Monday, December 15, 2008


Children and their parents pick up single corn kernels spilled on the road side by trucks ferrying maize corn imported from South Africa in Masvingo, south of Harare, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008. According to a United Nations forecast, a full scale humanitarian emergency is needed in Zimbabwe by January 2009 with more than 5 million people, about half the population needing food aid by the beginning of the year.

Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) Secretary General Tendai Biti holds a news conference in the Harare on December 15, 2008. MDC accused President Robert Mugabe's government of planning to institute a state of emergency as an excuse to disregard rule of law. "We have no doubt as a party ZUNU PF that they are going to to declare a state of emergency " stated Biti.

Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) Secretary-General Tendai Biti (C) addresses a news conference in Harare December 15, 2008. MDC said on Monday it was ready to participate in any new election, as long as it was under international supervision. MDC Secretary-General Tendai Biti said the party would reject a poll held under the ruling ZANU-PF's terms.


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