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/ 18 December 2007

Zimbabwe amends media, security laws after talks

President Robert Mugabe’s government has amended security and media laws that critics say have helped him entrench his rule. The changes to the Public Order and Security Act were agreed at talks, brokered by South African President Thabo Mbeki, between Mugabe’s Zanu-PF party and two factions of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change.

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/ 9 November 2007

Zimbabwe police question newspaper executives

Zimbabwe police on Friday brought in for questioning an editor and two executives from two leading independent media houses. Hama Saburi, editor of financial weekly the Financial Gazette, said he and the newspaper’s chief executive were on their way to a police station for apparently violating government price controls.