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Mugabe’s Zanu-PF Rejects Agreed Election Timeframe, Herald Says

July 15 (Bloomberg) -- President Robert Mugabe’s Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front rejected a negotiated timeframe for holding elections in the southern African nation, the Herald reported, citing party spokesman Rugare Gumbo.

Zanu-PF’s chief decision-making body yesterday decided “unanimously” that elections should be held this year, rather than in 2012, the Harare-based newspaper said.

Mugabe’s party shares power with the Movement for Democratic Change, led by Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, and a splinter movement of the MDC led by Welshman Ncube. Both parties insist elections must be held next year.

To contact the reporter on this story: Brian Latham in Johannesburg on at blatham@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Antony Sguazzin at asguazzin@bloomberg.net

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