British Govt Condemns Zimbabwe Elections

The British government says Zimbabwe’s just-ended general elections were not free and fair.   In a statement the Minister for Development and Africa, Andrew Mitchell, said, “We share the view of the Election Observation Missions’ preliminary statements that the pre-election environment and election day fell short of regional and international standards.”   Mitchel said some […]

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Benzema’s extra time winner destroys Chelsea

Karim Benzema was Chelsea’s tormentor once again as his extra-time header earned Real Madrid a spot in the Champions League semi-finals with a 5-4 aggregate victory.   A thrilling evening of football at the iconic Santiago Bernabeu saw the west Londoners overturn their 3-1 deficit to lead 4-3 on aggregate thanks to a stunning comeback, […]

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USA Sued In South African High Court Over Zimbabwe Sanctions

The Zimbabwe Anti-Sanctions Movement (ZASM) on Friday filed papers in the Gauteng High Court asking it to declare US sanctions against Zimbabwe unlawful, unconstitutional and invalid.   If successful, the case could see the beginnings of normalised financial relations with South Africa’s northern neighbour. South African and international banks are reluctant to deal with Zimbabwe, […]

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