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Echoes of Mugabe as Zimbabwe President entrenches his power
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Echoes of Mugabe as Zimbabwe President entrenches his power

Jun 1st 2021, 7:17 AM 18,847 Views 15 Comments

Emmerson Mnangagwa seized power after a military coup in 2017.

Robert Mugabe left $10 million, a farm and two houses - but no will
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Robert Mugabe left $10 million, a farm and two houses - but no will

Dec 3rd 2019, 10:10 PM 18,787 Views 24 Comments

Mugabe’s daughter disclosed these assets to the High Court after the family had been unable to locate a will.

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.

'Bob did his best': Zimbabweans divided as State funeral held for Robert Mugabe
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'Bob did his best': Zimbabweans divided as State funeral held for Robert Mugabe

Sep 14th 2019, 2:49 PM 9,996 Views 10 Comments

While Mugabe leaves a divided legacy, no expense was spared for his funeral in Harare today.

Body of Robert Mugabe being flown home ahead of funeral in 60,000-seater stadium
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Body of Robert Mugabe being flown home ahead of funeral in 60,000-seater stadium

Sep 11th 2019, 9:31 AM 12,411 Views 18 Comments

Mugabe will lie in state tomorrow and Friday at Rufaro Stadium in Mbare township in Harare.

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.

Former Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe has died aged 95
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Former Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe has died aged 95

Updated Sep 6th 2019, 7:18 AM 51,854 Views 81 Comments

Mugabe led Zimbabwe for over 30 years.

Voting closes after high turnout in Zimbabwe's first post-Mugabe election
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Voting closes after high turnout in Zimbabwe's first post-Mugabe election

Jul 30th 2018, 9:19 PM 5,686 Views 5 Comments

Officials overseeing the polls said long queues at many polling stations suggested a high turnout nationwide.

Mugabe hopes his former party will lose Zimbabwe election
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Mugabe hopes his former party will lose Zimbabwe election

Jul 30th 2018, 7:52 AM 10,065 Views 16 Comments

Voters in Zimbabwe are going to the polls today in the country’s first election without Robert Mugabe on the ballot.

Emmerson Mnangagwa: 'A changing of the guard or a genuine fresh start for Zimbabwe?'
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Emmerson Mnangagwa: 'A changing of the guard or a genuine fresh start for Zimbabwe?'

Nov 28th 2017, 7:00 AM 7,576 Views 13 Comments

It’s been like a dream for many people in Zimbabwe who feared that Mugabe would cling to power until his last breath, writes Sarah McCann.

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.

'The people have spoken' - Zimbabwe has sworn in its new president
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'The people have spoken' - Zimbabwe has sworn in its new president

Nov 24th 2017, 11:56 AM 7,419 Views 8 Comments

Former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa takes over from Robert Mugabe who had been in power for 37 years.

Zimbabwe's new president promises 'full democracy' in address to jubilant crowds
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Zimbabwe's new president promises 'full democracy' in address to jubilant crowds

Nov 22nd 2017, 10:24 PM 14,039 Views 21 Comments

Mnangagwa was fired as Mugabe’s deputy earlier this month.

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.

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.

Zimbabwe crisis: Mugabe in talks with South Africa to find resolution to country's turmoil
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Zimbabwe crisis: Mugabe in talks with South Africa to find resolution to country's turmoil

Nov 16th 2017, 3:09 PM 22,820 Views 41 Comments

Robert Mugabe fired his vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa last week but he may still succeed him.

Zimbabwe crisis: Mugabe 'under house arrest' after army seizes control
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Zimbabwe crisis: Mugabe 'under house arrest' after army seizes control

Nov 15th 2017, 12:18 PM 21,700 Views 40 Comments

In the early morning broadcast, the military said that President Robert Mugabe and his family were safe.

A tumultuous 24 hours: What's been happening in Zimbabwe, and what's next
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A tumultuous 24 hours: What's been happening in Zimbabwe, and what's next

Nov 15th 2017, 10:26 AM 14,000 Views 36 Comments

“As soon as we have accomplished our mission we expect that the situation will return to normalcy,” the military said.

Tanks seen heading towards Harare after army chief's warning to Mugabe over 'treacherous shenanigans'
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Tanks seen heading towards Harare after army chief's warning to Mugabe over 'treacherous shenanigans'

Nov 14th 2017, 6:15 PM 15,818 Views 18 Comments

President Robert Mugabe’s decision to fire his vice president has led to political uncertainty.

US journalist charged with attempting to overthrow Robert Mugabe after calling him 'selfish and sick'
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US journalist charged with attempting to overthrow Robert Mugabe after calling him 'selfish and sick'

Nov 4th 2017, 7:15 PM 10,266 Views 0 Comments

Martha O’Donovan, who works in Zimbabwe, has been remanded in custody.

Robert Mugabe isn't falling asleep at events - he's 'just resting his eyes'
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Robert Mugabe isn't falling asleep at events - he's 'just resting his eyes'

May 12th 2017, 8:29 AM 12,796 Views 33 Comments

“The President cannot suffer bright lights,” a spokesperson said about the 93-year-old.

Priest arrested for predicting 92-year-old Robert Mugabe will die this year
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Priest arrested for predicting 92-year-old Robert Mugabe will die this year

Jan 16th 2017, 10:31 PM 20,127 Views 25 Comments

The priest had even given a date.

92-year-old Mugabe backed to continue his rule over Zimbabwe
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92-year-old Mugabe backed to continue his rule over Zimbabwe

Dec 17th 2016, 5:21 PM 9,729 Views 53 Comments

He has led the country for 36 years.

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.

92-year-old Robert Mugabe just threatened to punch a journalist
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92-year-old Robert Mugabe just threatened to punch a journalist

Mar 5th 2016, 1:05 PM 14,898 Views 38 Comments

The Zimbabwean President wasn’t okay with discussing his plans for retirement.

Food shortages aren't stopping Mugabe from throwing himself a massive birthday party
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Food shortages aren't stopping Mugabe from throwing himself a massive birthday party

Feb 27th 2016, 4:18 PM 16,772 Views 15 Comments

The scale of today’s celebrations have attracted controversy in drought-hit Zimbabwe.

Photographers in Zimbabwe forced to delete photos of President Mugabe falling
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Photographers in Zimbabwe forced to delete photos of President Mugabe falling

Feb 5th 2015, 10:36 AM 16,763 Views 44 Comments

Mugabe sped off in a limousine after the tumble.

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”.

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Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Apr 18th 2014, 9:55 PM 28,231 Views 4 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Jill Meagher, pubs being closed, and disaster at Mount Everest.

Robert Mugabe isn't impressed with Europe's "homosexual nonsense"
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Robert Mugabe isn't impressed with Europe's "homosexual nonsense"

Apr 18th 2014, 5:30 PM 18,284 Views 67 Comments

The 90-year-old leader of Zimbabwe was strongly critical of Europe during a speech today.

Meet the women married to the world's biggest despots
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Meet the women married to the world's biggest despots

Jan 12th 2014, 5:30 PM 64,212 Views 64 Comments

Grace Mugabe, Asma al-Assad and all 30 of King Abdullah’s spouses.

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.

Mugabe tells defeated foe to "go hang"
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Mugabe tells defeated foe to "go hang"

Aug 12th 2013, 2:01 PM 4,832 Views 17 Comments

“If they die, even dogs will not sniff at their corpses” – Robert Mugabe has delivered a blistering public address, his first since the disputed election.

Mugabe faces growing fallout after disputed election win
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Mugabe faces growing fallout after disputed election win

Aug 4th 2013, 7:30 PM 6,426 Views 15 Comments

Robert Mugabe’s rival, Morgan Tsvangirai, denounced the win as “stolen”.

Opposition cries foul as Mugabe claims landslide election victory
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Opposition cries foul as Mugabe claims landslide election victory

Aug 3rd 2013, 6:09 PM 4,620 Views 22 Comments

Robert Mugabe’s ZANU-PF party claims to have won 61 per cent of the vote, but longtime opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai says he’ll appeal the result in the courts.

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.

'If you lose you must surrender': Mugabe vows to step down if he loses election
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'If you lose you must surrender': Mugabe vows to step down if he loses election

Jul 30th 2013, 8:45 PM 4,512 Views 12 Comments

Polls show that Mugabe is set to lose tomorrow’s election but the opposition has produced what it says is evidence that the government plans to rig the elections.

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.

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