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Mnangagwa finally takes oath as president of Zimbabwe

1 month, 22 days ago
HARARE: Emmerson Mnangagwa was officially sworn in as president of Zimbabwe on Sunday after winning a bitterly-contested election which was the country’s first since the ousting of strongman Robert Mugabe. Mnangagwa, whose victory in the…

Zimbabwe ex-army chief who helped oust Mugabe sworn in as VP

9 months, 21 days ago
HARARE: Zimbabwe’s former army commander who led a military takeover that helped end Robert Mugabe's 37-year rule was on Thursday sworn in as one of the country's two vice presidents. General Constantino Chiwenga, 61, took the oath…

Zimbabwe’s military muscles into first post-Mugabe cabinet

10 months, 17 days ago
HARARE: Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa appointed senior military officials to top posts in his first cabinet on Friday in what was widely seen as a reward for the army’s role in the removal of his predecessor, Robert Mugabe.…

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe cried when he agreed to step down: report

10 months, 22 days ago
HARARE: Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe cried and lamented “betrayal by his lieutenants” when he agreed to step down last week under pressure from the military and his party after 37 years in power, the Standard newspaper said in…

Mnangagwa the ‘Crocodile’ sworn in as Zimbabwe president

10 months, 24 days ago
HARARE: Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn in on Friday as president of Zimbabwe in front of thousands of cheering supporters at Harare’s national stadium, bringing the final curtain down on the 37-year rule of Robert Mugabe. Taking his oath…

Mugabe granted immunity, assured of safety in Zimbabwe: sources

10 months, 25 days ago
HARARE: Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe was granted immunity from prosecution and assured that his safety would be protected in his home country as part of a deal that led to his resignation, sources close to the negotiations said…

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

10 months, 26 days ago
HARARE: Zimbabwe’s former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa will be sworn in as president on Friday following the resignation of Robert Mugabe after nearly four decades in power, state broadcaster ZBC reported on Wednesday. Mnangagwa,…

Robert Mugabe resigns as president of Zimbabwe

10 months, 27 days ago
HARARE: Robert Mugabe resigned as president of Zimbabwe on Tuesday, swept from power as his 37-year reign of brutality and autocratic control crumbled within days of a military takeover. The bombshell news was delivered by the parliament…