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Mugabe's ruling party to meet Sunday to discuss his exit

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's ruling ZANU-PF party will meet on Sunday to discuss removing him as president.

published on : 18th November 2017

Massive march in Zimbabwe demanding resignation of  President Mugabe

The mass turnout came after an unprecedented week which saw the army's top brass seizing power and putting Mugabe under house arrest in response to his sacking of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa.

published on : 18th November 2017

Most regional branches of Mugabe's party call for him to go

Eight of the 10 regional branches of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's ruling ZANU-PF party called for him to resign on Friday.

published on : 18th November 2017

Zimbabwe's Mugabe makes first public appearance at university graduation event amid departure talks

Zimbabwe's military is taking pains to show respect for the 93-year-old leader, the world's oldest head of state, by referring to him as the president and the commander-in-chief.

published on : 17th November 2017

Zimbabwe army confirms detentions of Mugabe allies: statement

Zimbabwe's military said Friday it had detained some "criminals" in Mugabe's government after generals took power in a dispute over who would succeed the 93-year-old leader.

published on : 17th November 2017

Fall from Grace: Robert Mugabe's wife was his weakness

Grace Mugabe became increasingly active in public life in recent years, and became the frontrunner to take the top job when Mugabe last week sacked her arch-rival, vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa.

published on : 17th November 2017

'Worried' UN appeals for peaceful end to Zimbabwe crisis

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday appealed for a peaceful solution to the crisis in Zimbabwe after President Robert Mugabe told the military he would not step aside.

published on : 17th November 2017

Mugabe out, Mnangagwa in: The coup in Zimbabwe explained

Wednesday’s coup was the first army intervention in Zimbabwe's politics since the country gained independence from Britain in 1980.

published on : 16th November 2017

Zimbabwe opposition leader calls for Mugabe to resign

Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai called on Thursday for President Robert Mugabe to step down after the military took control of the country.

published on : 16th November 2017

Stunned Zimbabweans face uncertain future without President Mugabe

Zimbabweans weighed an uncertain future Thursday without President Robert Mugabe after the army took power and placed the 93-year-old under house arrest.

published on : 16th November 2017

Zimbabweans elated but cautious as Mugabe flounders

Mugabe, 93, has ruled Zimbabwe since 1980 -- longer than many can remember -- and the sudden move against him by the military left some hoping that his repressive regime would soon fall.

published on : 15th November 2017

Indians in Zimbabwe safe: Sushma Swaraj

Zimbabwe's Army took control of the country and said it had President Robert Mugabe and his wife in custody.

published on : 15th November 2017

UK voices hope but warns against new 'tyrant' in Zimbabwe

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson urged caution in predicting the future of President Robert Mugabe, who has ruled Zimbabwe since its independence from Britain in 1980.

published on : 15th November 2017

Robert Mugabe under house arrest as military takes control

Neighbouring South Africa's President Jacob Zuma, one of Mugabe's closest allies, said he had spoken to the veteran leader by telephone.

published on : 15th November 2017

Zimbabwe: A country in crisis

A factfile on Zimbabwe

published on : 15th November 2017
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