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Mugabe’s party to launch impeachment process Tuesday: MP

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party will launch the parliamentary process on Tuesday for impeaching President Robert Mugabe, a government lawmaker told AFP. The decision on Monday came after Mugabe missed a deadline to resign given to him by his party over the weekend. Once a simple majority …

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ZIMBABWE: The end of the Robert Mugabe era?

Mugabe: Liberation hero turned despot Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP |  Zimbabwe’s veteran leader Robert Mugabe once quipped that he’d rule his country until he turned 100. But the 93-year-old’s decades-long grip on power was slipped on Sunday after his own party told him to resign or face impeachment.  Sources close to …

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Mugabe to make statement tonight on State TV

BREAKING: Mugabe to make live TV address tonight: Zimbabwe state TV Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP |  Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe is to make a live television address on Sunday evening, state television announced, as the veteran leader faced the apparent end of his 37-year rule. “President RG Mugabe to address …

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Mugabe must resign or be impeached

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party said on Sunday that Robert Mugabe must resign as the country’s president or face impeachment, as it also resolved to expel his wife Grace. A party meeting in Harare agreed that “Mugabe resign forthwith from his position as president of Zimbabwe” …

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ZANU-PF picks ousted VP Mnangagwa for 2018 polls

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party said on Sunday that former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa, whose sacking sparked a military takeover earlier this week, would be its candidate for president in elections scheduled for 2018. “Mnangagwa was elected as president and first secretary of ZANU-PF… and was nominated …

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Elated Zimbabweans celebrate as Mugabe era fades

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Tens of thousands of overjoyed protesters flooded Zimbabwe’s streets Saturday celebrating President Robert Mugabe’s slipping power on the eve of crunch talks with the military to determine the veteran leader’s fate. In scenes of public euphoria not seen since independence in 1980, huge crowds marched, danced …

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