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Mugabe’s family planning to build museum at his rural home – report

The family of the late former Zimbabwe President, Robert Mugabe, is planning to build a museum at his rural home in Zvimba where he lies buried, local media reported.

Osinbajo to represent Nigeria at Mugabe’s Funeral – Presidency

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will represent President Muhammadu Buhari at the state funeral for former President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe.

Mugabe: Zimbabwe has lost a great nationalist – Jonathan

Former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, has reacted to the death of ex-Zimbabwe President, Robert Mugabe who died at the age of 95 on Friday in Singapore.

Tribute: Mugabe started very well, stayed too long and ended tragically – El-Rufai

The Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has paid a tribute to the ex-Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe who passed on in the late hours of Thursday in Singapore, following a protracted illness.

How my romantic relationship with Grace started – Mugabe

Former Zimbabwean president, Robert Mugabe, has revealed how his love affair with his wife, Grace started. Mugabe, while speaking at the funeral of his mother-in-law,...

Grabbing the spotlight, Mugabe casts his vote — but who for?

Walking slowly but unaided into the polling station, Robert Mugabe was not going to let his fall from power stop him from seeking a...

Mugabe says he will not vote for successor Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe, who was ousted in November, said Sunday that he would not vote for his successor Emmerson Mnangagwa in the...

Mugabe to hold press conference on eve of Zimbabwe election

Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe, 94, is to give a surprise press conference Sunday on the eve of the country's first election since he...

First fatality after Zimbabwe presidential rally blast

A blast that narrowly missed Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa at a weekend rally in Bulawayo has claimed its first fatality, a state-run radio station...

US observers urge steps to ensure free poll in Zimbabwe

US pro-democracy groups have urged Zimbabwean authorities to take steps to ensure a free and fair election in July and break from a history...

Zimbabwe drops case against US journalist on Mugabe tweet

A Zimbabwean court on Thursday set aside a case against an American journalist who was charged with insulting then-president Robert Mugabe on Twitter. Martha O'Donovan...

Zimbabwe’s new leader issues ultimatum for externalised funds

Zimbabwe's new president on Tuesday gave a three-month ultimatum for the return of funds siphoned out of the country by individuals and corporations, as...

Zimbabwe declares Mugabe’s birthday public holiday

The Zimbabwean government has officially declared February 2 Robert Gabriel Mugabe National Youth Day, thereby making the former president’s birthday a public holiday. According to...

Mugabe “glowed” with relief after he quit, says priest

Robert Mugabe's face “glowed” with relief when he agreed to step down as Zimbabwe's president last week under pressure from the military and his...

Mugabe accepts ousting and is ‘quite jovial’, his nephew says

Robert Mugabe's nephew said Sunday the ousted Zimbabwean president was in good health and "quite jovial" after being forced to resign when a military...

Zimbabwe court says military takeover was legal

A Zimbabwe High Court has ruled that the military takeover that led to Robert Mugabe's ousting was legal, raising immediate concerns about judicial independence...

Mnangagwa to be sworn in as Zimbabwe president

Zimbabwe's Emmerson Mnangagwa was set to be sworn in as president on Friday, marking the final chapter of a political drama that toppled his...

Zimbabwe’s next leader prepares to take power

Zimbabwe's Emmerson Mnangagwa was preparing Thursday for his new role as president after a triumphant return home following the dramatic departure of Robert Mugabe,...

Mugabe granted immunity as part of resignation deal

Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe was granted immunity from prosecution, sources close to the negotiations said on Thursday. According to the source, Mugabe was assured...

Zimbabweans relish bribe-free roads after Mugabe’s fall

As Robert Mugabe's regime tottered and fell, one immediate benefit that Zimbabweans celebrated with glee was the sudden absence of bribe-extracting police who were...

Zimbabwe’s next leader returns after Mugabe exit

Zimbabwe's former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa flew home on Wednesday to take power after the resignation of Robert Mugabe put an end to 37...

Mugabe’s party to launch impeachment process Tuesday

Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party will launch the parliamentary process on Tuesday for impeaching President Robert Mugabe, a government lawmaker told AFP. The decision on Monday...

Noon deadline looms for defiant Mugabe as Zimbabwe crisis deepen

Robert Mugabe faced the threat of impeachment by his own party on Monday, after his shock insistence he still holds power in Zimbabwe despite...

Strongman of Zimbabwean politics goes the way of all dictators

Tuesday night, 14th of November, 2017, the last chapter in the long history of Mugabe in the Zimbabwean public space was opened. He was...

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