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Report Says Somalia, Sudan Destabilizing East African Region

Post by yunowu on Fri Jun 27, 2008 7:50 pm

By Alisha Ryu
Nairobi
27 June 2008

Earlier this week, a global survey of states most at risk of failure named Somalia and Sudan as the top two most unstable countries in the world. As VOA correspondent Alisha Ryu reports from our East Africa Bureau in Nairobi, both African countries are embroiled in complex internal and external conflicts that are destabilizing neighboring countries and threatening tens of millions of people....

http://www.voanews.com/english/2008-06-27-voa44.cfm

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US Blasts 'Completely Fraudulent' Zimbabwe Election

Post by yunowu on Fri Jun 27, 2008 7:51 pm

By David Gollust
State Department
27 June 2008

The United States Friday expressed deep disappointment that Zimbabwe's presidential runoff election went forward even though incumbent President Robert Mugabe was the only candidate. U.S. officials say they will pursue new bilateral and international action against the Mugabe government. VOA's David Gollust reports from the State Department...

http://www.voanews.com/english/2008-06-27-voa32.cfm

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Vote Counting Under Way After Controversial Zimbabwe Run-Off

Post by yunowu on Fri Jun 27, 2008 7:56 pm

By VOA News
27 June 2008

Votes are being counted in Zimbabwe, after a presidential run-off widely dismissed as a charade to keep President Robert Mugabe in power.....
http://www.voanews.com/english/2008-06-27-voa49.cfm

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Zimbabwe's Annual Inflation 9 Million Percent, Independent Says

Post by yunowu on Fri Jun 27, 2008 10:31 pm

June 27 (Bloomberg) -- Zimbabwe's annual inflation rate surged to 9 million percent by June 20 and is set to end the month at more than 10.5 million percent, the Independent reported, citing the Central Statistical Office.....

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601116&sid=a3a0tsC6Fgf4&refer=africa

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Bush Wants G8 to Honor Commitments to Africa

Post by yunowu on Thu Jul 03, 2008 10:13 am

By Scott Stearns
White House
02 July 2008

U.S. President George Bush says he will use next week's meeting of the world's leading industrialized nations to urge fellow leaders to honor the commitments they have made to help Africa. VOA White House Correspondent Scott Stearns has the story...


http://www.voanews.com/english/2008-07-02-voa44.cfm

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Zimbabwe Central Bank Seen Constrained In Money-Printing Operations

Post by yunowu on Thu Jul 03, 2008 10:15 am

By Joe De Capua, Patience Rusere and Marvellous Mhlanga-Nyahuye
Washington
02 July 2008


The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe's main monetary tool for years has been the printing press as it has churned out ever-higher-denomination notes reflecting hyperinflation that economists now estimate is running as high as 10 million percent a year. But European pressures have cut the RBZ's off from its German banknote paper supplier, limiting its options....



http://www.voanews.com/english/Africa/2008-07-02-voa58.cfm

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UN Security Council Debate Looms On New Zimbabwe Sanctions

Post by yunowu on Thu Jul 03, 2008 10:14 pm

By Patience Rusere


Washington

03 July 2008

The U.S. government on
Thursday officially offered a resolution to the United Nations Security
Council providing for expanded sanctions against top Zimbabwean
officials....

http://www.voanews.com/english/Africa/2008-07-03-voa75.cfm

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US Presses for Zimbabwe Vote at UN Security Council

Post by yunowu on Tue Jul 08, 2008 7:56 pm

By Margaret Besheer
United Nations
08 July 2008
The United States says it believes it has enough votes to move forward this week on a Security Council resolution sanctioning Zimbabwe's president and members of his inner circle. But some other council members are still expressing doubt over whether sanctions are the appropriate way to go right now. From United Nation's headquarters in New York, VOA's Margaret Besheer has more...
http://www.voanews.com/english/2008-07-08-voa57.cfm

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Zimbabwe Condemns Proposed UN Sanctions

Post by yunowu on Wed Jul 09, 2008 9:09 am

By VOA News
09 July 2008

Zimbabwe is denouncing a proposed set of U.N. sanctions against President Robert Mugabe and other top officials as a racist plot...
http://www.voanews.com/english/2008-07-09-voa19.cfm

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