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Zimbabwe crisis: What we know

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Zimbabwe is locked in one of its worst political crises since independence with strongman Robert Mugabe refusing to resign despite a military takeover, mass street protests and possible impeachment. Here is a snapshot of the ongoing turmoil: – Vice president sacked – November 6: Mugabe …

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Zimbabwe lawmakers begin historic debate on Mugabe impeachment

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Zimbabwe’s parliament on Tuesday began debating impeachment proceedings against President Robert Mugabe, the country’s sole leader since independence 37 years ago. As the 93-year-old autocrat faced intensifying pressure to quit, southern Africa’s regional bloc announced it was dispatching the presidents of Angola and South Africa …

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Zimbabwe war veterans call for immediate anti-Mugabe protests

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Zimbabwe’s influential war veterans on Tuesday called for immediate protests against President Robert Mugabe as parliament moved to impeach the veteran leader. “All the people must leave what they are doing, come to Harare… we just want to see the back of Mugabe immediately. The …

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Impeachment motion looms against Mugabe

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Zimbabwe’s ruling party is to launch impeachment proceedings Tuesday against President Robert Mugabe, in the latest bid to oust the 93-year-old strongman still clinging to power after 37 years in office. A military takeover last week was followed by huge street protests against the authoritarian …

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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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