Zimbabwe ambassador to Australia seeks asylum: media




 
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Zimbabwe ambassador to Australia seeks asylum: media
 
December 28th, 2013  
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Zimbabwe ambassador to Australia seeks asylum: media
By Morag MacKinnon PERTH, Australia (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's ambassador to Australia has asked for political asylum just days before her term ends saying she fears for her safety if she goes home, media reported on Saturday. Jacqueline Zwambila, who is a member of Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), was appointed to Australia to renew ties between the countries after a unity government was formed in Zimbabwe in 2009. MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai shared power with veteran leader Robert Mugabe in the unity government until a July 31 election which Mugabe won.

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