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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 neig

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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

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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 milit

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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.

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Zimbabwe rivals sign power-sharing deal

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe signed a power-sharing agreement with opposition rival Morgan Tsvangirai on Monday, relinquishing some of his powers. The deal followed weeks of tense negotiations to end a deep political crisis compo

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Mugabe set to be declared winner

President Robert Mugabe is expected to be declared the winner of Zimbabwe's widely condemned election on Sunday and prepare to confront his critics at an African Union summit the next day. The West stepped up calls on Saturday for action t

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Pressure mounts on Mugabe to call off poll

African pressure mounted on Tuesday for President Robert Mugabe to call off a June 27 election after the UN Security Council issued an unprecedented condemnation of violence against opposition supporters. But Mugabe remained defiant and s

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Mugabe rival pulls out of election

Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai pulled out of a run-off election against President Robert Mugabe on Sunday, saying a free and fair poll was impossible in the current climate of violence. Speaking only hours after his opposit

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Zimbabwe poll heads to runoff

Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai will beat President Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe's crucial election, but be forced into a runoff vote in three weeks, according to a ruling party projection. Two ZANU-PF party sources said on Tuesday the pr

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