Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe opposition leader, dies aged 65

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Death deals blow to MDC party in face of resurgent Zanu-PF ahead of possible May poll

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The year’s top development stories: 2017 in review

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As Donald Trump cut funding for family planning and people from east Africa to Yemen went hungry, peace finally gained a foothold in Colombia

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Mnangagwa sworn in as Zimbabwe president

4 min read Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn in as Zimbabwe’s president on Friday, marking the final chapter of a political drama that toppled his predecessor Robert Mugabe after a military takeover. Mnangagwa, until recently one of Mugabe’s closest allies, took the oath of office at the national sports stadium on the outskirts of Harare to an explosion of cheering from the full-to-capacity crowd….

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Emmerson Mnangagwa to be sworn in as Zimbabwe’s president on Friday

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Former vice-president, whose sacking by Robert Mugabe triggered the country’s political crisis, flies home from South Africa

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The end of an era: Robert Mugabe resigns as president of Zimbabwe

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Speaker of parliament announces news during hearing to impeach 93-year-old leader, a week after military takeover

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Breaking News: President Robert Mugabe Resigns After 37 Years In Power

< 1 min read President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe has resigned as President after 37 years in power. A letter from Mr Mugabe said the decision was voluntary, Reuters news agency reports. The surprise announcement came as lawmakers debated an impeachment motion against Mr Mugabe in a joint sitting of parliament. Mr Mugabe had previously refused to resign despite last week’s military takeover, and…

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Mugabe agrees to step down on terms and conditions

< 1 min read Zimbabwe’s long-time president Robert Mugabe has agreed to the terms of his resignation and a letter has been drafted, an official source with direct knowledge of negotiations told CNN. The source said that the generals had given into many of Mugabe’s demands including full immunity for himself and his wife Grace, and that he would keep his private properties. According…

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Zimbabwe’s ruling party fires Robert Mugabe as leader

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Zanu PF has sacked the president and replaced him with Emmerson Mnangagwa, the deputy he dismissed two weeks ago

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Zimbabweans march as Mugabe’s future in the balance

3 min read Thousands of protesters flooded Zimbabwe’s streets demanding Robert Mugabe’s resignation on Saturday in a movement organised by independence war veterans and backed by ruling party barons and the army. The mass turnout came after an unprecedented week which saw the army’s top brass seizing power and putting Mugabe under house arrest in response to his sacking of Vice President Emmerson…

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Robert Mugabe makes first public appearance since military takeover

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Zimbabwe’s veteran leader attends graduation ceremony as calls grow for army to reveal transition plans

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