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Report: Mugabe and Tsvangirai agree on 2011 elections

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Report: Mugabe and Tsvangirai agree on 2011 elections

According to The Standard, a Zimbabwean independent weekly, President Robert Mugabe and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai have agreed to hold elections next year. The power-sharing deal that the Zanu-PF and Tsvangirai's Movement for Democratic Change reached was supposed to stop political violence, bolster the economy and pave the way for fresh elections. Zimbabwe's promised constitutional rewrite, which was also part of the power-sharing deal, has not yet been finalised. Tsvangirai was quoted as saying that he and Mugabe had agreed that whoever loses should make way for the winner. Read more: AFP, via IOL

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