Zimbabwe ruling party fires 11 parliament members allied to ex-president Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwean senators and members of parliament react after the resignation of then-president Robert Mugabe, in Harare, Zimbabwe, on November 21, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF Party has fired from parliament 11 allies of former leader Robert Mugabe, as President Emmerson Mnangagwa reportedly continues a purge of officials that publicly supported his old boss […]

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Zimbabwean General Constantino Chiwenga who helped end Mugabe’s rule becomes vice president

This screen grab from Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) taken on November 16, 2017 shows former president Robert Mugabe (L) as he poses alongside General Constantino Chiwenga in Harare. (Photo by AFP) Zimbabwe’s former commander of the army, General Constantino Chiwenga, has been chosen as a vice president of the country. Chiwenga, 61, played a pivotal […]

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Zimbabwe’s president Emmerson Mnangagwa urges public unity to revive ailing economy

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa officiates at the swearing-in ceremony for his cabinet at State House in Harare, Zimbabwe, December 4, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Zimbabwe’s new president has called for public unity to revive the African country’s ailing economy as his new cabinet took the oath of office. Emmerson Mnangagwa made the appeal after he swore […]

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Zimbabwe’s president Emmerson Mnangagwa names military figures to cabinet posts

Zimbabwe’s new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa (photo by AFP) Zimbabwe’s new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, appointed senior military officials to top posts in his new cabinet and chose a veteran cabinet minister to head the finance ministry. Mnangagwa was sworn in as president last Friday after 93-year-old Robert Mugabe quit under pressure from the army. He named […]

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Zimbabwe’s former vice president, Emmerson Mnangagwa urges President Robert Mugabe to resign

A file photo showing Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe (R) and his then-vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa Zimbabwe’s former vice president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has urged President Robert Mugabe to resign, amid continued uncertainty over the political fate of the African country. “The people of Zimbabwe have spoken with one voice and it is my appeal to President […]

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