Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s Movement for Democratic Change won’t accept the results of yesterday’s parliamentary and presidential election in Zimbabwe because of “monumental rigging,” Tendai Biti, the secretary general of the party, said.
Zimbabwe has complained to the United Nations and the Swiss government because members of President Robert Mugabe’s entourage were denied visas to attend a telecommunications conference in Geneva, the Herald said, citing Mugabe’s spokesman, George Charamba and an unidentified official.
The U.S. Treasury Department has barred Americans from conducting financial or commercial transactions with former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo , his wife and three advisers, and may soon seek United Nations sanctions on them.
The Zimbabwe African National Union- Patriotic Front, led by President Robert Mugabe , will use the Southern African Development Community summit this week to clarify what it sees as misinterpretations of the body’s rulings on the country, the Herald said, citing Zanu-PF spokesman George Charamba .
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will miss this weekend’s celebration of the centenary of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress because he is on leave in the Far East, the state-owned Herald newspaper reported, citing George Charamba, Mugabe’s spokesman.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has “very little difficulties” with a decision by the Southern African Development Community to send a team of officials to Zimbabwe to ensure a power-sharing accord is fully implemented, his spokesman said, denying a spat with the regional bloc.