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Mugabe fighting for life in Singapore hospital?


April 10th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 10 (IANS) Long-time Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe - affected by a mystery illness - is fighting for life in a hospital in Singapore, a British media report said.The ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe lacks funds to organize elections: Finance Minister


April 27th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
Harare, Apr 27(ANI): Zimbabwe Finance Minister Tendai Biti has said the country does not have the funds to organize elections that President Robert Mugabe plans to hold this year."The economy cannot sustain ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe police fire tear gas to disperse prayer meeting


April 10th, 2011 - 1:10 am ICT by BNO News
HARARE (BNO NEWS) -- Police on Saturday stormed a church in Zimbabwe's capital and fired tear gas at dozens of parishioners praying for peace in the country.The Zimbabwean reported online that frightened ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe becoming a police state: Tsvangirai


March 19th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Harare, Mar.19 (ANI): Zimbabwe Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has said that the country is sliding into a 'police state' and regional leaders should intervene to save the shaky coalition he formed with ... Read more...

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Mugabe supporters “beyond the reach of the law”: Amnesty


February 12th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Harare, Feb 12 (ANI): A Human rights organisation has warned that supporters of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe have gone "beyond the reach of the law" raising fears among citizens ahead of elections ... Read more...

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Mugabe strengthening power base from Chiadzwa diamond auctions


January 30th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Harare, Jan 30 (ANI): Zimbabwe's dictator Robert Mugabe is strengthening his power base from Chiadzwa diamond auctions, campaigners have said.Earlier this month, the Kimberley Process (KP) industry watchdog moved to legalise ... Read more...

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Over a quarter of voters on Zimbabwe’s electoral rolls ‘are dead’


January 22nd, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Harare, Jan 22 (ANI): Over a quarter of the names on Zimbabwe electoral roll are dead, according to a report by an independent electoral organisation.The Telegraph quoted the report as also ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe may impose treason charges against PM Tsvangirai over Wikileaks revelation


December 28th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Harare, Dec 28 (ANI): Zimbabwe is considering bringing treason charges against Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai and other individuals over confidential talks to US diplomats leaked by the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks'.A cable ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe President Mugabe threatens to “crush” opposition ahead of early polls


December 20th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): Amid allegations that his forces are spreading out across the country in order to frighten voters ahead of elections, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has said that he and ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks cables reveal secret plan to remove Mugabe from power in Zimbabwe


December 9th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9(ANI): A coup was planned to remove Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe with the help of pressure from UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, according to classified US diplomatic cables released by ... Read more...

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Envoy recalled to Zimbabwe for stripping, diamond smuggling


November 25th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra (Australia), Nov.25 (ANI): Zimbabwe's Ambassador to Australia, Jacqueline Zwambila, has been recalled to Harare following allegations of stripping and diamond smuggling orchestrated by Robert Mugabe.Jacqueline Zwambila has been accused by Mugabe ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe PM says Mugabe focused on legacy as career draws to a close


September 17th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.17 (ANI): Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai believes Robert Mugabe's 30-year reign over the country is drawing to a close, and that he is now more focused on securing his legacy ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe’s central bank to lay off 85 percent of staff


August 29th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, Aug 29 (DPA) Zimbabwe's bankrupt central bank is to retrench 85 percent of its bloated staff complement to help it move back into the black and function as a reliable national ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe resumes sale of controversial Chiadzwa diamonds


August 11th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, Aug 11 (DPA) Zimbabwe's cash-strapped government began Wednesday selling off stocks of rough diamonds extracted from its eastern Chiadzwa fields, where human rights abuses have seen the gems tarred with the ... Read more...

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North Korea’s Zimbabwe warm-up match called off after protests


June 1st, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, June 1 (DPA) The North Korea football team's controversial planned pre-World Cup warm-up session in Zimbabwe here has been called off following threats of protests in the African country, government sources ... Read more...

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IMF restores Zimbabwe’s voting rights after seven years


February 20th, 2010 - 4:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (DPA) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Friday elected to make Zimbabwe a full voting member, seven years after suspending its voting rights over a failure to pay back loans. But ... Read more...

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22 die in Zimbabwe measles outbreak


December 30th, 2009 - 3:51 am ICT by IANS
Harare, Dec 30 (DPA) Twenty-two people, mainly children under five years, have died of measles in Zimbabwe in the past three weeks, state media reported Tuesday. The Herald daily, which is close to ... Read more...

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Obama should give back Nobel Peace Prize, says ex-Australian FM


October 12th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide (Australia), Oct.12 (ANI): Former Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer has said that US President Barack Obama should be "man enough" to refuse this year's Nobel Peace Prize.Writing today for AdelaideNow, ... Read more...

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Mugabe back home as officials deny reports of his illness


August 26th, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, Aug 26 (DPA) President Robert Mugabe has returned home from "a private visit" to Dubai, government officials said Wednesday, contrary to reports that he was undergoing treatment there. An official who requested ... Read more...

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Obama not to visit father’s undemocratic Kenya


July 4th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): US President Barack Obama's first trip to Sub-Saharan Africa won't include a stop in his father's Kenyan homeland because the violence-plagued country's leaders "do not seem to ... Read more...

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Mugabe, Zimbabwean military earning “blood money” after diamond field massacre: HRW


June 27th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): A Human Rights Watch report has claimed that senior leaders in Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's Zanu-PF party and the country's armed forces are making millions from a diamond ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe to withdraw its worthless currency for a year


April 12th, 2009 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, April 12 (DPA) Zimbabwe's new coalition government has decided to withdraw the country's worthless currency from circulation for at least a year and rely exclusively on other hard currencies, according to ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe could face more sanctions unless reforms: US


April 9th, 2009 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
Harare, April 9 (DPA) The US ambassador to Zimbabwe Wednesday warned of new sanctions against Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and senior members of his party unless they show willingness to reform. In an ... Read more...

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Tsvangirai dismisses possibility of foul play in wife’’s death


March 10th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Harare, Mar. 10 (ANI): Zimbabwe Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has dismissed the possibility of foul play in the road accident, which killed his wife, Susan, even as his party members are ... Read more...

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Tsvangirai returns to Zimbabwe to bury his wife


March 9th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg/Harare, March 9 (DPA) Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai returned home from Botswana Monday to prepare for the burial later this week of his wife, Susan, who was killed in a car ... Read more...

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Tsvangirai’s wife to be buried Wednesday


March 9th, 2009 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Harare, March 9 (Xinhua) Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's wife, who died in a car crash that injured her husband Friday, will be buried Wednesday, Tsvangirai's party said Saturday. Susan Tsvangirai will ... Read more...

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Britain believes Tsvangirai crash an accident


March 8th, 2009 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (DPA) The British government said late Saturday it believed the car crash that injured Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai and killed his wife Susan was indeed an accident and ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe’s prime minister leaves hospital after crash


March 8th, 2009 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Harare, March 7 (DPA) Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai Saturday left hospital one day after a road accident that left him injured and claimed the life of his wife Susan. Tsvangirai met dozens ... Read more...

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Tsvangirai survives car crash, wife killed


March 7th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, March 7 (DPA) Zimbabwe's new prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai was injured in a car crash that killed his wife Susan late Friday, confirmed party officials, who cited the suspicious circumstances as ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe PMs wife killed in accident, party terms it assassination bid


March 7th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 7 (ANI): Zimbabwes Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai was hurt and his wife, Susan, has been killed in a car crash about 45 miles south of Harare.According to officials ... Read more...

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Zimbabwean prime minister injured, wife killed in car crash (Lead)


March 7th, 2009 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Harare, March 6 (DPA) Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai was injured and his wife Susan died in a car crash Friday, party officials have confirmed. "Morgan is badly bruised and cut, but I'm ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe Prime Minsiter Morgan Tsvangirai’s wife dies in car crash


March 7th, 2009 - 1:07 am ICT by David M N James
Zimbabwean Prime Minister was involved in a car accident which claimed the life of his wife Susan Tsvangirai.Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai was involved in car crash as he was traveling with ... Read more...

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Zimbabwean Prime Minister Tsvangirai injured in car crash


March 7th, 2009 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Harare, March 6 (DPA) Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has been injured in a car crash Friday, a spokesman for his party said. "I can confirm that he was involved in a car ... Read more...

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US has no plans to lift sanctions on Zimbabwe


March 6th, 2009 - 2:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (DPA) The US plans to keep sanctions in place on Zimbabwe until President Robert Mugabe ends political repression in the troubled African country, the State Department said Thursday. Mugabe must ... Read more...

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4000 portions of caviar and 8000 lobsters at Mugabe 85th birthday bash


February 28th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Harare, Feb.28 (ANI): Zimbabwe maybe facing a huge financial crisis, but this hasnt stopped its President, Robert Mugabe, from ordering caviar and lobsters for guests attending his 85th birthday celebrations. According to ... Read more...

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