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KOFI ANNAN’S WIFE IN TEARS; FLAGS FLY HALF MAST FOR BURIAL

The former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Atta Annan has been laid to rest today (September 13) in his native Ghana, after a state funeral that will be attended by people

ZIMBABWE GOVERNMENT TELLS CITIZENS IN SOUTH AFRICA IT’S TIME TO RETURN HOME

Pretoria — The new dispensation in Harare needs the buy-in and investment of millions of Zimbabweans who left the country and settled elsewhere, particularly the multitudes resident in neigbouring South

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MORGAN TSVANGIRAI ZIMBABWE OPPOSITION LEADER DIES AT AGE 65 IN JOHANNESBURG

Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has died in South Africa, a senior official in his MDC party has said. Mr Tsvangirai, 65, a former prime minister, had reportedly been

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HARARE STREETS ERUPT IN JOY AFTER MUGABE’S RESIGNATION

Harare, Zimbabwe – Honking cars, loud music and dancing crowds. These were the jubilant scenes in Zimbabwe’s capital on Tuesday, as the news of President Robert Mugabe’s resignation triggered a

EMMERSON MNANGAGWA WILL BE SWORN IN AS ZIMBABWE PRESIDENT: ZANU-PF

HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa will be sworn in as president on Wednesday or Thursday, ZANU-PF legal secretary Patrick Chinamasa told Reuters, after the resignation of

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AFRICAN LEADERS WERE EMBARRASSED BY MUGABE – CABLE

JOHANNESBURG – African leaders were embarrassed by Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and already encouraging him to step down before the army began moves last week to oust him, according to

ALL EYES ON THE ‘CROCODILE’ AS ZIMBABWE’S MUGABE RESIGNS

HARARE (Reuters) – When Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe sacked his vice president in front of 12,000 baying party members in 2014, Emmerson Mnangagwa sat quietly in the crowd, a green

AFRICA’S DEFT HANDLING OF ZIMBABWE’S ‘COUP’

The sight of a civilian populace wildly cheering soldiers clinging to a tank, is the standard fare of coups d’état. In Africa, which has had a troubling tradition of the

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FORMER ZIMBABWE VP URGES PRESIDENT MUGABE TO RESIGN

Harare, Zimbabwe (CNN)Former Zimbabwean Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has urged longtime President Robert Mugabe to resign in a strongly worded statement delivered from an unknown location outside of the country.

#ZIMBABWE: MUGABE’S EXIT STRATEGY ON THE HIGH-LEVEL NEGOTIATION TABLE

Embattled Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and the military officers who toppled him from power early on Wednesday seemed to be locked in long and bitter negotiations about his future late