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Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa, Main Rival Sign Up For First Post-Mugabe Election

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa, Main Rival Sign Up For First Post-Mugabe Election

President Emmerson Mnangagwa registered on Thursday for Zimbabwe’s first national elections of the post-Mugabe era, with his main rival Nelson Chamisa hoping to rally younger voters against the generation that won independence. Western governments and investors will be closely watching the July 30 presidential and parliamentary ballots, for which monitors got clearance to deploy for […]

Zimbabwe: President Arrives in SA

Zimbabwe: President Arrives in SA

President Mugabe arrived here yesterday to attend Fort Hare University centenary celebrations set for today, where students at the university were protesting demanding that President Mugabe should address them and not the host President Jacob Zuma. President Mugabe arrived at East London Airport where he was welcomed by South African Minister in The Presidency for […]

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe will not pick successor, wants to live to 100

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe will not pick successor, wants to live to 100

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe says his successor must be chosen democratically and that his wife will not automatically inherit the role, a warning to feuding members of his ZANU-PF party that he is still in charge after 36 years in power. The comments from Africa’s oldest leader, now aged 92, are his clearest indication that […]