2008 political violence in Zimbabwe

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    Chief Charumbira talks tough against political violence

    Dr Masimba Mavaza CHIEFS Council of Zimbabwe President Chief Fortune Charumbira has urged people to be united and avoid political violence during elections. “Political parties come and go but our relationship as a people will remain forever and ever,” said Chief Charumbira at a funeral of Mbuya Chifamba in ward 11 of Masvingo District. Mbuya Chifamba died on Wednesday after…

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    300 Zimbabweans refugees lose fight to remain in Botswana

    THIS week, scores of Zimbabwean refugees living in Botswana lost their bid to remain in the country and now face deportation if they do not voluntarily leave. The nearly 300 refugees fled Zimbabwe during the violent 2008 presidential election and fear persecution if they return. But officials from the U.N. refugee agency in Botswana and Zimbabwe say they are no…

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