Wednesday 22 November 2017

Zimbabwe celebrates Mugabe resignation

Zimbabweans celebrated late into the night after Robert Mugabe resigned as president,a post he held for 37 years.   His ally turned rival, former Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa, is expected to return from neighbouring South Africa and could be appointed as th


Zimbabwe ruling party sacks Mugabe

Zimbabwe's ruling party has sacked Robert Mugabe as its leader, as pressure intensifies for him to step down as president, a BBC report said.   Zanu-PF appointed ex-Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was fired by Mugabe two weeks ago, in his place.


Mugabe resists call to resign

Zimbabwe's long-time President Robert Mugabe, put under house arrest by the military, is reportedly refusing to step down immediately, despite growing calls for his resignation, a BBC report said.   The military said on Friday it was "engaging" wit


Army takes control in Zimbabwe, Mugabe 'under arrest'

Zimbabwe’s military took control of the country early Wednesday and detained its longtime leader, President Robert Mugabe, capping a political showdown over Mugabe’s apparent attempts to install his wife as his successor. In a televised announcement after tanks and tr


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