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#Robert Mugabe

# robert-mugabe - Friday 10 September, 2021

Zimbabwe magistrate rules Mugabe should be reburied
# Zimbabwe
# Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe magistrate rules Mugabe should be reburied

Sep 10th 2021, 9:30 PM 24,092 Views 14 Comments

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government wanted Mugabe’s burial to be a public event at the hilltop National Heroes Acre.

# robert-mugabe - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Echoes of Mugabe as Zimbabwe President entrenches his power
# Zimbabwe
# Zimbabwe

Echoes of Mugabe as Zimbabwe President entrenches his power

Jun 1st 2021, 7:17 AM 18,866 Views 15 Comments

Emmerson Mnangagwa seized power after a military coup in 2017.

# robert-mugabe - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Robert Mugabe left $10 million, a farm and two houses - but no will
# Zimbabwe
# Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe left $10 million, a farm and two houses - but no will

Dec 3rd 2019, 10:10 PM 18,795 Views 24 Comments

Mugabe’s daughter disclosed these assets to the High Court after the family had been unable to locate a will.

# robert-mugabe - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Former Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe buried at his rural home village
# Burial
# Burial

Former Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe buried at his rural home village

Sep 28th 2019, 5:51 PM 11,230 Views 16 Comments

Mugabe died in a Singapore hospital on 6 September, aged 95.

# robert-mugabe - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Traditional beliefs and rituals are fueling tensions over Mugabe's funeral
# Robert Mugabe
# Robert Mugabe

Traditional beliefs and rituals are fueling tensions over Mugabe's funeral

Sep 18th 2019, 11:33 AM 8,252 Views 6 Comments

Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe died on 6 September, aged 95.

# robert-mugabe - Saturday 14 September, 2019

'Bob did his best': Zimbabweans divided as State funeral held for Robert Mugabe
# Divided Legacy
# Divided Legacy

'Bob did his best': Zimbabweans divided as State funeral held for Robert Mugabe

Sep 14th 2019, 2:49 PM 9,998 Views 10 Comments

While Mugabe leaves a divided legacy, no expense was spared for his funeral in Harare today.

# robert-mugabe - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Body of Robert Mugabe being flown home ahead of funeral in 60,000-seater stadium
# Zimbabwe
# Zimbabwe

Body of Robert Mugabe being flown home ahead of funeral in 60,000-seater stadium

Sep 11th 2019, 9:31 AM 12,412 Views 18 Comments

Mugabe will lie in state tomorrow and Friday at Rufaro Stadium in Mbare township in Harare.

# robert-mugabe - Friday 6 September, 2019

Acceptable in the 80s: Ireland once regarded Mugabe as a respected statesman and honoured guest
# Decline And Fall
# Decline And Fall

Acceptable in the 80s: Ireland once regarded Mugabe as a respected statesman and honoured guest

Sep 6th 2019, 1:06 PM 20,262 Views 46 Comments

The Zimbabwe leader was viewed as a pariah by the West for decades. Things were different in 1983.

Former Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe has died aged 95
# Robert Mugabe
# Robert Mugabe

Former Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe has died aged 95

Updated Sep 6th 2019, 7:18 AM 51,865 Views 81 Comments

Mugabe led Zimbabwe for over 30 years.

# robert-mugabe - Monday 30 July, 2018

Voting closes after high turnout in Zimbabwe's first post-Mugabe election
# Decision Time
# Decision Time

Voting closes after high turnout in Zimbabwe's first post-Mugabe election

Jul 30th 2018, 9:19 PM 5,687 Views 5 Comments

Officials overseeing the polls said long queues at many polling stations suggested a high turnout nationwide.

Mugabe hopes his former party will lose Zimbabwe election
# Polling Day
# Polling Day

Mugabe hopes his former party will lose Zimbabwe election

Jul 30th 2018, 7:52 AM 10,067 Views 16 Comments

Voters in Zimbabwe are going to the polls today in the country’s first election without Robert Mugabe on the ballot.

# robert-mugabe - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Emmerson Mnangagwa: 'A changing of the guard or a genuine fresh start for Zimbabwe?'
# Column
# Column

Emmerson Mnangagwa: 'A changing of the guard or a genuine fresh start for Zimbabwe?'

Nov 28th 2017, 7:00 AM 7,583 Views 13 Comments

It’s been like a dream for many people in Zimbabwe who feared that Mugabe would cling to power until his last breath, writes Sarah McCann.

# robert-mugabe - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Zimbabwe judge rules military action against Robert Mugabe legal
# Legal
# Legal

Zimbabwe judge rules military action against Robert Mugabe legal

Nov 25th 2017, 10:16 AM 9,288 Views 16 Comments

The military stepped in almost two weeks ago after Mugabe’s firing of deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa.

# robert-mugabe - Friday 24 November, 2017

'The people have spoken' - Zimbabwe has sworn in its new president
# The Crocodile
# The Crocodile

'The people have spoken' - Zimbabwe has sworn in its new president

Nov 24th 2017, 11:56 AM 7,423 Views 8 Comments

Former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa takes over from Robert Mugabe who had been in power for 37 years.

# robert-mugabe - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Zimbabwe's new president promises 'full democracy' in address to jubilant crowds
# Emmerson Mnangagwa
# Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe's new president promises 'full democracy' in address to jubilant crowds

Nov 22nd 2017, 10:24 PM 14,040 Views 21 Comments

Mnangagwa was fired as Mugabe’s deputy earlier this month.

# robert-mugabe - Monday 20 November, 2017

Army appeals for calm as Mugabe faces impeachment test in Zimbabwe
# High Coup
# High Coup

Army appeals for calm as Mugabe faces impeachment test in Zimbabwe

Nov 20th 2017, 9:15 PM 15,899 Views 20 Comments

Mugabe seemed to brush aside the turmoil — blithely declaring he would chair a top-level meeting of the party.

# robert-mugabe - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Thousands of protesters turn out in Zimbabwe calling for resignation of Robert Mugabe
# Robert Mugabe
# Robert Mugabe

Thousands of protesters turn out in Zimbabwe calling for resignation of Robert Mugabe

Nov 18th 2017, 12:45 PM 13,705 Views 25 Comments

The marches will cap an unprecedented week in which generals seized power and put Mugabe under house arrest.

# robert-mugabe - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Zimbabwe crisis: Mugabe in talks with South Africa to find resolution to country's turmoil
# Deposed Leader
# Deposed Leader

Zimbabwe crisis: Mugabe in talks with South Africa to find resolution to country's turmoil

Nov 16th 2017, 3:09 PM 22,829 Views 41 Comments

Robert Mugabe fired his vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa last week but he may still succeed him.

# robert-mugabe - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Zimbabwe crisis: Mugabe 'under house arrest' after army seizes control
# Harare
# Harare

Zimbabwe crisis: Mugabe 'under house arrest' after army seizes control

Nov 15th 2017, 12:18 PM 21,704 Views 40 Comments

In the early morning broadcast, the military said that President Robert Mugabe and his family were safe.

A tumultuous 24 hours: What's been happening in Zimbabwe, and what's next
# Explainer
# Explainer

A tumultuous 24 hours: What's been happening in Zimbabwe, and what's next

Nov 15th 2017, 10:26 AM 14,003 Views 36 Comments

“As soon as we have accomplished our mission we expect that the situation will return to normalcy,” the military said.

# robert-mugabe - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Tanks seen heading towards Harare after army chief's warning to Mugabe over 'treacherous shenanigans'
# Zimbabwe
# Zimbabwe

Tanks seen heading towards Harare after army chief's warning to Mugabe over 'treacherous shenanigans'

Nov 14th 2017, 6:15 PM 15,819 Views 18 Comments

President Robert Mugabe’s decision to fire his vice president has led to political uncertainty.

# robert-mugabe - Saturday 4 November, 2017

US journalist charged with attempting to overthrow Robert Mugabe after calling him 'selfish and sick'
# Freedom Of Speech
# Freedom Of Speech

US journalist charged with attempting to overthrow Robert Mugabe after calling him 'selfish and sick'

Nov 4th 2017, 7:15 PM 10,267 Views 0 Comments

Martha O’Donovan, who works in Zimbabwe, has been remanded in custody.

# robert-mugabe - Friday 12 May, 2017

Robert Mugabe isn't falling asleep at events - he's 'just resting his eyes'
# Go-to-bed Eyes
# Go-to-bed Eyes

Robert Mugabe isn't falling asleep at events - he's 'just resting his eyes'

May 12th 2017, 8:29 AM 12,797 Views 33 Comments

“The President cannot suffer bright lights,” a spokesperson said about the 93-year-old.

# robert-mugabe - Monday 16 January, 2017

Priest arrested for predicting 92-year-old Robert Mugabe will die this year
# PREDICTION
# PREDICTION

Priest arrested for predicting 92-year-old Robert Mugabe will die this year

Jan 16th 2017, 10:31 PM 20,129 Views 25 Comments

The priest had even given a date.

# robert-mugabe - Saturday 17 December, 2016

92-year-old Mugabe backed to continue his rule over Zimbabwe
# Harare Situation
# Harare Situation

92-year-old Mugabe backed to continue his rule over Zimbabwe

Dec 17th 2016, 5:21 PM 9,735 Views 53 Comments

He has led the country for 36 years.

# robert-mugabe - Sunday 16 October, 2016

Zimbabwe vendors get creative as Mugabe's job promises disappear
# Nice Suit
# Nice Suit

Zimbabwe vendors get creative as Mugabe's job promises disappear

Oct 16th 2016, 9:30 AM 16,622 Views 5 Comments

Three piece suits are often the order of the day.

# robert-mugabe - Saturday 5 March, 2016

92-year-old Robert Mugabe just threatened to punch a journalist
# Put Em Up
# Put Em Up

92-year-old Robert Mugabe just threatened to punch a journalist

Mar 5th 2016, 1:05 PM 14,902 Views 38 Comments

The Zimbabwean President wasn’t okay with discussing his plans for retirement.

# robert-mugabe - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Food shortages aren't stopping Mugabe from throwing himself a massive birthday party
# Lavish Celebrations
# Lavish Celebrations

Food shortages aren't stopping Mugabe from throwing himself a massive birthday party

Feb 27th 2016, 4:18 PM 16,776 Views 15 Comments

The scale of today’s celebrations have attracted controversy in drought-hit Zimbabwe.

# robert-mugabe - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Photographers in Zimbabwe forced to delete photos of President Mugabe falling
# Going Down
# Going Down

Photographers in Zimbabwe forced to delete photos of President Mugabe falling

Feb 5th 2015, 10:36 AM 16,768 Views 44 Comments

Mugabe sped off in a limousine after the tumble.

# robert-mugabe - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Mugabe now taking home €2,900 (in a country where the average wage is €300)
# Monthly Wage
# Monthly Wage

Mugabe now taking home €2,900 (in a country where the average wage is €300)

Apr 22nd 2014, 4:15 PM 16,195 Views 55 Comments

The 90-year-old Zimbabwean Presidents said it was important his government “should recognise the hard times at the moment”.

# robert-mugabe - Friday 18 April, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Apr 18th 2014, 9:55 PM 28,235 Views 4 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Jill Meagher, pubs being closed, and disaster at Mount Everest.

Robert Mugabe isn't impressed with Europe's "homosexual nonsense"
# Not A Fan
# Not A Fan

Robert Mugabe isn't impressed with Europe's "homosexual nonsense"

Apr 18th 2014, 5:30 PM 18,287 Views 67 Comments

The 90-year-old leader of Zimbabwe was strongly critical of Europe during a speech today.

# robert-mugabe - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Meet the women married to the world's biggest despots
# Wags
# Wags

Meet the women married to the world's biggest despots

Jan 12th 2014, 5:30 PM 64,341 Views 62 Comments

Grace Mugabe, Asma al-Assad and all 30 of King Abdullah’s spouses.

# robert-mugabe - Monday 30 December, 2013

Cornflakes and Ribena among foods banned during Mugabe's 1983 visit to Ireland
# State Papers
From The Daily Edge
# State Papers

Cornflakes and Ribena among foods banned during Mugabe's 1983 visit to Ireland

Dec 30th 2013, 7:30 AM 25,385 Views 21 Comments

State papers have revealed Mrs Mugabe’s dietary requirements.

# robert-mugabe - Monday 12 August, 2013

Mugabe tells defeated foe to "go hang"
# Zimbabwe
# Zimbabwe

Mugabe tells defeated foe to "go hang"

Aug 12th 2013, 2:01 PM 4,838 Views 17 Comments

“If they die, even dogs will not sniff at their corpses” – Robert Mugabe has delivered a blistering public address, his first since the disputed election.

# robert-mugabe - Sunday 4 August, 2013

Mugabe faces growing fallout after disputed election win
# Zimbabwe
# Zimbabwe

Mugabe faces growing fallout after disputed election win

Aug 4th 2013, 7:30 PM 6,429 Views 15 Comments

Robert Mugabe’s rival, Morgan Tsvangirai, denounced the win as “stolen”.

# robert-mugabe - Saturday 3 August, 2013

Opposition cries foul as Mugabe claims landslide election victory
# Zimbabwe
# Zimbabwe

Opposition cries foul as Mugabe claims landslide election victory

Aug 3rd 2013, 6:09 PM 4,624 Views 22 Comments

Robert Mugabe’s ZANU-PF party claims to have won 61 per cent of the vote, but longtime opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai says he’ll appeal the result in the courts.

# robert-mugabe - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Mugabe's party claims victory as observers question vote
# Mugabe
# Mugabe

Mugabe's party claims victory as observers question vote

Aug 1st 2013, 10:39 AM 4,655 Views 29 Comments

Zimbabwe election observers have said that the country’s Presidential election was “seriously compromised”.

# robert-mugabe - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Photos: Zimbabwe goes to the polls amid fears of vote-rigging
# Robert Mugabe
# Robert Mugabe

Photos: Zimbabwe goes to the polls amid fears of vote-rigging

Jul 31st 2013, 9:00 AM 3,227 Views 13 Comments

Robert Mugabe has been in power for 33 years, but has promised to step down if he loses this election.

# robert-mugabe - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

'If you lose you must surrender': Mugabe vows to step down if he loses election
# Zimbabwe
# Zimbabwe

'If you lose you must surrender': Mugabe vows to step down if he loses election

Jul 30th 2013, 8:45 PM 4,514 Views 12 Comments

Polls show that Mugabe is set to lose tomorrow’s election but the opposition has produced what it says is evidence that the government plans to rig the elections.

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