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Zimbabwe: UK blocked suspected Mugabe arms bid

by Own Correspondent HARARE - President Robert Mugabe may have attempted to use Swaziland to bust an international arms embargo by asking the small kingdom nation to clandestinely buy weapons from a British firm in 2008, it has emerged. The bid…

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News and Press Release
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ZimOnline
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06 Apr 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Teachers To Boycott Classes Over Mounting Militia Violence

Union president Takavafira Zhou said that due to a rise in violence against teachers by ZANU-PF youth militia and war veterans, teachers are fed up and have decided to take action Patience Rusere | Washington The Progressive Teachers Union of…

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News and Press Release
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VOA
Posted:
06 Apr 2011

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Political Violence Spreads to Zimbabwe's Matabeleland South Province

ZANU-PF supporters forced residents of West Nicholson, Gwanda district, Matabeleland South, to attend political meetings, while across the country, villagers in Nyanga North, Manicaland, were fleeing to Mozambique Supporters of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's ZANU-PF in Gwanda, a district of Matabeleland…

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News and Press Release
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VOA
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06 Apr 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Mines Minister Dismisses Pending Kimberley Process Accord

Obert Mpofu told VOA on Friday that the Harare government does not intend to subscribe to the amended agreement approved by many other Kimberley Process members, and will sell Marange diamonds regardless Sandra Nyaira, Washington Zimbabwean Mines Minister Obert Mpofu said Friday…

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News and Press Release
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VOA
Posted:
06 Apr 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Mugabe, Tsvangirai to meet over violence

by Own Correspondent HARARE -- The leaders of Zimbabwe's two main political parties are scheduled to meet today to discuss resurgent intra-party violence and other issues affecting the country's fragile coalition government, Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's office said yesterday. It said…

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News and Press Release
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ZimOnline
Posted:
06 Apr 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Water Taps Flowing in Marondera

Medair's urban water project has made it possible for safe drinking water to flow from household taps for 120,000 residents in Marondera town, Zimbabwe. Medair's urban water project has made it possible for safe drinking water to flow from household…

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News and Press Release
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Medair
Posted:
06 Apr 2011

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SA extends Zim immigrant documentation

by James Mombe, Thursday 24 February 2011 PRETORIA - Zimbabwean immigrants who applied for permits to stay in South Africa should have passports by the end of July, South African Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has said. Dlamini-Zuma, who spoke after…

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News and Press Release
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ZimOnline
Posted:
06 Apr 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Civic Groups Planning Protests Over Mounting Political Violence

Groups led by the Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition note that hundreds of people have been forced out of their homes in Harare suburbs such as Mbare by the violence while police have arrested many others Sandra Nyaira, Thomas Chiripasi…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
VOA
Posted:
06 Apr 2011