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  1. News - World - ZIMBABWE

    Zimbabwe opposition group moves to suspend leader Morgan Tsvangirai

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 05:04am by Reuters

    ... election to Mugabe, 90, last July and of using violence against internal challengers. The turmoil is a gift to Mugabe, Africa's oldest leader, who has ruled Zimbabwe since independence in 1980 ... Mugabe's Zanu-PF of using violence and vote-rigging to retain power, some senior MDC officials also say Tsvangirai has become bogged down by sex scandals and failed to adopt tactics to win power. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1498436/zimbabwe-opposition-group-moves-suspend-leader-morgan-tsvangirai
  2. News - World - ZIMBABWE

    Zimbabwe opposition may call street protests over 'poll farce'

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

    ... "This is daylight robbery, but the MDC should have realised that, without violence, Zanu-PF would still do something to cheat," said McDonald Sibanda, a 34-year-old salesman. The disputed outcome risks plunging Zimbabwe back into deep crisis. "If certain people feel their choice was not accepted, they may resort to violence," said Sean O'Leary, a spokesman for poll ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1293984/zimbabwe-opposition-may-call-street-protests-over-poll-farce
  3. News - World - ZIMBABWE

    Zimbabwe eyes new vote with questions over free polls

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 01:26pm by Agence France-Presse in Harare

    ... forms of violence and torture and guarantees freedom of expression. But observers say there is little in it that directly affects the way elections are run. “The constitution does very little ... the rule of law, to follow the dictates of the constitution in the conduct of the elections.” Confident of a peaceful vote, she said: “People are tired of violence.” The constitution dictates ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1196245/zimbabwe-eyes-new-vote-questions-over-free-polls
  4. News - World - ZIMBABWE

    Africa and West at odds over disputed Zimbabwe election

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

    ... fears the southern African nation risks repeating the turmoil that followed another contested vote in 2008. Election violence then forced Zimbabwe’s neighbours to broker a shaky unity government ... peaceful, in contrast to the violence of 2008 polls, and also endorsed them as broadly free. In contrast, the United States and European governments, which have sanctions in place against Mugabe ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1294251/africa-and-west-odds-over-disputed-zimbabwe-election
  5. 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

    ... in a country where political violence is common. But top MDC official Roy Bennett called for a campaign of “passive resistance.” “I’m talking about people completely shutting the country down - don’t ... lose. “If certain people feel their choice was not accepted, they may resort to violence. That potential is still there,” a church spokesman said. Since no Western groups were allowed to monitor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1293780/mugabe-ahead-early-results-rivals-reject-sham-election
  6. News - World - ZIMBABWE

    Zimbabwe in crisis as Mugabe sets election for July 31

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:26pm by Agence France-Presse in Harare

    ... but withdrew from the run off amid violence that left scores of supporters dead and thousands injured. Tsvangirai called on regional leaders of the Southern African Development Community (SADC)- which pushed the pair into a unity government after the violence of 2008-- to act when they meet in Maputo on Saturday. “SADC has the responsibility of ensuring that they call the president to order.” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1260642/zimbabwe-crisis-mugabe-sets-election-july-31
  7. News - World - ZIMBABWE

    Zimbabwe plans US$300m theme park for Victoria Falls

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian Not a Disneyland, but Zimbabwe is aiming to build a US$300m attraction on a similar scale Theme park plan for Victoria Falls The formula has worked in California, Hong Kong and Paris. Now officials in Zimbabwe, eager to rebrand a country notorious for economic collapse and political violence, want to build a "Disneyland in Africa". Walter Mzembi, the tourism ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1299856/zimbabwe-plans-us300m-theme-park-victoria-falls
  8. News - World - ZIMBABWE

    Mugabe backer held for selling campaign hats

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... State media and security institutions remain under Zanu-PF's control and there have been reports of sporadic violence against MDC supporters. On Monday, South Africa's opposition ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1289897/mugabe-backer-erased-leaders-face-hats-and-sold-them-us2
  9. News - World - ZIMBABWE

    Zimbabwean PM Tsvangirai rejects July election deadline set by President Mugabe

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... which sparked violence and flooded neighbouring countries with refugees. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1260356/zimbabwean-pm-tsvangirai-rejects-july-election-deadline-set-president
  10. News - World - ZIMBABWE

    Tsvangirai accepts Mugabe poll date

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... to carry out reforms in the police and military, which are loyal to Mugabe and have been widely blamed for violence and intimidation that have marred previous elections. Mugabe was forced to form ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1278107/tsvangirai-accepts-mugabe-poll-date

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