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Frazer Calls For Action, Zuma For New Talks

frazerMugabe has not yet stolen the election, but the delay is an attempt to intimidate the electorate and election officials. SADC action is crucial to what will happen – US assistant secretary of state Jendayi Frazer in her own words.

The SADC region has been sending mixed messages but following Frazer's visit most of the leaders are turning around and supporting a quick resolution to the elections crisis in Zimbabwe.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 April 2008 12:32

Could Today Be The Day He Goes?

ComradeToday could be the day that Robert Mugabe, who has ruled Zimbabwe with an iron fist since Independence 28 years ago, goes into retirement, after a popular vote. His party, Zanu (PF), has lost its majority in Parliament for the first time in as many years, despite a recount it instigated in 23 constituencies, but which only served to increase the opposition's victory. Time To Hang Up His Boots?

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 May 2008 10:12

Zimbabwe Regime Kills More Opposition

ImageHarvest House - the opposition MDC headquarters under siege from police and soldiers. Centre: police truck taking away refugees and staff of the MDC.

The illegal regime of Robert Mugabe has killed four more members of the MDC in Guruve; seven have been shot in Rusape, and one of them died on his way to the hospital. 

Meanwhile ANC President Jacob Zuma says Zimbabwean  People Have Spoken.

Last Updated on Sunday, 27 April 2008 13:59

Church Heads Support Change Makers

ImageArchbishop of Canerbury WilliamsThe Archbishops of Canterbury and York have issued a joint statement this morning concerning the deteriorating situation of ordinary people in Zimbabwe calling for “a civil society movement that gives voice to those who demand an end to the mayhem that grows out of injustice, poverty, exclusion and violence”.


As the Zimbabwean opposition was confirmed victor in a recount of Zimbabwe's Parliamentary elections, a shipment of arms in a Chinese vessel remains a point of tension.

The opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) - which won the Parliamentary vote is still awaiting the result of the Presidential election which it claims to have won. The Chinese arms ship, which was transporting weapons to Zimbabwe could be on its way back to China after dock workers and President of Zambia, Levy Mwanawasa, currently chairman of the regional block SADC called for blocking arms deliveries to unstable Zimbabwe. More From Reuters


Last Updated on Saturday, 26 April 2008 15:44

Internal Refugees Attacked at MDC Office

ImageAn internally displaced woman carries a child in a makeshift open air camp among some 34 adults and 106 children in the town of Mutare in eastern Zimbabwe on April 17, 2008. Robert Mugabe's Minister of Justice calls this propaganda.

About 200 to 250 heavily armed soldiers surrounded the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) offices in Harare before policemen raided the offices this morning.

Last Updated on Sunday, 27 April 2008 15:11

US Goes Blunt As Zuma Goes Diplomatic

Play Zuma While US assistant secretary of state, Jendayi Frazer was making all the right noises about Zimbabwe in South Africa, the man likely to take over as South African President, Jacob Zuma was being put on a bit of a spot on CNN.

Far from the indecisive position the US took when the Kenya elections crisis manifested, Ms Frazer was unequivocal in pronouncing Robert Mugabe as the election cheat and Morgan Tsvangirai the victimised winner.

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 April 2008 05:41

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