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News Topic - Robert Mugabe

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Zimbabwe's Mugabe skirts retirement talk at burial of friend By Cris Chinaka HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's veteran President Robert Mugabe on Saturday avoided the controversial subject of his future as he buried a senior political colleague and friend who had been pressing him to retire. Mugabe, 92 and one of
Yahoo! News | Oct 22, 2016 2:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Can Hashtags And Pop-Up Protests Topple A Leader? It's hashtags vs. Robert Mugabe. Social media is proving a new kind of challenge to Zimbabwe's strong-armed autocrat. | Oct 21, 2016 08:59 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
South African Nation Of Zimbabwe Is In An Economic Tailspin The country is short of cash, creditors want payment and many are increasingly hungry due to drought. Opposition is growing to the only leader the nation has ever known, 92-year-old Robert Mugabe. | Oct 11, 2016 09:08 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Zimbabwe's Mugabe in surprise visit to Malaysia Zimbabwe's 92-year-old strongman Robert Mugabe will pay a surprise one-day working visit to Malaysia on Friday, the Southeast Asian country said. Malaysia's government said late Thursday Mugabe will have a meeting with Prime Minister Najib Razak
Yahoo! News | Oct 7, 2016 03:21 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Mugabe: Zimbabwe to soften controversial foreign company law President Robert Mugabe says Zimbabwe will water down a contentious law obliging foreign companies to hand over shares to black Zimbabweans.
BBC News | Oct 6, 2016 10:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Mugabe Opens Zimbabwe Parliament President Robert Mugabe addressed the new session of Zimbabwe's parliament Thursday. All eyes were on the 92-year-old leader, watching for clues to the state of his health and listening for any response he might give to the recent protests against his gov
Voice of America | Oct 6, 2016 6:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Zimbabwe to change black empowerment law to reassure investors Zimbabwe will amend a black empowerment law that aims to transfer majority shares from foreign-owned firms to locals after it was blamed for deterring investment, President Robert Mugabe said on Thursday. The indigenization and economic empowerment law re
Yahoo! News | Oct 6, 2016 1:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Robert Mugabe Seizes on the Latest Political Threat to His Zimbabwe: WhatsApp The Zimbabwean government, which had dismissed social media until a viral plea led to large protests, raised prices on cellphone data as internet use has swelled in the country in recent years.
New York Times | Oct 2, 2016 11:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Intense Unrest Follows Protests Against Zimbabwe's Longtime President The southern African nation of Zimbabwe is facing its most intense unrest in years. We examine what's fueling the anger, and the rising opposition against President Robert Mugabe. | Sep 29, 2016 09:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Zimbabwe police fire teargas on street vendors Zimbabwe police fired teargas at stone-throwing vendors resisting removal from city streets on Tuesday in the latest flare-up of protests against President Robert Mugabe's 36-year rule. Army trucks and tankers joined Harare's regular municipal p
Yahoo! News | Sep 27, 2016 2:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend