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Robert Mugabe dies aged 95

JOHANNESBURG – Former Zimbabwean revolutionary, politician and president, Robert Mugabe died aged 95 on Friday. The former Zimbabwe president had been battling ill health and was receiving treatment in Singapore. He served as Zimbabwean Prime Minister from 1980 to 1987 and then as President from 1987 to 2017, after he was ousted from[…]

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Panic buying and a stayaway as Zimbabwe fuel price bites

A national stayaway kicked off on Monday in opposition to Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa hiking fuel prices by 120 percent on January 12 2019, a move which sparked panic buying, with the public speculating a sharp increase in goods and services across the board. Social media went into overdrive with[…]

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Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa seeks end to Western sanctions

Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa is seeking the removal of sanctions imposed by Western countries, saying they are crippling national development. He also indicated that elections due next July could be brought forward. Speaking to governing Zanu-PF party leaders, Mr Mnangagwa said the government would do everything to make sure[…]

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Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa replaces ministers after outcry

Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has replaced two ministers, two days after announcing his cabinet. Critics said the original line-up showed Mr Mnangagwa had no plans to bring real change to the country despite hailing a “new democracy”. The education and labour ministers have now been replaced, ostensibly to comply[…]

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Zimbabweans celebrate in SA years after fleeing Mugabe

Hundreds of Zimbabweans who fled their homeland for South Africa during the despotic rule of Robert Mugabe took to the streets of Johannesburg to celebrate the resignation of the hated president. Blowing vuvuzelas, waving Zimbabwean flags and stamping their feet, Zimbabweans danced their way through Hillbrow, a cosmopolitan Johannesburg neighbourhood[…]

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Robert Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe’s president

BREAKING NEWS: Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has submitted his resignation after nearly four decades as the country’s leader. Mugabe defied demands to step down for almost a week after a military takeover and expulsion from his own ruling ZANU-PF party but stepped down on Tuesday, hours after parliament started an[…]

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Heartbreak in Harare after Mugabe fails to resign

As a noon deadline for President Robert Mugabe to resign nears, as imposed by Zimbabwe’s ruling party, people remain in a state of shock after ther 93-year-old leader refused to bow to pressure and quit. Public expectation was high that Mugabe, under incredible pressure to quit, would tender his resignation[…]

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Zimbabwe likely to have transitional government

The SABC has reliably learnt that Zimbabwe is likely to have a transitional government after the army takeover. The Zimbabwean army has taken control of the country, placing President Robert Mugabe under house arrest A deal has been proposed that dismissed that former vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa should lead a transitional[…]

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