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Tsvangirai urges peace force for next Zim poll

Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai says Zimbabwe should invite a peacekeeping force to ensure that its next national election is free and fair.

Succession battle threatens Mugabe’s Zanu-PF

A battle over who will succeed 85-year-old Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe as party leader threatens the future of his long-ruling Zanu-PF.

Mugabe may replace MDC ministers boycotting govt

Robert Mugabe may appoint acting ministers in place of officials from the MDC who are boycotting Cabinet meetings, Zimbabwe's media said on Wednesday.

Zim Parliament to weigh mine-sector law reform

Zimbabwe's Parliament will debate legal reforms badly needed by the battered economy, including the crucial mining sector, in coming weeks.

Mugabe says Zim may revive its own currency

President Robert Mugabe says Zimbabwe may revive the use of its own currency as the US dollar is unavailable to many of people in the countryside.

Tsvangirai says Zim broke, cannot raise wages

Zimbabwe's new unity government is broke and cannot meet union demands for higher wages, Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai said on Friday.

Mugabe says Zimbabwe land seizures will continue

Robert Mugabe said seizures from white farmers would continue and vowed to press ahead with plans for locals to take majority stakes in companies.

Armed police patrol as Zim crisis deepens

Armed riot police patrolled the Zimbabwean capital, Harare, on Monday where frustrations have been growing over a deepening economic crisis.

‘Zanu-PF mindset not consistent with power-sharing’

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has sworn in two vice-presidents ahead of talks on forming a Cabinet, a government official said on Monday.

Zim opposition to have Cabinet majority

Zimbabwe's two opposition factions will have one more Cabinet seat than the Zanu-PF under a power-sharing deal, an opposition senator said on Friday.

Mbeki launches fresh bid to end Zim political impasse

South African President Thabo Mbeki will meet Zimbabwe's rival parties in Harare on Monday in a new attempt to secure a power-sharing deal

MDC: Mugabe trying to ‘bully’ us into agreement

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has said he will form a Cabinet if the opposition do not sign a power-sharing deal on Thursday, state media reported.

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