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Two vice-presidents have been sworn in by the president of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe (photo, from terrepolitique.com), who also unilaterally appointed members of his ruling Zanu-PF party to key cabinet posts. (more…)

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Kgalema Motlanthe (photo, from nouvelobs.com), the deputy leader of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) party, has been sworn in as president, replacing Thabo Mbeki who resigned. (more…)

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South African president, Thabo Mbeki (photo), as formaly resigned in a televised address, a day after accepting a call by the governing African National Congress to quit.He said he had handed a resignation letter to the speaker of the National Assembly and added that as soon as a new president was chosen, he would leave his post. (more…)

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A deal has been reached between Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe’s opposition leader, and Robert Mugabe, the country’s president, who both agreed to share power. (photo, from bbc.co.uk) (more…)

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After marathon talks Thabo Mbeki (photo), the South African president, left Zimbabwe, where he failed to secure a power-sharing deal between the country’s main rivals. Mr Mbeki added that he had doubts about an agreement to be reach. (more…)

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Thabo Mbeki (photo, from dailymail.co.uk), South African president, who has been mediating for more than a week between his Zimbabwean counterpart and Morgan Tsvangirai, the opposition’s leader, is going to Harare, in order to hold talks with both sides.

A power-sharing deal may be close, suggest reports, despite a news blackout imposed on the discussions. (more…)

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Morgan Tsvangirai (photo, from thesun.co.uk), Zimbabwe’s opposition leader, said he hopes that after power-sharing talks, president Mugabe will make an “honourable exit”. In an interview with Britain’s Channel 4, he added that Mr Mugabe was in denial about violence in Zimbabwe. (more…)

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A deal is due to be signed in Zimbabwe, between the country’s ruling party and opposition (photo, from abcnews.com). Both sides say that the deal outlines a framework for talks on the country’s political crisis. (more…)

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Morgan Tsvangirai is handing victory to president Robert Mugabe. Zimbabwe’s oppostition leader says he is pulling out of Friday’s presidential run-off. (more…)

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ZBC, Zimbabwe’s public broadcaster, has said that ahead of next week’s presidential election, it will stop carrying campaign adverts from the opposition party. (more…)

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