels The European Union suspended most sanctions on Zimbabwe on Monday after voters there approved a new constitution paving the way for an election to decide whether President Robert Mugabe extends his 33-year rule. The move is the most far-reaching step so far in the European Union’s strategy of easing sanctions to encourage political and economic reform ...

  3. News - World - ZIMBABWE

    Foreign firms must surrender shares to Zimbabweans- Mugabe

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... to work with even those who before were at odds with us," Mugabe said. In Brussels, the European Union agreed to lift sanctions on diamond-mining firm Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation ...

  4. News - World - ZIMBABWE

    Zimbabwe opposition may call street protests over 'poll farce'

    Posted Aug 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Union-Patriotic Front with 137 of the 210 elected seats in parliament, three seats shy of a two-thirds majority, to 48 for Tsvangirai's Movement for Democratic Change party. The African Union ...

  5. News - World - ZIMBABWE

    Tsvangirai vows to challenge poll result

    Posted Aug 04th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... (African Union), we are going to go to the SADC (Southern African Development Community)," MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai angrily declared. Official results announced yesterday reported ... on Wednesday passed off peacefully and received broad approval from African observers. Tsvangirai has already called on the African Union and SADC to investigate the vote. But he faces an uphill ...

  6. News - World - ZIMBABWE

    Africa and West at odds over disputed Zimbabwe election

    Posted Aug 04th 2013, 07:51pm by Reuters

    ... observers were barred from Wednesday’s elections. Monitors from the African Union and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) who observed them made a point of stressing that they were ... Hague said the reported irregularities “call into serious question the credibility of the election”. The 28-nation European Union has also pointed to “identified weaknesses in the electoral ...

  7. News - World - ZIMBABWE

    Zimbabwe agrees to sell uranium to Iran

    Posted Aug 10th 2013, 07:22pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... The agreement, which was reportedly signed last year, is likely to cause alarm in Western capitals. The United States and the European Union have imposed crippling sanctions on Iran over its nuclear ...

  8. News - World - ZIMBABWE

    Succession questions loom for ageing Mugabe in Zimbabwe

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in their place. He started with Joshua Nkomo, a man many considered to be the father of the modern nation. Mugabe's Zimbabwe African National Union (Zanu) and Nkomo's Zimbabwe African People's Union (Zapu) kicked out the white-minority government after a long bush war. A brief co-habitation followed. But ultimately it was Nkomo who fled the country, accused- with the aid of some ...

  9. News - World - ZIMBABWE

    Mugabe ahead in early results as rivals reject 'sham' election

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 10:12am by Agence France-Presse in Harare

    ... verdict on Friday. Meanwhile the African Union, accused of whitewashing problems in the run-up to the vote, said initial reports indicated it was “peaceful, orderly, free and fair”. While ... resoundingly”. The 61-year-old former union boss won the first round of voting in 2008, but was forced out of the race after 200 of his supporters were killed and thousands more injured in suspected ...

  10. News - World - ZIMBABWE

    Zimbabwe’s Mugabe, 89, sworn in for 5 more years

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 01:14pm by Associated Press in Harare

    ... Britain, the former colonial power, the European Union and the United States will likely maintain economic restrictions on Mugabe and leaders of his ruling party. The West has pushed for democratic ...




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