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Black empowerment law delayed in Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe - (AP) Zimbabwe's mostly white-owned businesses won't immediately have to comply with a law that requires them to hand over 51 percent control to blacks, two ministers said Wednesday. But it is unclear whether the controversial law that requires all businesses and foreign...

Protests at seizure of German-owned Zimbabwe farm

HARARE, Zimbabwe - (AP) Germany's government said Friday it will cut off aid to Zimbabwe unless illegal and violent occupiers are removed from a farm owned by a German national. In a Friday protest note to the Zimbabwe foreign ministry, Germany noted the occupation of the eastern Zimbabwe property...

Veteran Zimbabwe rights activist posted as missing

HARARE Zimbabwe (AP) - An alliance of Zimbabwean human rights groups says they fear a veteran rights activist has been abducted after being last seen weeks ago. The Solidarity Peace Trust says Tuesday that Paul Chizuze was last seen Full version (available to lexis.com subscribers)

Zimbabwe's president: Stop human rights probe

HARARE Zimbabwe (AP) - Zimbabwe's president said Friday he wants South Africa's ruling African National Congress to block an investigation in South Africa into alleged violence and atrocities by loyalists of his party. President Robert Mugabe, speaking at a convention of Full version (available...

American diamond official urged to resign

VICTORIA FALLS Zimbabwe (AP) - Zimbabwe's diamond conference was rocked by controversy Tuesday over the Kimberley Process, the world diamond trade regulatory body, whose chairwoman was publicly asked to resign because she is Full version (available to lexis.com subscribers)