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Mugabe Died Of Advanced Cancer – Zimbabwean Media

Zimbabwe’s founding president Robert Mugabe had “advanced cancer” when he died in hospital in Singapore on September 6, the state-owned newspaper reported on Monday. The former guerilla leader, who died aged 95, came to power at the end of white minority rule in 1980 and ruled Zimbabwe uninterrupted for 37 years and seven months. He…

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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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Mugabe Critically Sick, Unable To Walk, Flown To Singapore For Treatment

ZIMBABWE’S former President, Robert Mugabe has been flown to Singapore for medical treatment. According to the current Zimbawean President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, the former president has been unable to walk because of ill health and old age. He told his ZANU-PF party supporters at a rally that the 94-year-old Mugabe had been receiving medical care in…

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Explosion Rocks Zimbabwean President Mnangagwa’s Rally In Alleged Assassination Attempt

An explosion rocked Zimbabwe’s White City Stadium in Bulawayo the venue of a presidential campaign rally. The country’s president Emmerson Mnangagwa was holding a campaign rally at the stadium when the blast occurred, and according to state-run The Herald, eight top government officials, including the country’s two vice presidents, sustained injuries. Presidential spokesman George Charamba said: “President Mnangagwa has not been…

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Ex VP Emmerson Mnangagwa Sworn In As President Of Zimbabwe

Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn in on Friday as President of Zimbabwe in Harare, bringing the final curtain down on the 37-year rule of Robert Mugabe. Taking his oath of office, the 75-year-old former security chief known as ‘The Crocodile’ vowed to uphold the constitution of the former British colony and protect the rights of Zimbabwe’s 16 million…

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President Buhari Warns Zimbabwe’s Military To Respect Constitution

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed for calm and respect for the constitution in neighboring African country, Zimbabwe, after what appears to be an ongoing military takeover of President Robert Mugabe‘s government. In a press statement signed by President Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, the president said the military…

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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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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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Zimbabwe’s President, Mugabe Heads Out to Singapore for Medical Checks

Zimbabwe’s President, Robert Mugabe has left the country for medical checks in Singapore, the government said in a statement, about two months after his previous such trip to the South Asian nation. Aged 93, Mugabe is the only leader the southern African country has known since independence in 1980, and his health is a hot…

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