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AllAfrica.com
Zim Activists Recount 'Horrendous' Tales of Police BruitalityZimbabwean activists opposed to President Robert Mugabe's rule have claimed tha
Zim Activists Recount 'Horrendous' Tales of Police Bruitality
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
Zimbabwean activists opposed to President Robert Mugabe's rule have claimed that they were tortured and detained at the ruling Zanu-PF party headquarters before being handed over to the police. According to New Zimbabwe, the activists said this... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
I Won't Interfere in Zim Affairs, Says Namibia's GeingobNamibian President Hage Geingob has refused to criticise President Robert Mugab
I Won't Interfere in Zim Affairs, Says Namibia's Geingob
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
Namibian President Hage Geingob has refused to criticise President Robert Mugabe, saying that his country would not interfere in Zimbabwe's national affairs, a report said on Wednesday. According to The Namibian, Geingob said that unhappy Zimbabwean... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Zimbabwe police fire teargas on street vendorsteargas after youths, initially thought to be street vendors, stoned shops. FI
Zimbabwe police fire teargas on street vendors
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
teargas after youths, initially thought to be street vendors, stoned shops. FILE: Picture: AFP. Zimbabwe,Zimbabwes police,Zimbabwean street vendors JOHANNESBURG - Zimbabwe police fired teargas at stone-throwing vendors resisting removal from city... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Climate Change On the Front Line, in Rural Zimbabweof rising temperatures and the drier weather in store for southern Africa. But
Climate Change On the Front Line, in Rural Zimbabwe
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
of rising temperatures and the drier weather in store for southern Africa. But what they lack is proper support from the government. They are promised seed and fertiliser inputs, but it invariably comes late, and is not enough. A five-kilo bag of... Read more
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International Business Times
Zimbabwe targets diaspora money amid worsening economic crisiswithdraw from bank accounts. Budget allocation failures come in the context of
Zimbabwe targets diaspora money amid worsening economic crisis
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
withdraw from bank accounts. Budget allocation failures come in the context of massive structural challenges arresting the Zimbabwean economy: - Output and production have dropped and the estimated growth rate in 2016 is -3.8%, down from -1.1% in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Khama's Comments on Mugabe Spark Diplomatic RowHarare — THE criticism forthright Botswana President, Ian Khama, of his besiege
Khama's Comments on Mugabe Spark Diplomatic Row
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Harare — THE criticism forthright Botswana President, Ian Khama, of his besieged Zimbabwean counterpart, Robert Mugabe, has reignited a diplomatic tiff between the two neighbouring countries. Khama, a longtime critic of the world's oldest leader... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mboweni in Bid to Help Destitute ZimbabweansFORMER South Africa Reserve Bank governor Tito Mboweni says he is saddened by t
Mboweni in Bid to Help Destitute Zimbabweans
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
FORMER South Africa Reserve Bank governor Tito Mboweni says he is saddened by the hordes of destitute Zimbabweans begging "on our street corners" and challenged companies and "like-minded people" to back a solidarity fund. "In difficult times,... Read more
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International Business Times
Zimbabwe regime threatens citizens with jail terms for 'abusing the national flag'Zimbabwe's government has threatened to crackdown further on protesters and soc
Zimbabwe regime threatens citizens with jail terms for 'abusing the national flag'
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
Zimbabwe's government has threatened to crackdown further on protesters and social media activists with prison terms and costly fines for using or flying the national flag, in the wake of anti-government protests. In recent months, the nation of... Read more
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International Business Times
Zimbabwe: 'The poor are dying' amid crumbling health system unable to treat preventable diseasesafter running out of painkillers. Against a backdrop of a cash-strapped public
Zimbabwe: 'The poor are dying' amid crumbling health system unable to treat preventable diseases
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
after running out of painkillers. Against a backdrop of a cash-strapped public health system, civil servant salaries and government pensions also still have not been paid for the month of August (read box). Zimbabwe in recession Budget... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Khama: Mugabe should have gone years agoBOTSWANA President Ian Khama on Wednesday said he thought his Zimbabwean collea
Khama: Mugabe should have gone years ago
New Zimbabwe / Posted 7 days ago
BOTSWANA President Ian Khama on Wednesday said he thought his Zimbabwean colleague should have, without “doubt”, gone “years ago”, according to a report by Reuters. The report quoted Khama saying Zimbabwe had “plenty of people … who have got good... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Mugabe on last legs, to leave Zim in ruinsAILING president Robert Mugabe is on his last legs – and will leave his country
Mugabe on last legs, to leave Zim in ruins
New Zimbabwe / Posted 7 days ago
AILING president Robert Mugabe is on his last legs – and will leave his country in ruins when he goes That's the analysis of one Africa expert, who revealed the utter state the ageing Zimbabwean tyrant is in. Once the breadbasket of Africa, his... Read more
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iol.co.za
A new leaf for Zim agricultureof the area is not remembered well, as his widow abandoned the farm shortly aft
A new leaf for Zim agriculture
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
of the area is not remembered well, as his widow abandoned the farm shortly after he died of a "sore leg", according to Robert Makosa, 42, who worked there 20 years ago. Makosa was later employed close to that farm by a Chinese chrome mining... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zuma's Son 'Plans to Build Hotel in Zimbabwe's Victoria Falls'Because despite Zimbabwe's growing economic crisis and the looming advent of bo
Zuma's Son 'Plans to Build Hotel in Zimbabwe's Victoria Falls'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Because despite Zimbabwe's growing economic crisis and the looming advent of bond notes, President Jacob Zuma's son is thinking of opening a hotel in Victoria Falls, according to a state-controlled newspaper from the southern city of Bulawayo. The... Read more
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Reuters
Zimbabwe targets flag protesters with jail threatA man with a Zimbabwean flag wrapped around him throws stones at police officer
Zimbabwe targets flag protesters with jail threat
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
A man with a Zimbabwean flag wrapped around him throws stones at police officers during a protest against President Robert Mugabe's government's handling of the economy in Harare, Zimbabwe August 3, 2016. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo HARARE Zimbabwe's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mugabe Takes Son to New York for UN SummitFrom left, Bellarmine Mugabe and Robert Mugabe Jnr (file photo). PRESIDENT Rob
Mugabe Takes Son to New York for UN Summit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
From left, Bellarmine Mugabe and Robert Mugabe Jnr (file photo). PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe is now in New York for this week's 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly. He is accompanied by cabinet ministers, senior government officials,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN, SADC Urged to Avert Crisis in Zimbabwegot underway in New York this week, opposition parties called on the global bod
UN, SADC Urged to Avert Crisis in Zimbabwe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
got underway in New York this week, opposition parties called on the global body to intervene and isolate Zimbabwe accusing President Robert Mugabe's government of declaring war on citizens. The MDC-T led the appeal saying Mugabe was "smelling... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Chinese farmers take over former white-owned farms in Zimbabwe to cash in on tobaccofirst time, investing millions of pounds into tobacco production. Farms that w
Chinese farmers take over former white-owned farms in Zimbabwe to cash in on tobacco
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
first time, investing millions of pounds into tobacco production. Farms that were badly managed for nearly 20 years, after Robert Mugabe's mass seizure of white-owned land, are now being worked again in the hope of reaping a potentially huge... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Chinese farmers take over former white-owned farms in Zimbabwe to cash in on tobaccofirst time, investing millions of pounds into tobacco production. Farms that w
Chinese farmers take over former white-owned farms in Zimbabwe to cash in on tobacco
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
first time, investing millions of pounds into tobacco production. Farms that were badly managed for nearly 20 years, after Robert Mugabe's mass seizure of white-owned land, are now being worked again in the hope of reaping a potentially huge... Read more
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Rappler
Anti-Mugabe protests fizzle out amid high police presenceSouth African President Jacob Zuma (L), Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe (C)
Anti-Mugabe protests fizzle out amid high police presence
Rappler / Posted 11 days ago
South African President Jacob Zuma (L), Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe (C) and Botswana President Ian Khama (R) gather for a group photo following an emergency meeting on the current situation in Lesotho on September 15, 2014 at the International... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Nation Returns to its Ugly Pastin a small, inconspicuous café in Johannesburg, I listened as Pastor Evan Mawar
The Nation Returns to its Ugly Past
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
in a small, inconspicuous café in Johannesburg, I listened as Pastor Evan Mawarire broke down and wept as he told me how Zimbabwean authorities harassed and persecuted him for daring to speak out against repression and rights abuses in his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mugabe Faces 'Massive' Protests At UN SummitExiled Zimbabwean cleric Evan Mawarire has urged his followers to join him in p
Mugabe Faces 'Massive' Protests At UN Summit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Exiled Zimbabwean cleric Evan Mawarire has urged his followers to join him in protests ahead of President Robert Mugabe's arrival at the United Nation's general assembly this weekend. According to New Zimbabwe, Mugabe left Harare on Wednesday to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Vice President Leaves Hotel After Incurring U.S.$620,000 BillHarare — One of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's two deputies has left a top
Vice President Leaves Hotel After Incurring U.S.$620,000 Bill
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Harare — One of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's two deputies has left a top Harare hotel after two years amid protests by disgruntled taxpayers. Mr Phelekezela Mphoko reportedly left the Rainbow Towers Hotel (formerly Sheraton Hotel) at the end... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ZPP Says Mugabe Should Investigate Allegations of Food Aid Abuse, Denial Could Kill Thousands of Peoplesaid they feared that thousands of people in the rural areas could die of hunge
ZPP Says Mugabe Should Investigate Allegations of Food Aid Abuse, Denial Could Kill Thousands of People
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
said they feared that thousands of people in the rural areas could die of hunger due to the politicisation of food after President Robert Mugabe denied his Zanu PF party was denying opposition supporters access to donations. The Jestina... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Term-Limit Changes the Biggest Threat to Democracy?Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe (92) is famous for quirky responses when ask
Term-Limit Changes the Biggest Threat to Democracy?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe (92) is famous for quirky responses when asked why he has stayed in power since 1980. Asked by journalists whether it isn't time he said farewell to the people of Zimbabwe, he replied: 'Why, where are they... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Mugabe's govt overrules minister's plan to reduce wages Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa announced the measures last week in a bid
Mugabe's govt overrules minister's plan to reduce wages
Eye Witness News / Posted 14 days ago
Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa announced the measures last week in a bid to curb spending. FILE: Zimbabwean President Mugabe. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN President Robert... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Fearless youths fight world's oldest leaderHARARE: Zimbabwe has known only one leader since independence. First as prime m
Fearless youths fight world's oldest leader
New Zimbabwe / Posted 15 days ago
HARARE: Zimbabwe has known only one leader since independence. First as prime minister, then president, there has only been Robert Mugabe at the top for the last 36 years. There have been challenges, opposition and violence, but the 92-year-old... Read more
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iafrica.com
Zim police ban protests in HarareZimbabwean President Robert Mugabe. Credit: AFP PHOTO Zimbabwean police have a
Zim police ban protests in Harare
iafrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe. Credit: AFP PHOTO Zimbabwean police have announced a fresh ban on protests in the capital Harare, state media said Tuesday, in another attempt to end demonstrations against veteran ruler President Robert... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Zimbabwe police announce new ban on anti-Mugabe protests in capitalHARARE: Zimbabwean police have announced a fresh ban on protests in the capital
Zimbabwe police announce new ban on anti-Mugabe protests in capital
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
HARARE: Zimbabwean police have announced a fresh ban on protests in the capital Harare, state media said Tuesday (Sep 13), in another attempt to end demonstrations against veteran ruler President Robert Mugabe. The order came hours after a coalition... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Zimbabwe opposition parties say to protest for election reformHARARE: Zimbabwean opposition parties will on Saturday hold protests throughout
Zimbabwe opposition parties say to protest for election reform
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
HARARE: Zimbabwean opposition parties will on Saturday hold protests throughout the country with or without police clearance to press the election agency for free elections in 2018, officials said, weeks after another planned demonstration turned... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mugabe, Tyson and the Theft of LandA scene at the Zanu PF national headquarters last week at the occasion of the p
Mugabe, Tyson and the Theft of Land
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
A scene at the Zanu PF national headquarters last week at the occasion of the party's politiburo meeting: Robert Mugabe: "Kasukuwere, you took land earmarked for the youth and sold it?" Saviour Kasukuwere (shocked, terrified and trembling while... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Has Zanu-PF Coercion Silenced Rappers?among others, come to mind. In 1979, Mapfumo, popularly known as the Lion of Z
Has Zanu-PF Coercion Silenced Rappers?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
among others, come to mind. In 1979, Mapfumo, popularly known as the Lion of Zimbabwe, was jailed by the Rhodesian government for his songs that promoted the liberation struggle. In post-independence Zimbabwe, Mapfumo became the darling of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mugabe Criticised Over Civil Servants Treatment and SalariesPresident Robert Mugabe has come under fire for playing populist politics with
Mugabe Criticised Over Civil Servants Treatment and Salaries
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
President Robert Mugabe has come under fire for playing populist politics with government workers' livelihoods after backtracking from earlier vows civil servants' bonus payments were a right government could not reverse. Speaking during the annual... Read more
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International Business Times
Zimbabwe: Tajamuka movement vows to gather support in rural areas where 'fear of Zanu-PF' is fadingZimbabwean social media movement and anti-government campaign Tajamuka has vowe
Zimbabwe: Tajamuka movement vows to gather support in rural areas where 'fear of Zanu-PF' is fading
International Business Times / Posted 20 days ago
Zimbabwean social media movement and anti-government campaign Tajamuka has vowed to make significant gains and gather support in rural areas after a High Court rules a ban on pro-democracy protests unlawful. After almost four decades of quelled... Read more
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International Business Times
Zimbabwe: Tajamuka activists welcome court decision to overturn a police ban on demosa two-week ban by police on demonstrations in the capital Harare. After almost
Zimbabwe: Tajamuka activists welcome court decision to overturn a police ban on demos
International Business Times / Posted 20 days ago
a two-week ban by police on demonstrations in the capital Harare. After almost four decades of quelled frustrations under President Robert Mugabe's iron-fisted rule, a flurry of citizen or civil activism movements have been rising and spreading in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Domestic and External Implications of Economic ReformInternational and regional governmental engagement does not guarantee the succe
Domestic and External Implications of Economic Reform
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
International and regional governmental engagement does not guarantee the success of long-term reform, but continued isolation will almost certainly lead to the failure of reforms to take hold. Summary and Recommendations Zimbabwe is at a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PF Youth to Mugabe - Demos Won't Succeed in Ousting Youyouth league has vowed to "crush" future demonstrations, saying that the opposi
PF Youth to Mugabe - Demos Won't Succeed in Ousting You
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
youth league has vowed to "crush" future demonstrations, saying that the opposition will not succeed in overthrowing President Robert Mugabe's government. According to The Standard, the ruling party's youth said this during its national... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
An Approaching Transition in Zimbabwe Requires a U.S. Game PlanRobert Mugabe became prime minister after Zimbabwe attained independence in 198
An Approaching Transition in Zimbabwe Requires a U.S. Game Plan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
Robert Mugabe became prime minister after Zimbabwe attained independence in 1980, and soon began consolidating power. In what was dubbed the "Gukurahundi," his forces from 1983 to 1987 murdered or starved more than 20,000 people from the Ndebele... Read more
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International Business Times
Zimbabwe: Tajamuka social movement vows to protest as groups challenge regime over banZimbabwean social media movement Tajamuka has vowed to return to the streets in
Zimbabwe: Tajamuka social movement vows to protest as groups challenge regime over ban
International Business Times / Posted 23 days ago
Zimbabwean social media movement Tajamuka has vowed to return to the streets in spite of a two-week ban by police on political demonstrations carried out by opposition parties and pro-democracy groups in the country. After almost four decades of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Judges reckless for allowing protests - MugabeHarare - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has accused court judges of being r
Judges reckless for allowing protests - Mugabe
iol.co.za / Posted 24 days ago
Harare - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has accused court judges of being reckless in allowing anti-government demonstrations that later turned violent, state media reported on Sunday, a day before a legal challenge to last week's official ban on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mugabe Blasts Judges Over ProtestsPresident Robert Mugabe addressing his supporters. Zimbabwean President Robert
Mugabe Blasts Judges Over Protests
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
President Robert Mugabe addressing his supporters. Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly described as "negligent and reckless" the judges, who in the past weeks have sanctioned political demonstrations in the southern African... Read more
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Reuters
Zimbabwe's Mugabe says judges reckless for allowing protestsZimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe arrives home from abroad at the capital's ma
Zimbabwe's Mugabe says judges reckless for allowing protests
Reuters / Posted 24 days ago
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe arrives home from abroad at the capital's main airport in Harare, Zimbabwe September 3, 2016. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo HARARE Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has accused court judges of being reckless in... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Mugabe says judges reckless for allowing protestsZimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has accused court judges of being reckless i
Mugabe says judges reckless for allowing protests
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 24 days ago
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has accused court judges of being reckless in allowing anti-government demonstrations that later turned violent, state media reported on Sunday, a day before a legal challenge to last week's official ban on... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Zimbabwe's Mugabe says judges reckless for allowing protestsHARARE: Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has accused court judges of being re
Zimbabwe's Mugabe says judges reckless for allowing protests
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 24 days ago
HARARE: Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has accused court judges of being reckless in allowing anti-government demonstrations that later turned violent, state media reported on Sunday, a day before a legal challenge to last week's official ban on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Press Review 3 Septemberwill know, more than a few countries in Africa are blessed, or cursed, with see
African Press Review 3 September
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
will know, more than a few countries in Africa are blessed, or cursed, with seemingly immovable leaders intent on remaining president for life. One such is the President of Zimbabwe, Robert Gabriel Mugabe, who, lest we forget, has led the country... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Mugabe's Last StandWANT ELECTORAL REFORMS." But before they could march on the country's electora
Mugabe's Last Stand
Chicago Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
WANT ELECTORAL REFORMS." But before they could march on the country's electoral commission to show their discontent with President Robert Mugabe and his ruling ZANU-PF Party, they were set upon by riot police armed with batons, tear gas, and... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
I died, was resurrected - Mugabe jokes over death rumoursWorld News of Saturday, 3 September 2016 Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe ha
I died, was resurrected - Mugabe jokes over death rumours
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 25 days ago
World News of Saturday, 3 September 2016 Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has poured scorn over the latest rumours of his health, joking that he had died and was resurrected. Mr Mugabe, 92, was arriving back in the country at the main airport in... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Robert Mugabe cracks a joke amid rumours he is dyingZimbabwean president Robert Mugabe today poked fun at rumours he was dying by s
Robert Mugabe cracks a joke amid rumours he is dying
Daily Mirror / Posted 25 days ago
Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe today poked fun at rumours he was dying by saying: "Yes, I died, but I resurrected." The 92-year-old was responding to rumours online that he had been rushed for medical treatment in Dubai. Mugabe told journalists... Read more
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Christian Today
Zimbabwe's Mugabe: 'It's true I was dead. I resurrected as I always do'President Robert Mugabe arrives home from abroad at the capital's main airport
Zimbabwe's Mugabe: 'It's true I was dead. I resurrected as I always do'
Christian Today / Posted 25 days ago
President Robert Mugabe arrives home from abroad at the capital's main airport in Harare, Zimbabwe, September 3, 2016. Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe returned home from abroad in a jovial mood on Saturday, poking fun at the latest online media... Read more
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Reuters
Zimbabwe's Mugabe rejects ill health talk but faces rising public angerHARARE Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe returned home from abroad in a jovial
Zimbabwe's Mugabe rejects ill health talk but faces rising public anger
Reuters / Posted 25 days ago
HARARE Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe returned home from abroad in a jovial mood on Saturday, poking fun at the latest online media speculation that he was gravely ill and had sought medical help in Dubai. Mugabe, 92, came back to the grim... Read more
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BBC News
Robert Mugabe jokes over health rumoursImage caption Mr Mugabe, 92, said he had been in Dubai on a family matter Zimb
Robert Mugabe jokes over health rumours
BBC News / Posted 25 days ago
Image caption Mr Mugabe, 92, said he had been in Dubai on a family matter Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has poured scorn over the latest rumours of his health, joking that he had died and was resurrected. Mr Mugabe, 92, was arriving back in... Read more
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