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Ex-Zimbabwe President, Robert Mugabe Dies At 95

Robert Mugabe, who led Zimbabwe with an iron fist from 1980 to 2017, has died aged 95, the country’s president announced Friday. “It is with the utmost sadness that I announce the passing on of Zimbabwe’s founding father and former President… Robert Mugabe,” Emmerson Mnangagwa said in a tweet. The former guerrilla leader swept to power…

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Robert Mugabe Discloses How His Affair With Grace Started

Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe has explicitly disclosed how he started his romance with his then secretary Grace Marufu, while his Ghanaian wife Sally was dying. According to reports, Mugabe revealed that he one day just grabbed and kissed Grace which marked the beginning of an adulterous affair. The now 95-year-old former Zimbabwean leader was speaking…

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Robert Mugabe To Get $10m Payoff & $150,000 Salary For Life

Robert Mugabe, as part of the negotiated deal leading to his resignation, will be receiving a sum of not less than $10 million, Guardian reports. Mugabe, last week Tuesday, resigned as the president of Zimbabwe after a 37-year rule, following a military takeover of the country. He was replaced by his former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was ousted just earlier in the…

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Emmerson Mnangagwa To Return To Zimbabwe On Wednesday, Expected To Be Sworn In As President

Former vice president of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, who is expected to be sworn in as president following the resignation of Robert Mugabe, will return home on Wednesday, a ruling party ZANU-PF official said. Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe’s president on Tuesday, a week after the army and his former political allies moved to end four decades of rule by a man once feted as…

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Robert Mugabe Resigns As President Of Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe has officially tendered his resignation as the president of Zimbabwe. According to Sky News, Mugabe wrote a letter to the Zimbabwean parliament saying he was resigning “with immediate effect.” “I, Robert Gabriel Mugabe, hereby formally tender my resignation as President,” his letter read. The parliament had resumed on Tuesday after a hiatus, planning to kick…

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Mugabe Agrees To Terms Of Resignation As Former Vice President Mnangagwa Takes Over

Zimbabwe’s long-time president Robert Mugabe has agreed to the terms of his resignation and a letter has been drafted, an official source with direct knowledge of negotiations told CNN The source said that the generals had given into many of Mugabe’s demands including full immunity for himself and his wife Grace, and that he would…

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Jacob Zuma Confirms Mugabe Is Under House Arrest

The South African President Jacob Zuma has confirmed Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is confined to his home. Tweeting through @GovernmentZA, the official South African Government account, it was announced that South Africa would be sending a special envoy to both Zimbabwe and Angola. It was revealed that the envoy, which will include the South African Minister of Defence, will…

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Robert Mugabe Detained As Military Take Over Harare Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has been detained in an unfolding military takeover in the southern African country. Soldiers took control of Zimbabwe’s ZBC state broadcaster in the early hours of Wednesday, and said the 93-year-old leader was “safe and sound”. Mr. Mugabe has led the southern African country since independence in 1980. But the soldiers…

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WHO Reverses Appointment Of Mugabe As Goodwill Ambassador

The Head of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, on Sunday, reversed his decision to name Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador for the UN agency following widespread uproar. Tedros had announced the appointment earlier this week during a speech in Uruguay, where he praised Zimbabwe as “a country that places universal…

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Zimbabwe Set for 2018 Elections, Mugabe to Get Replacement Soon

Voter registration for Zimbabwe’s 2018 harmonised elections begins on Monday. This would be the first time since independence in 1980 that the voters’ list would be administered outside the Registrar-General’s Office following the adoption of a new constitution which transferred the responsibility to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC). ZEC chairperson Rita Makarau, said that continuous…

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