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#mugabe

# mugabe - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Zimbabwe judge rules military action against Robert Mugabe legal

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

# mugabe - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Zimbabwe's next leader nicknamed 'The Crocodile' prepares to take power

He’s set to take power tomorrow.

# mugabe - Monday 20 November, 2017

Army appeals for calm as Mugabe faces impeachment test in Zimbabwe

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

# mugabe - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Mugabe defies resignation expectations in TV speech

He has been in power for nearly four decades.

# mugabe - Saturday 18 November, 2017

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

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

# mugabe - Friday 17 November, 2017

Robert Mugabe remains defiant in face of mounting pressure to step down

The talks in Harare came after soldiers put Mugabe under house arrest and took over state TV.

# mugabe - Sunday 22 October, 2017

'Bizarre and offensive': Simon Harris weighs in on the Robert Mugabe controversy

Mugabe’s appointment was condemned by a number of officials..

# mugabe - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Robert Mugabe's wife wants diplomatic immunity after being accused of attacking model

Gabriella Engels, aged 20, said she had been attacked with an electrical extension cord.

# mugabe - Sunday 16 October, 2016

Zimbabwe vendors get creative as Mugabe's job promises disappear

Three piece suits are often the order of the day.

# mugabe - Friday 12 June, 2015

Zimbabwe is now exchanging 40 US cents for $100,000,000,000,000

“I used it as garden manure. Why would I have kept that dirt?”

# mugabe - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

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

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

# mugabe - Monday 30 December, 2013

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

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

State papers have revealed Mrs Mugabe’s dietary requirements.

# mugabe - Friday 27 December, 2013

Six detained air force officers caused significant tension for Mugabe’s visit to Ireland

It was a hot topic of discussion whether Taoiseach Fitzgerald should raise the issue of the detained air force officers with Mugabe during his visit.

It would be deemed an “unfortunate event” if Mugabe was harmed on state visit to Ireland

A 1980s state paper advised the Department of Justice to increase security as it would not look good for the country if he was harmed while visiting Ireland.

# mugabe - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Mugabe's party claims victory as observers question vote

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

# mugabe - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

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

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

# mugabe - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Zimbabweans vote on new constitution that would curb Mugabe’s power

Voters are expected to roundly back the text, which would introduce presidential term limits, beef up parliament’s powers and set elections to decide whether 89-year-old Robert Mugabe stays in power.

# mugabe - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Is Robert Mugabe fighting for his life?

The Zimbabwean leader is reportedly undergoing medical treatment in Singapore amid speculation he may be about to hand over power.

# mugabe - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Mugabe says he is "fit as a fiddle" and compares himself to Jesus

The Zimbabwean president, speaking on his 88th birthday, also gave tips on how to live a long life.