- n a landlocked republic in south central Africa formerly called Rhodesia; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1980
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- Zimbabwe's Mugabe says rivals scared of 'sure' defeat
By MacDonald Dzirutwe HARARE (Reuters) - President Robert Mugabe accused political rivals of seeking to delay elections in Zimbabwe because they fear defeat, after regional leaders urged his ruling coalition to ask the courts to extend a July 31 deadline for holding the vote. His rivals said reforms to restrictive media and security laws were essential for any fair election to be held and that ...
June 16, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
- Zimbabwe may have to field two goalkeepers in qualifier
CAPE TOWN (Reuters)- Cash-strapped Zimbabwe may have to field two goalkeepers in their 2014 World Cup soccer qualifier against Guinea in Conakry on Sunday. A late flight booking by the financially-troubled Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) meant only 14 seats could be found on the connecting flight from Dakar in Senegal to Conakry for the original travelling party of 25. German coach Klaus ...
June 15, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
- Zimbabwe Lawyers: Mugabe's July Poll Call Illegal
Zimbabwe lawyers say Mugabe's July poll call is illegal, may be forced to rescind
June 14, 2013 - ABC News
- Nelson Chamisa in FOXNews
We are not going to accept the so-called runoff. It is going to be a 'run-over' of Zimbabwe. People are going to be killed,Chamisa said. "We are not so naive a leadership to lead our people to slaughter."
- Thabo Mbeki in Reuters India
I wouldn't describe that as a crisis. It's a normal electoral process in Zimbabwe. We have to wait for ZEC (Zimbabwe Electoral Commission) to release (the results),Mbeki told reporters after meeting Mugabe for an hour.
- President Bush in BBC News
I care deeply about the people of Zimbabwe, I am extremely disappointed in the elections which I labelled a sham election,Mr Bush said.