Mugabe dies; liberated Zimbabwe, then held it for 37 years

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe, an ex-guerrilla chief who took power after independence from white minority rule in 1980 and presided over a country whose early promise was eroded by economic turmoil and allegations of human rights violations, has died in Singapore at the age of 95. Mugabe enjoyed strong support […]

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe passes deadline to resign; now impeachment

BC-AF–Zimbabwe-Political Turmoil,6th Ld-Writethru Nov 20, 2017 7:07AM (GMT 13:07) – 708 words By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and FARAI MUTSAKA ,  Associated Press Eds: Links new photos. With AP Photos. With BC-AF–Zimbabwe-Political Turmoil-The Latest. With With BC-AF–Zimbabwe-Political Turmoil-Timeline. HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Longtime President Robert Mugabe ignored a midday deadline set by the ruling party to step […]

Zimbabweans say Mugabe must quit now, but more talks planned

BC-AF–Zimbabwe-Political Turmoil,8th Ld-Writethru Nov 18, 2017 8:55PM (GMT 02:55) – 806 words By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and FARAI MUTSAKA ,  Associated Press Eds: Updates summary. With AP Photos. With BC-AF–Zimbabwe-Political Turmoil-The Latest. With With BC-AF–Zimbabwe-Political Turmoil-What We Know. HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Giddy with joy and finally free to speak out, vast throngs of demonstrators turned […]