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    World Zimbabwe’s President, Others Cleared For Presidential Election – Channels Television

    At least 15 presidential candidates were cleared on Thursday to run in Zimbabwe’s elections due on July 30, the electoral commission announced. The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) published a provisional list of .............. Read more via Channels Television –
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    World Zimbabwe parliament summons Mugabe appear May 9 over diamond remarks - Premium Times Newspaper

    Zimbabwean Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Mines and Energy has summoned former president Robert Mugabe to appear before it on May 9, to explain his claim that more than 15 billion U.S. dollars worth of diamonds had been siphoned out of the country. Click here to read more
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    Former president Robert Mugabe was a victim of spousal abuse and the army even once considered giving him shelter at an army barracks, a newspaper claimed on Sunday. The Daily News on Sunday quoted an unnamed former aide saying that while Mugabe was still in power one … Read more via...
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    World Five months after, Mugabe yet to move out of official residence - The Punch Newspaper

    Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe has yet to move out of an official residence in Harare five months after he was ousted from power, an official said Thursday. Presidential spokesman George Charamba said Mugabe had still had not removed his belongings from Zimbabwe House, a residential...
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    Metro Zimbabwean Soldiers Demand Free Sex As Reward For Removing Mugabe - Daily Trust

    Zimbabwe National Army officers across the country are reportedly demanding free services from sex workers as a show of appreciation for the role the military played in ousting the former President Robert Mugabe a bloodless coup. The coup saw Emmerson Mnangagwa taking over from his boss Robert...
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    World Credibility of Zimbabwe’s First Post-Mugabe Vote Is on the Line - Bloomberg News

    As Zimbabwe prepares to hold its first election since Robert Mugabe was toppled after almost four decades in power, a key question is whether the government can accomplish something he failed to do: oversee a free vote. Whether the election due before Sept. 1 is regarded as fair may determine...
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    World Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe calls his ouster a “disgrace” – TODAY.NG

    Former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe has given his first interview since being forced from power in November, describing his removal as a “coup” and a “disgrace.” Mugabe, 94, told South African broadcaster SABC in the broadcast aired Thursday that he was pushed out by the military, Read...
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    World Robert Mugabe: My wife cries daily – The Nation Nigeria

    Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe has revealed that his wife, Grace cries daily, over the harassment she receives, especially over her bogus doctorate degree. It was the first time that the former Zimbabwe leader would speak on the emotional torment of his wife, three months after he was...
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    World Zimbabwean army warned Mugabe he may end up like Gaddafi – aide – Punch Newspapers

    An aide to former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has revealed how generals warned him to step aside as protests against him grew, or face being “lynched” like Libya’s Moamer Kadhafi. Massive street protests against 93-year-old Mugabe erupted after the military briefly took power in November...
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    World Zimbabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa describes risky escape after firing by Robert Mugabe – TODAY.NG

    Zimbabwe’s new president says he risked gunfire and an hours-long walk amid land mines while escaping a plot to "eliminate" him after Robert Mugabe fired him as his deputy last year. via TODAY.NG – Get more World News
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    Mugabe To Miss Zanu-PF Congress For First Time In 54 Years –

    Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe, who also used to be the leader of Zanu-PF is set to miss the ruling party’s congress for the first time since the party’s founding in 1963, a report says. via News24 Top Stories – Get more World News
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    Politics How I Stopped Obasanjo From Becoming Mugabe in Nigeria - Atiku

    Former vice President, Atiku Abubakar has recounted how he stopped the former President, Olusegun Obasanjo from becoming Robert Mugabe of Nigeria through tenure elongation. Atiku, who was replying a letter written by Nigerian comedian Francis Agoda, better known as IGoDye querying his days in...
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    World Zimbabwe Declares February 21, Mugabe's Birthday As Public Holiday

    Former President Robert Mugabe’s birthday, Feb. 21, is now a public holiday after the Zimbabwean Government gazetted it as Robert Gabriel Mugabe National Youth Day, the state-controlled media reported on Monday. The designation of the day as a public holiday comes after the government adopted...
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    World Mugabe To Receive $10m Payoff, Full Salary And Total Immunity As He Resigns

    Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe , 93, was reportedly offered a $10-million (R140-million) lump-sum payment, full monthly salary, medial cover, security as well as protection of his private properties, as part of a deal that led to his resignation. According to News24 , reports...
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    World New Zimbabwe President, Mnangagwa, Shower Praises ON Mugabe

    Zimbabwe’s newly sworn-in President Emmerson Mnangagwa praised outgoing leader Robert Mugabe as “the father of the nation” during his inauguration address on Friday. “Let me at this stage pay tribute to one of the, and the only surviving, founding fathers of our nation, Comrade Robert Gabriel...
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    World What Zimbabwe's New President, Mnangagwa, Said About Mugabe

    Zimbabwean new President, Emmerson Mnangagwa has assured former president Robert Mugabe that he and his family would be safe in the country when the two men spoke for the first time since Mnangagwa returned home this week, state media said on Friday. The State-owned The Herald newspaper said...
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    World Emmerson Mnangagwa Sworn In as Zimbabwe President

    Emmerson Mnangagwa has been sworn in as the President of Zimbabwe, three days after Robert Mugabe, resigned, ending a 37-year rule that was characterised by political and economic chaos. Mr. Mnangagwa was sworn in amidst cheers by thousands who gathered at the stadium. Mr. Mnangagwa, who...
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    World Mugabe To Attend Tomorrow's Inauguration of New President

    Robert Mugabe is expected at tomorrow's inauguration of the new Zimbabwean president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, according to state broadcaster ZBC TV. Preparations are under way at the National Sports Stadium in the capital Harare where the event is to be held. Diplomatic correspondent Judith...
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    World 'First Photo of Grace Mugabe Surface Online Since Crisis'

    The first photo taken of Grace Mugabe since the military takeover in Zimbabwe which resulted in her husband's resignation has surfaced online. Some are commenting on her body language.
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    World China's Role In Unseating Former Zimbabwean Leader Robert Mugabe

    The unseating of one of Africa's longest serving leaders, Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe was not without it's drama and intrigues. In this piece, Andrew Marlone, writing for the Daily Mail, reveals the power play that occurred resulting in the resignation of 'The Old One' Mugabe. READ MORE HERE