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Former Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe buried at his rural home village
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Former Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe buried at his rural home village

Sep 28th 2019, 5:51 PM 11,219 Views 16 Comments

Mugabe died in a Singapore hospital on 6 September, aged 95.

Traditional beliefs and rituals are fueling tensions over Mugabe's funeral
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Traditional beliefs and rituals are fueling tensions over Mugabe's funeral

Sep 18th 2019, 11:33 AM 8,250 Views 6 Comments

Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe died on 6 September, aged 95.

Acceptable in the 80s: Ireland once regarded Mugabe as a respected statesman and honoured guest
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Acceptable in the 80s: Ireland once regarded Mugabe as a respected statesman and honoured guest

Sep 6th 2019, 1:06 PM 20,228 Views 46 Comments

The Zimbabwe leader was viewed as a pariah by the West for decades. Things were different in 1983.

Zimbabwe opposition leader lashes 'unverified fake results' as Zanu-PF claim victory
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Zimbabwe opposition leader lashes 'unverified fake results' as Zanu-PF claim victory

Updated Aug 3rd 2018, 11:35 AM 11,533 Views 13 Comments

Robert Mugabe’s successor Emmerson Mnangagwa has been declared winner of the historic election.

Zimbabwe judge rules military action against Robert Mugabe legal
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Zimbabwe judge rules military action against Robert Mugabe legal

Nov 25th 2017, 10:16 AM 9,283 Views 16 Comments

The military stepped in almost two weeks ago after Mugabe’s firing of deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Zimbabwe's next leader nicknamed 'The Crocodile' prepares to take power
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Zimbabwe's next leader nicknamed 'The Crocodile' prepares to take power

Nov 23rd 2017, 12:15 PM 8,216 Views 26 Comments

He’s set to take power tomorrow.

Army appeals for calm as Mugabe faces impeachment test in Zimbabwe
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Army appeals for calm as Mugabe faces impeachment test in Zimbabwe

Nov 20th 2017, 9:15 PM 15,897 Views 20 Comments

Mugabe seemed to brush aside the turmoil — blithely declaring he would chair a top-level meeting of the party.

Mugabe defies resignation expectations in TV speech
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Mugabe defies resignation expectations in TV speech

Nov 19th 2017, 12:08 PM 24,966 Views 63 Comments

He has been in power for nearly four decades.

Thousands of protesters turn out in Zimbabwe calling for resignation of Robert Mugabe
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Thousands of protesters turn out in Zimbabwe calling for resignation of Robert Mugabe

Nov 18th 2017, 12:45 PM 13,698 Views 25 Comments

The marches will cap an unprecedented week in which generals seized power and put Mugabe under house arrest.

Robert Mugabe remains defiant in face of mounting pressure to step down
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Robert Mugabe remains defiant in face of mounting pressure to step down

Nov 17th 2017, 9:30 PM 21,975 Views 41 Comments

The talks in Harare came after soldiers put Mugabe under house arrest and took over state TV.

'Bizarre and offensive': Simon Harris weighs in on the Robert Mugabe controversy
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'Bizarre and offensive': Simon Harris weighs in on the Robert Mugabe controversy

Oct 22nd 2017, 3:15 PM 21,872 Views 52 Comments

Mugabe’s appointment was condemned by a number of officials..

Robert Mugabe's wife wants diplomatic immunity after being accused of attacking model
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Robert Mugabe's wife wants diplomatic immunity after being accused of attacking model

Aug 16th 2017, 9:10 PM 27,918 Views 29 Comments

Gabriella Engels, aged 20, said she had been attacked with an electrical extension cord.

Zimbabwe vendors get creative as Mugabe's job promises disappear
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Zimbabwe vendors get creative as Mugabe's job promises disappear

Oct 16th 2016, 9:30 AM 16,614 Views 5 Comments

Three piece suits are often the order of the day.

Zimbabwe is now exchanging 40 US cents for $100,000,000,000,000
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Zimbabwe is now exchanging 40 US cents for $100,000,000,000,000

Jun 12th 2015, 9:10 PM 27,804 Views 43 Comments

“I used it as garden manure. Why would I have kept that dirt?”

Mugabe now taking home €2,900 (in a country where the average wage is €300)
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Mugabe now taking home €2,900 (in a country where the average wage is €300)

Apr 22nd 2014, 4:15 PM 16,192 Views 55 Comments

The 90-year-old Zimbabwean Presidents said it was important his government “should recognise the hard times at the moment”.

Cornflakes and Ribena among foods banned during Mugabe's 1983 visit to Ireland
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Cornflakes and Ribena among foods banned during Mugabe's 1983 visit to Ireland

Dec 30th 2013, 7:30 AM 25,357 Views 21 Comments

State papers have revealed Mrs Mugabe’s dietary requirements.

Six detained air force officers caused significant tension for Mugabe’s visit to Ireland
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Six detained air force officers caused significant tension for Mugabe’s visit to Ireland

Dec 27th 2013, 9:15 AM 9,830 Views 4 Comments

It was a hot topic of discussion whether Taoiseach Fitzgerald should raise the issue of the detained air force officers with Mugabe during his visit.

It would be deemed an “unfortunate event” if Mugabe was harmed on state visit to Ireland
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It would be deemed an “unfortunate event” if Mugabe was harmed on state visit to Ireland

Dec 27th 2013, 8:45 AM 13,288 Views 17 Comments

A 1980s state paper advised the Department of Justice to increase security as it would not look good for the country if he was harmed while visiting Ireland.

Mugabe's party claims victory as observers question vote
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Mugabe's party claims victory as observers question vote

Aug 1st 2013, 10:39 AM 4,654 Views 29 Comments

Zimbabwe election observers have said that the country’s Presidential election was “seriously compromised”.

Photos: Zimbabwe goes to the polls amid fears of vote-rigging
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Photos: Zimbabwe goes to the polls amid fears of vote-rigging

Jul 31st 2013, 9:00 AM 3,224 Views 13 Comments

Robert Mugabe has been in power for 33 years, but has promised to step down if he loses this election.

Zimbabweans vote on new constitution that would curb Mugabe's power
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Zimbabweans vote on new constitution that would curb Mugabe's power

Mar 16th 2013, 4:45 PM 3,419 Views 5 Comments

Voters are expected to roundly back the text, which would introduce presidential term limits, beef up parliament’s powers and set elections to decide whether 89-year-old Robert Mugabe stays in power.

Is Robert Mugabe fighting for his life?
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Is Robert Mugabe fighting for his life?

Apr 10th 2012, 10:14 AM 3,000 Views 19 Comments

The Zimbabwean leader is reportedly undergoing medical treatment in Singapore amid speculation he may be about to hand over power.

Mugabe says he is "fit as a fiddle" and compares himself to Jesus
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Mugabe says he is "fit as a fiddle" and compares himself to Jesus

Feb 21st 2012, 2:00 PM 2,125 Views 15 Comments

The Zimbabwean president, speaking on his 88th birthday, also gave tips on how to live a long life.