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Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe refuses to stand down in talks with military

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, the world's oldest head of state, refused to resign during a crunch meeting on Thursday with military generals who have seized control of the country.

Robert Mugabe: the last of Africa’s fathers of independence

At 93, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe is the last living African head of state to have fought for his country’s independence from a colonial power before becoming its leader.

South Africa opposition rejects call to give Robert Mugabe asylum

South Africa’s opposition party, the Congress of the People (Cope), has rejected calls to offer Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe political asylum in the country.

Zimbabwe crisis a ‘confusing situation’ – UN chief Antonio Guterres

United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has described the ongoing political impasse in Zimbabwe as confusing reiterating the body’s call for the situation to be handled peacefully.

Johannesburg Mayor gives govt ultimatum over illegal immigrants

The City of Johannesburg has given the South African Department of Home Affairs an ultimatum to produce a plan to address illegal migration by November 24.

Zimbabwe’s Morgan Tsvangirai calls on Robert Mugabe to resign

Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai urged President Robert Mugabe to resign in the interest of the country after the military seized power.

Fall from Grace: Robert Mugabe’s wife was his weakness

President Robert Mugabe’s downfall was caused by the ambitions of his combative wife Grace, whose emergence as his likely successor proved a step too far for Zimbabwe’s military, analysts say.

Ex-VP Emmerson Mnangagwa ‘has been planning a post-Robert Mugabe vision for more than a...

Zimbabwe's ex-deputy president Emmerson Mnangagwa has been mapping out a post-Robert Mugabe vision with the military and opposition for more than a year, says intelligence reports according to Reuters.

We’ll never accept coup in Zimbabwe – African Union

The head of the African Union said Thursday that the body “will never accept the military coup d’etat” in Zimbabwe.

Army takeover in Zimbabwe threat to democracy – UGRFP

The United Global Resolve for Peace (UGRFP), an NGO has condemned the undemocratic takeover of government by the Zimbabwean military.

US embassy backs credibility claims of Liberia’s disputed election

The U.S. embassy in Liberia on Wednesday defended the credibility of last month’s presidential election there, amid allegations of irregularities and fraud that have delayed a run-off poll.

‘Friendly policy’ toward Zimbabwe won’t change – China

China said on Thursday that its “friendly policy” toward Zimbabwe would not change, after the military said it had seized power and was holding President Robert Mugabe and his family safe while targeting “criminals”.

Ex-VP Joice Mujuru ‘unaware’ of transitional govt talks for Zimbabwe

Former vice president of Zimbabwe Joice Mujuru said on Thursday that she was unaware of talks about a transitional government.

Robert Mugabe set to hand over power to ex-VP Emmerson Mnangagwa ‘imminently’ – report

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is reportedly expected to hand over power "imminently" to his former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa.

West Africa to enhance measures against money laundering, terrorism financing

West African countries are set to enhance measures to combat money laundering and terrorism financing in the sub-region.

I remain Zimbabwe’s only legitimate ruler – Robert Mugabe

Arrested Robert Mugabe is insisting he remains Zimbabwe’s only legitimate ruler, an intelligence source said, on Thursday.

Grace’s allies ‘fished out’ from Mugabe’s Borrowdale mansion – report

Two leaders of Zanu-PF's Generation 40 (G40) faction – Political Commissar Saviour Kasukuwere and Higher Education Minister Jonathan Moyo - have reportedly been arrested by the army.

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe resisting army pressure to quit – report

President Robert Mugabe is insisting he remains Zimbabwe’s only legitimate ruler, an intelligence source said on Thursday.

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