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South Africa’s Mangosuthu Buthelezi raises alarm over hate sponsors

As South Africans prepare for elections on May 8, opposition parliamentarians of Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) claim that “demagogues in the political arena” are driving a campaign of hatred.
Zimbabwe President elect Emmerson Mnangagwa smiles in the garden of The State House in Harare on August 3, 2018, at the end of a press conference. Mnangagwa defended the landmark election in which he was declared victorious, despite claims from the opposition of vote-rigging. / AFP PHOTO / MARCO LONGARI

Emmerson Mnangagwa returns to Zimbabwe after protest crackdown

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has landed back in Harare, state television said on Tuesday, after cutting short a foreign tour over nationwide protests that were met with a brutal security crackdown.

Zimbabwe president cuts short foreign tour over protests

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa broke off a foreign tour Sunday, saying he wanted his country "calm, stable and working again" as criticism grew over a brutal crackdown in response to protests.

Zimbabwe president says ‘monumental task’ to fix economy

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday called for calm as he vowed to tackle the "monumental task" of fixing the shattered economy that has sparked violent protests this week.
Zimbabwe President elect Emmerson Mnangagwa smiles in the garden of The State House in Harare on August 3, 2018, at the end of a press conference. Mnangagwa defended the landmark election in which he was declared victorious, despite claims from the opposition of vote-rigging. / AFP PHOTO / MARCO LONGARI

President Mnangagwa calls for peace, welcomes poll petition ruling

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday welcomed a court ruling endorsing his election victory after judges threw out an opposition bid to overturn the results over alleged ballot fraud.
Zimbabwe President elect Emmerson Mnangagwa smiles in the garden of The State House in Harare on August 3, 2018, at the end of a press conference. Mnangagwa defended the landmark election in which he was declared victorious, despite claims from the opposition of vote-rigging. / AFP PHOTO / MARCO LONGARI

President Mnangagwa says disputed Zimbabwe election ‘behind us’

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Monday called for the country to move on from its disputed election, despite his victory being challenged in court over alleged fraud and his inauguration delayed.
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Zimbabwe president suspects political faction behind rally blast

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said he suspected dissidents from his own party linked to Robert Mugabe’s wife were behind an explosion at a rally he attended last week.

Diamond probe: Robert Mugabe’s grilling by parliament postponed

Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe will no longer appear tomorrow before a parliament committee to answer questions on multi-billion-dollar corruption in the diamond industry after the hearing was postponed.

Aisha Buhari can’t be compared to Grace Mugabe – Nwabueze Onwuneme tells Remo Omokiri

Onwuneme in a statement in Umuahia, urged Omokri to “be more innovative in his desperate efforts to keep his job rather than compounding it and bringing more troubles and ridicule to his boss’s wife who presently has several money laundering charges hanging on her neck”.

Zimbabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa promises financial stability, elections in 2018

Zimbabwe President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, promised on Friday that elections would be held in 2016 as scheduled and outlined a broad vision for restoring economic and financial stability.

Robert Mugabe ‘agrees to resign’ – report

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's 37-year rule appeared to have come to an end on Sunday after a source confirmed he had agreed to resign and was preparing to address the nation.

SADC to discuss Zimbabwe next week Tuesday

Zimbabwe's political situation is set to be discussed on Tuesday when four countries with the southern African regional bloc meet in Angola.

Robert Mugabe: I don’t think anyone should be president for that amount of time...

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe should end his attempts to remain in office after the military seized power, as he has no regional diplomatic support to stay in power, Botswana President Ian Khama said on Friday.

Zimbabwean priest mediating potential Robert Mugabe exit – report

A Catholic priest is mediating a potential political exit for Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, although the 93-year-old is insisting he can only be removed via a party leadership vote, political and intelligence sources said on Thursday.

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe strips VP Emmerson Mnangagwa of justice ministry

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has stripped his deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa of the Justice ministry in a Cabinet reshuffle that also targeted the under fire politician’s influential allies.

Zanu-PF crisis: Insulting each other is a shame – Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe on Saturday warned some ministers will be axed in a shake-up of his cabinet amid deepening infighting in his Zanu-PF party over who succeeds him.

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Oyo government to partner NDE on youth empowerment schemes – governor

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