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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Tsvangirai, Mujuru to Challenge Mugabe

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Tsvangirai, Mujuru to Challenge Mugabe

Morgan Tsvangirai and Joice Mujuru would seek to form coalition government to bring political change. President Robert Mugabe has run Zimbabwe since 1980.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Opposition Parties Demand UN-Conducted Vote, Police Out in Force

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Opposition Parties Demand UN-Conducted Vote, Police Out in Force

Zimbabwe is due to hold its next presidential and parliamentary election by July 2018. Mugabe has been endorsed as the ruling party’s presidential candidate.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Government to Pay Bonuses After Civil Servants Sit-In Protest

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Government to Pay Bonuses After Civil Servants Sit-In Protest

“The issue we were clamoring for, which is the cash payment of bonuses, has been accepted,” said Raymond Majongwe, Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Mujuru Changes Zimbabwe People First to National People’s Party

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Mujuru Changes Zimbabwe People First to National People’s Party

Mujuru said, “We realised that there were limitations that the name Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF) had in reflecting and selling the national democratic ideology and core values we espouse as a party.”

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Mugabe Says Party Will Choose Successor

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Mugabe Says Party Will Choose Successor

“Others saying ‘President, choose a successor before you retire’. Is that not imposition? Me imposing someone on the party? No, I don’t want that,” Mugabe said.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Grace Mugabe Castigates Zanu-PF Power-Hungry Bigwigs

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Grace Mugabe Castigates Zanu-PF Power-Hungry Bigwigs

“Some are saying President Mugabe is old and should retire. No! At least myself, I can say that because I did not start with him in 1980,” said Grace Mugabe.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Court Rejects Case Against Mugabe

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Court Rejects Case Against Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court dismissed case against President Robert Mugabe lodged by an activist who accused Mugabe of violating the southern African country’s supreme law during protests last year.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Zanu-PF to Zimbabweans: Donate 150 Cattles For Mugabe’s 93rd Birthday Party

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Zanu-PF to Zimbabweans: Donate 150 Cattles For Mugabe’s 93rd Birthday Party

Zimbabweans have reportedly been urged to donate at least 150 cattle towards President Robert Mugabe’s upcoming birthday celebrations later this month.
Mugabe turns 93 on February 21.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Evan Mawarire Denied Bail

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Evan Mawarire Denied Bail

Evan Mawarire – whose #ThisFlag movement led the biggest anti-government rallies in a decade in 2016 – is also charged with inciting violence and insulting the national flag.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: EFF Reaffirms Mugabe Not Good for Radical African Political Program

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: EFF Reaffirms Mugabe Not Good for Radical African Political Program

EFF reaffirms Mugabe is the bastion of the reactionary phenomenon of “lead to the death” that has crippled the image and praxis of post-colonial Africa.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: 17 October Mugabe Will Die, Says Arrested Pastor Patrick Mugadza

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: 17 October Mugabe Will Die, Says Arrested Pastor Patrick Mugadza

Patrick Mugadza, a preacher, told journalists last week that he had received a prophecy from God that Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe would die on Oct. 17.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: 2018 Election: ZANU-PF Endorses Mugabe

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: 2018 Election: ZANU-PF Endorses Mugabe

Supporters of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe chanting “tongai, tongai baba” (rule, rule father) endorsed the 92-year-old leader for a 2018 election run.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: As Zimbabwe’s Money Runs Out, So Does Mugabe’s Power

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: As Zimbabwe’s Money Runs Out, So Does Mugabe’s Power

“Top security officers have told Mugabe not to blame them if Rome starts to burn,” the report said.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Mugabe Offers Hint At Retirement

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Mugabe Offers Hint At Retirement

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe who has ruled Zimbabwe for 36 years, hinted at his possible retirement, but said he would leave office on his own terms.

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ZIMBABWE: Moyo And Mnangagwa Trade Barbs

ZIMBABWE: Moyo And Mnangagwa Trade Barbs

Moyo, a senior ZANU-PF official, said in a public statement that Mnangagwa was illegally using the anti-graft commission to further his political career.

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ZIMBABWE: Mugabe Skirts Retirement Talk At Cephas Msipa Burial

ZIMBABWE: Mugabe Skirts Retirement Talk At Cephas Msipa Burial

Mugabe, 92 and one of Africa’s longest serving leaders, is eligible to seek re-election at end of his current 5-year term in 2018, but looked frail.

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ZIMBABWE: Moyo Abuses ZIMDEF, Grace Mugabe Beneficiary

ZIMBABWE: Moyo Abuses ZIMDEF, Grace Mugabe Beneficiary

First Lady Grace Mugabe, war veterans and Zanu PF youths were some of the beneficiaries of funds drawn from the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef).

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ZIMBABWE: Corruption Report: Zimbabwe Losing $1 Billion Annually

ZIMBABWE: Corruption Report: Zimbabwe Losing $1 Billion Annually

“The resulting institutionalization and systematization of corruption in Zimbabwean political and economic spheres has been extensive,” TIZ said.

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ZIMBABWE: Mugabe Threatens To Pull Africa Out Of UN

ZIMBABWE: Mugabe Threatens To Pull Africa Out Of UN

Robert Mugabe has claimed that African countries along with other nations from other regions such as Asia are prepared to pull out of the United Nations and form their own splinter Union.

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ZIMBABWE: Botswana President Ian Khama To Mugabe: Time To Go

ZIMBABWE: Botswana President Ian Khama To Mugabe: Time To Go

“He’s not really able to provide the leadership that could get it out of its predicament,” Botswana President Ian Khama said.

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