Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe defies own party, refuses to resign

November 20, 2017 4:30 pm
Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe defies own party, refuses to resign

Speaking while under house arrest, Zimbabwe’s embattled President Robert Mugabe has shocked the nation by making no mention of resignation despite a military takeover and a deadline set by his own party for him to cede power. The 93-year old president delivered a 20-minute address Sunday on live television, hours after […]

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Zimbabwe’s ZANU-PF party set to sack leader Robert Mugabe: Report

November 18, 2017 12:29 am
Zimbabwe’s ZANU-PF party set to sack leader Robert Mugabe: Report

A man pours liquor onto a banner during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe on November 18, 2017 in Harare. (AFP photo) Zimbabwe’s ZANU-PF party is reportedly planning an emergency meeting to dismiss the party leader and the country’s president, Robert Mugabe. Reuters reported Saturday that […]

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Zimbabweans call for Robert Mugabe’s resignation at Harare rally

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Zimbabweans call for Robert Mugabe’s resignation at Harare rally

Thousands of Zimbabweans have taken to the streets in the country’s capital of Harare, calling for the resignation of President Robert Mugabe after nearly four decades in power. An estimated 5,000 elated demonstrators marched through the capital city on Saturday, waving national flags and chanting slogans against the  93-year-old veteran […]

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Zimbabwe’s ruling party calls on Robert Mugabe to step down after military takeover

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Zimbabwe’s ruling party calls on Robert Mugabe to step down after military takeover

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe delivers a speech during a graduation ceremony at the Zimbabwe Open University in Harare, where he presides as the Chancellor, on November 17, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Eight of the 10 regional branches of Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party have joined calls for President Robert Mugabe to […]

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Zimbabwean Army General Constantino Chiwenga deploys soldiers outside Harare

November 14, 2017 12:00 pm
Zimbabwean Army General Constantino Chiwenga deploys soldiers outside Harare

Zimbabwean Army General Constantino Chiwenga, Commander of the Zimbabwe Defense Forces, addresses a media conference held at the Zimbabwean Army Headquarters on November 13, 2017 in Harare. (Photo by AFP) Zimbabwe was on edge Tuesday as armored personnel carriers were seen outside the capital a day after the army commander […]

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World Health Organization ‘rethinking’ decision on Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe

October 22, 2017 2:35 pm
World Health Organization ‘rethinking’ decision on Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe (photo by AFP) The World Health Organization (WHO) will be reconsidering a decision to name Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe “a goodwill ambassador” after facing criticism. The director-general of the United Nations’ health agency, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said on Twitter on Saturday that he understood the […]

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