Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai arrived it his country's High Court on Monday stressing his innocence to charges which could see him barred from taking part in next year's presidential elections.

Rwanda and Zimbabwe, the major foreign powers on opposing sides in Congo's 2 1/2-year war, will push for a speedy end to the conflict in order to deal with problems at home, President Paul Kagame said Monday.

In a flurry of activity at the High Court last Thursday and Friday, Justice James Devittie handed down four decisions that seem to set a new precedent for the election petitions. He ruled for the petitioner in the constituencies of Buhera North, contested by MDC President Morgan Tsvangirai, Mutoko South, contested by Derek Muzira, and Hurungwe East, contested by Richard Chadya. He also denied the petition in the Shurugwi constituency brought by MDC candidate Gladys Matibenga against MP Franci...read more

Zimbabwe Book Development Council is a professional body that endevours to place reading for all on the national agenda. The strategies are reading awareness and better book provision. Its Mission: Bringing the resources of different institutions, individuals and groups concerned with books together to stimulate and promote a reading culture.

The Zimbabwe Democracy Trust (ZDT) today announces the launch of the new site - "an amalgamation of many different websites on Zimbabwe - has been built in order to assist the Trust's efforts in restoring democracy and the rule of law to Zimbabwe.www.zwnews.com will provide extensive news coverage as well as pertinent information on all major issues currently facing Zimbabwe and its people."