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By PBS NewsHour
African Union leaders gathered in the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Monday with Zimbabwe's election top on the agenda a day after Robert Mugabe claimed the country's presidency in a disputed runoff election.
Voter participation in a run-off election Friday, with only longtime President Robert Mugabe running, was reportedly light at many polling stations. Some of those who did vote said they were coerced -- fearing punishment or even death.
Amid international decrees that Zimbabwe's presidential runoff will not be legitimate, South Africa's ruling party rejected outside diplomacy, warning that "any attempts by outside players to impose regime change will merely deepen the crisis."…
After a disputed election and claims of politically fueled violence, opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai dropped out of a run-off vote against President Robert Mugabe. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Zalmay Khalilzad examines the issue.
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe said war veterans he commanded during his country's war for liberation are prepared to take up arms to prevent the opposition from winning a June 27 run-off presidential election.
Fuel costs and supply shortages have caused a spike in food prices across Africa -- prompting calls for an agricultural revolution on the continent. Former U.N. chief Kofi Annan discusses efforts to address the crisis.
Robert Mugabe's pre run-off election crack-down has been extended aid groups, which the president calls foreign spy organizations. A panel of experts discuss the new reports of violence and what this means for Zimbabwe's future.
Zimbabwe opposition party leader Morgan Tsvangirai and several of his aides were detained at a police roadblock Wednesday ahead a run-off election later this month, his party said. Police later released Tsvangiari after holding him for eight hours.
Political fear and uncertainty in Zimbabwe have driven many people to neighboring South Africa, prompting a violent backlash from South Africans who claim that jobs are being lost to immigrants. Analysts examine the dynamics that have led to this rise…
More than 50 people have been killed and 25,000 driven from their homes by political violence since Zimbabwe's contested March 29 election, opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai said on Tuesday.
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