When asked if the IRA should be admitted to Northern Ireland talks without first ending its campaign of violence, Mandela fumbled his reply
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Wednesday 16 March 2011
Police have raided the party headquarters of Zimbabwe's Prime Minister, Morgan Tsvangirai, and arrested a youth leader and two security guards.
Friday 11 March 2011
Every year, the Venice Biennale announces a raft of different countries due to exhibit at the event, the most famous artistic showcase in the world.
Tuesday 08 March 2011
Tuesday 01 March 2011
Former X Factor contestant Gamu Nhengu faces being deported to Zimbabwe following a Home Office ruling.
Sunday 20 February 2011
Thursday 17 February 2011
A dancer leaps across the stage at The Place theatre in London, where the Tavaziva Dance Company will perform as part of a new programme announced yesterday.
Sunday 06 February 2011
Friday 04 February 2011
Zimbabwe's prime Minister, Morgan Tsvangirai, has been accused by state-run radio of trying to spark uprisings against President Robert Mugabe similar to those seen in Tunisia and Egypt.
Tuesday 04 January 2011
A debut children's writer who was turned down by 100 publishers has followed in the footsteps of JK Rowling and Philip Pullman to land a major literary prize.
Saturday 27 November 2010
South Aafrican President Jacob Zuma travelled to Zimbabwe yesterday to try to end power-sharing disputes, but the prospect of elections next year looks set to hamper his mission.
Friday 22 October 2010
I was carrying Peter Godwin's book across the lobby of a South African hotel when a beaming waitress, pointing to the picture of Robert Mugabe on the cover, stopped me to exclaim proudly: "That's my uncle!" But he's a bad man, I said. "This book shows the terrible things he has done, and is still doing." She clearly didn't believe me. "But it's just a book," she said, her smile fading. "He's really a good man."
Saturday 16 October 2010
President Robert Mugabe vowed to call elections next year to "bring an end" to the troubled coalition with his rival and said a vote would be held even if constitutional reforms are not completed, state radio has reported.
Tuesday 14 September 2010
A south african pop group known for its World Cup collaboration with Shakira has been barred from Zimbabwe after releasing a video depicting Robert Mugabe as a chicken.
Friday 10 September 2010
Rumours of the ill-health of Robert Mugabe are greatly exaggerated, the man himself insisted yesterday in a rare interview evidently given to allay suggestions that he is about to die. Recent pictures of Mr Mugabe showed him walking unsteadily and needing help to negotiate stairs. So up popped the Zimbabwean president to insist he was "fit as a fiddle". Whether he is or not, there is little doubt that Zimbabwe could be thrown into serious turmoil if Mr Mugabe dies in office. The man who has ruled the country for the past 30 years has indicated that he may run for office again in 2012, or whenever. And there is no unambiguous provision under the current constitution for what happens if the president dies in office.
Monday 30 August 2010
Tony Blair secretly courted Robert Mugabe in an effort to win lucrative trade deals for Britain, it has emerged in correspondence released to The Independent under the Freedom of Information Act. The documents show that the relationship between New Labour and the Zimbabwean President blossomed soon after Tony Blair took office in Downing Street.
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