Zimbabwe media announces vote recount as summit drags

April 13th, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by admin  

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Lusaka/Johannesburg, April 13 (DPA) As Zimbabwe’s neighbours met behind closed doors to discuss the country’s election standoff, the state media in Zimbabwe announced a partial recount of all the votes. Zimbabwe’s Sunday Mail newspaper said a partial recount of votes cast in the March 29 presidential and parliamentary elections would take place in a week’s time.

The surprise announcement came as leaders of the 14-nation Southern African Development Community (SADC) gathered Saturday in the Zambian capital Lusaka mulled over the wording of a communiqu

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