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Zimbabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa, others pay tribute to Robert Mugabe

Mugabe – the oldest African leader when he was removed from power in November 2017 – died of an undisclosed illness in a hospital in Singapore on Sept. 6.

Four notorious chapters of Robert Mugabe’s 37-year rule

Robert Mugabe ruled Zimbabwe from its independence in 1980 after British colonial rule until 2017.
The responses to the announcement were immediate and widely varied. Some hailed former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe a liberation hero. Others dismissed him as a monster.

Robert Mugabe as divisive in death as he was in life

The responses to the announcement were immediate and widely varied. Some hailed former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe a liberation hero. Others dismissed him as a "monster". This suggests that Mugabe will be as divisive a figure in death as he was in life, writes Roger Southall.

Robert Mugabe: A leader loved and hated in equal measure by Zimbabweans

Loved and hated in almost equal measure by Zimbabweans, the former teacher was best known for leading Zimbabwe to independence, his controversial land reform programme, his hatred of any political opposition and his very glamorous young wife Grace.

Zimbabwe’s Matabeleland massacre haunts Monday’s elections

Thirty-four years later, Ellis Ndlovu still cannot bear to look at the tree in the schoolyard where Zimbabwean soldiers killed her son.

President Mnangagwa: US misinformed about situation in Zimbabwe

President Emmerson Mnangagwa said the U. S. government made its recent decision to extend sanctions against Zimbabwe on the basis of misinformation by local opposition parties which are afraid of losing the forthcoming general elections.

Zimbabwean army ‘unleashing terror on villagers’ – opposition

Zimbabwean opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) part led by Welshman Ncube, has reportedly accused the army of "terrorising villagers" in Matabeleland ahead of the forthcoming elections.

Tourist killed by crocodile in Zimbabwe

A tourist has reportedly been killed and another was seriously injured in a crocodile attack in Zimbabwe's Matopos National Park in Matabeleland south over the weekend.

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa caves in to public demands, drops two ministers

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Saturday dropped two ministers he had appointed to his new cabinet just a day earlier, a move widely seen as a response to a public uproar over the nominations.

Zimbabwe’s former VP Phelekezela Mphoko returns home after Robert Mugabe ouster

Zimbabwe's former vice president, who was on a trip abroad during last month's military takeover that led to Robert Mugabe's resignation, has returned home, local media reported Saturday.

Robert Mugabe: The fall of the last man standing

I met and interviewed Mr Robert Mugabe in 1981. He was already the Prime Minister of the then newly independent Zimbabwe against my hopes and expectation.

Zimbabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa in key dates

Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was inaugurated on Friday as Zimbabwe’s new president, is a political veteran and party hardliner who for decades worked closely with Robert Mugabe.

Emmerson Mnangagwa: The ruthless Crocodile now ruling Zimbabwe

Nicknamed “the Crocodile” for his ruthlessness, Emmerson Mnangagwa who took over Friday as Zimbabwe’s president, is a hardliner with ties to the military who could prove as authoritarian as his mentor Robert Mugabe.

South Africa ‘dangerous’ for Robert Mugabe and wife Grace – report

Zimbabwean ex-president Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace could face serious trouble if they seek refuge in South Africa, as some rights activists could "hound them for crimes" they allegedly committed in both countries.

Beyond Mugabe: The other vultures in Harare

Robert Mugabe overstayed his welcome by miles. But he wouldn’t come this far without the support of his former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, the ruling ZANU-PF party and the military top brass. They were in it together.

Emmerson Mnangagwa: Zimbabwe’s ‘Crocodile’ to snap up the top job

Nicknamed "the Crocodile" for his ruthlessness, Emmerson Mnangagwa who will take over as Zimbabwe's next president, is a hardliner with ties to the military who could prove as authoritarian as his mentor Robert Mugabe.

Robert Mugabe leaves legacy of economic ruin, upheaval in Zimbabwe

From widely acclaimed liberator of his nation to despotic dictator, Robert Mugabe's 37-year rule of Zimbabwe has been one of Africa's most controversial and influential.

Pendulum of history swings against Robert Mugabe

Thirty-seven years ago, Robert Mugabe was feted as a titan who had won Africa's last great war against colonialism.

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