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

January 19, 2018 1:48 am
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 […]

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

December 28, 2017 11:30 am
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. […]

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Zimbabwe gives ousted president Robert Mugabe retirement package

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Zimbabwe gives ousted president Robert Mugabe retirement package

This file photo taken on September 17, 2016 shows then Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe before the opening ceremony in the Non-Aligned Movement summit in Porlamar, Margarita Island, Venezuela. (Photo by AFP) Zimbabwe’s ousted president Robert Mugabe will get a residence, a car fleet and private air travel as part of […]

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Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe visits Singapore hospital for check-up

December 15, 2017 8:30 pm
Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe visits Singapore hospital for check-up

Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe walks out of a lift at the Gleneagles Hospital in Singapore, December 15, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe, who was ousted from power last month, visited a Singapore hospital Friday during a trip to the city-state for a medical check-up. It […]

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Zimbabwe court declares military action against Robert Mugabe ‘constitutional’

November 25, 2017 11:00 pm
Zimbabwe court declares military action against Robert Mugabe ‘constitutional’

Zimbabwean soldiers are celebrated by citizens in the streets in Harare, on November 21, 2017 after the resignation of President Robert Mugabe. (Photo by AFP) A Zimbabwean high court has ruled that the military action leading to former President Robert Mugabe’s resignation was “constitutional” and not a coup. “Actions by […]

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Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe granted immunity from prosecution: Sources

November 23, 2017 9:30 pm
Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe granted immunity from prosecution: Sources

This photo taken on June 29, 2008, shows then Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe swearing in for a sixth term in office in Harare, after being declared the winner of a one-man election. (Photo by AFP) Zimbabwe’s former leader Robert Mugabe has been given immunity to stay in the country as he bowed […]

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Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe finally resigns: Parliament speaker Jacob Mubenda

November 21, 2017 10:00 pm
Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe finally resigns: Parliament speaker Jacob Mubenda

This file photo shows Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe. Robert Mugabe, the aging president of Zimbabwe, who had resisted a military coup and calls for his resignation for almost two weeks, has finally declared his resignation in a letter sent to the country’s parliament speaker. Jacob Mubenda said Tuesday that he […]

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Members of Zimbabwe’s parliament begin impeachment motion against President Robert Mugabe

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Members of Zimbabwe’s parliament begin impeachment motion against President Robert Mugabe

This photograph taken on November 19, 2017, shows a television broadcasting Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe delivering a speech in Harare, following a meeting with army chiefs who have seized power in Zimbabwe. (AFP photo) Members of Zimbabwe’s parliament have launched an impeachment motion against President Robert Mugabe as he continues […]

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

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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 […]

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Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe could be impeached within two days: Ruling party

November 20, 2017 11:30 pm
Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe could be impeached within two days: Ruling party

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party says President Robert Mugabe could be impeached within two days as the longtime leader ignored the party’s midday deadline to step down less than a week after the military seized power in the African country. ZANU-PF’s lawmakers began meeting on impeachment plans […]

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Zimbabwe: 230 parliament members vote to impeach Robert Mugabe

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Zimbabwe: 230 parliament members vote to impeach Robert Mugabe

Impeachment proceedings against Robert Mugabe will start on Tuesday after 230 members of the ruling Zanu-PF party voted in favor of the motion in Harere on Monday. Simon Khaya Moyo, Minister of Information and Media said: “They just concluded that was attended by 230 Zanu-PF members of parliament out of 260 […]

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

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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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