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News Topic - Robert Mugabe

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In Zimbabwe, another Mugabe seeks the presidency The president's wife, Grace Mugabe, has traveled the country in recent months, trying to shore up support for a spot as the vice president and eventual leader of Zimbabwe. Robert Mugabe has ruled the country since 1987.
The Christian Science Monitor | 12 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Mugabe's wife threatens vice president in power grab Harare (AFP) - President Robert Mugabe's increasingly powerful wife Grace has threatened Zimbabwe's vice president with expulsion from the ruling party, throwing a fierce succession battle into the open.
Yahoo! News | Oct 17, 2014 7:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Zimbabwe Lobbying Case Yields Another Conviction A Chicago man who bragged to Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe in 2008 about his close ties to then President-Elect Barack Obama was convicted Friday of violating federal law as he lobbied for relief of sanctions against the African nation.
Roll Call | Oct 14, 2014 9:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Zimbabwe's ageing Mugabe says party will choose successor CHINHOYI, Zimbabwe (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's 89-year-old President Robert Mugabe said on Friday members of his party would choose his eventual replacement, but gave no timeline despite a mounting succession battle triggered by long-denied reports he is suffe
Reuters | Dec 13, 2013 3:00 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
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Britain accused of 'filling Robert Mugabe's coffers' after lifting EU sanction Britain has been accused of effectively handing President Robert Mugabe millions of pounds after agreeing to lift European Union sanctions on diamonds. | Sep 18, 2013 2:39 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
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Mugabe Wins Again in Zimbabwe, Leaving Rival Greatly Weakened President Robert Mugabe won 61 percent of the vote, said the Zimbabwe Election Commission, defeating Morgan Tsvangirai, who denounced the election, saying it had been rigged.
New York Times | Aug 3, 2013 7:00 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
Zimbabwes Tsvangirai rules out joining another unity government with Mugabe LONDON Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has ruled out another unity government with President Robert Mugabe and is optimistic that he will win an election due to be held later this year, ending more than 30 years of Mugabe rule in the southern
Washington Post | Apr 9, 2013 4:43 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
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Zimbabwe officials deny Mugabe illness reports Reports that Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe is fighting for his life in a Singapore hospital are untrue, according to government officials. | Apr 10, 2012 12:54 PM [GMT] | 2 comments | recommend
Zimbabwe's octogenarian Mugabe says wrong to step down BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's 87-year-old president Robert Mugabe on Saturday brushed aside calls to step down, telling supporters who endorsed him as candidate in the next presidential election that he would not quit as long as the West maint
Reuters | Dec 10, 2011 6:43 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
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Fears Growing of Mugabe's Iron Grip Over Zimbabwe Warning signs are proliferating that President Robert Mugabe is planning to seize untrammeled control during the elections he wants next year.
New York Times | Dec 25, 2010 8:52 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend