Category: Zimbabwe’s

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Who’s Emmerson Mnangagwa, Zimbabwe’s ‘Crocodile’?

Harare, Zimbabwe – On Wednesday, two weeks after fleeing to South Africa, a beaming Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa emerged from his car to the thundering chants of “Garwe! Garwe! Garwe!”. The roar only grew louder as the 75-year-old later took to the stage to address the cheering crowds. “Today, we are witnessing the beginning of a new and unfolding…

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Who will likely be Zimbabwe’s subsequent president?

Thousands poured out into the streets of the Zimbabwean capital, Harare, after Robert Mugabe stood down following days of political turmoil. The former president ruled the country for nearly 37 years, first as prime minister and later as president, after a career spent leading the struggle for independence from Britain, which saw him both imprisoned…

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Robert Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe’s president

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has submitted his resignation after nearly four decades as the country’s leader. Mugabe defied demands to step down for almost a week after a military takeover and expulsion from his own ruling ZANU-PF party but stepped down on Tuesday, hours after parliament started an impeachment process. Cheers broke out in the…