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1 | Zimbabwe If You Can't Beat 'Em ... After six months of political chaos in a nation facing an acute economic crisis, rivals Robert Mugabe and Morgan Tsvangirai have reached an agreement to share power. While the terms of the deal are vague, it raises hope for stability in a country where inflation is estimated at more than 11 million percent, half the population is malnourished and 8 out of 10 people are unemployed and live on less than $2 a day. Western economic sanctions on the country remain in place.

POWER-SHARING AGREEMENT

Morgan Tsvangirai Prime Minister

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