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# zimbabwe - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Emmerson Mnangagwa: 'A changing of the guard or a genuine fresh start for Zimbabwe?'

It’s been like a dream for many people in Zimbabwe who feared that Mugabe would cling to power until his last breath, writes Sarah McCann.

# zimbabwe - 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.

# zimbabwe - Friday 24 November, 2017

'The people have spoken' - Zimbabwe has sworn in its new president

Former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa takes over from Robert Mugabe who had been in power for 37 years.

# zimbabwe - Thursday 23 November, 2017

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

He’s set to take power tomorrow.

# zimbabwe - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Jubilant scenes as Robert Mugabe resigns as president of Zimbabwe

The news comes in the wake of an debate in the country’s parliament regarding the impeachment of the 93-year-old ruler.

'They will start impeaching him': Process to oust Robert Mugabe begins

The 93-year-old leader’s own party Zanu-PF has begun the process to impeach its former leader.

# zimbabwe - 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.

# zimbabwe - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Mugabe defies resignation expectations in TV speech

He has been in power for nearly four decades.

# zimbabwe - 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.

# zimbabwe - 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.

# zimbabwe - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Zimbabwe crisis: Mugabe 'under house arrest' after army seizes control

In the early morning broadcast, the military said that President Robert Mugabe and his family were safe.

A tumultuous 24 hours: What's been happening in Zimbabwe, and what's next

“As soon as we have accomplished our mission we expect that the situation will return to normalcy,” the military said.

# zimbabwe - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Tanks seen heading towards Harare after army chief's warning to Mugabe over 'treacherous shenanigans'

President Robert Mugabe’s decision to fire his vice president has led to political uncertainty.

# zimbabwe - Saturday 4 November, 2017

US journalist charged with attempting to overthrow Robert Mugabe after calling him 'selfish and sick'

Martha O’Donovan, who works in Zimbabwe, has been remanded in custody.

# zimbabwe - 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..

# zimbabwe - 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.

# zimbabwe - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Cecil the lion's son Xanda shot dead in Zimbabwe trophy hunt

Cecil’s killing sparked international outcry in 2015.

# zimbabwe - Friday 12 May, 2017

Robert Mugabe isn't falling asleep at events - he's 'just resting his eyes'

“The President cannot suffer bright lights,” a spokesperson said about the 93-year-old.

# zimbabwe - Thursday 20 April, 2017

DNA tests confirm remains of missing South African hunter 'found in crocodiles'

Scott Van Zyl went missing during a hunting expedition last week.

# zimbabwe - Thursday 19 January, 2017

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Liverpool's Mane stars as Senegal progress in Africa Cup of Nations

Saint-Etienne’s Henri Saivet was also on target as Zimbabwe were easily beaten.

# zimbabwe - Monday 16 January, 2017

Priest arrested for predicting 92-year-old Robert Mugabe will die this year

The priest had even given a date.

# zimbabwe - Saturday 17 December, 2016

92-year-old Mugabe backed to continue his rule over Zimbabwe

He has led the country for 36 years.

# zimbabwe - Friday 11 November, 2016

Zimbabwe drops charges against hunter of Cecil the lion

Cecil the lion was killed for sport by a US dentist in 2015, which enraged people around the world.

# zimbabwe - Sunday 16 October, 2016

Zimbabwe vendors get creative as Mugabe's job promises disappear

Three piece suits are often the order of the day.

# zimbabwe - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Head of Zimbabwe wildlife authority suspended after rhino horns go missing

The rhino horns were being stored in secure vaults.

# zimbabwe - Saturday 5 March, 2016

92-year-old Robert Mugabe just threatened to punch a journalist Put Em Up This post contains videos

92-year-old Robert Mugabe just threatened to punch a journalist

The Zimbabwean President wasn’t okay with discussing his plans for retirement.

# zimbabwe - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Food shortages aren't stopping Mugabe from throwing himself a massive birthday party

The scale of today’s celebrations have attracted controversy in drought-hit Zimbabwe.

# zimbabwe - Sunday 3 January, 2016

'Win a lion' and kill it if you want to: Conservation raffle sparks criticism

One charity described it as ‘appalling’.

# zimbabwe - Monday 23 November, 2015

Uproar in Zimbabwe as this year's Mister Ugly deemed too handsome

Supporters of the favourite in the event mobbed the judges after hearing their decision.

# zimbabwe - Friday 16 October, 2015

A hunter has shot the biggest elephant killed in Africa for almost 30 years

A German national paid the equivalent of €53,000 for a permit to land the bull elephant.

# zimbabwe - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Lion-killing dentist who shot Cecil will NOT be facing charges Off The Hook This post contains videos

Lion-killing dentist who shot Cecil will NOT be facing charges

Zimbabwe had said previously that they would seek to extradite Walter Palmer.

# zimbabwe - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Dentist who killed Cecil the lion returns to work amid angry protest scenes

A group of protesters gathered outside his office.

# zimbabwe - Monday 7 September, 2015

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Watch: Elephant sneaks up on Irish tourist and knocks him over

The elephant is said to have been startled as it had bad eyesight and only spotted the men at the last minute.

Dentist who shot Cecil questions 'level of humanity' of his critics

The dentist defended his actions in his first ever interview.

# zimbabwe - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Guide mauled to death at park where Cecil the lion was killed

The guide was showing a group of tourists around the reserve.

# zimbabwe - Sunday 2 August, 2015

'A case of mistaken identity': Jericho the lion was NOT killed

He’s also not technically Cecil’s brother.

# zimbabwe - Friday 31 July, 2015

Arnold Schwarzenegger has something to say to the man who shot Cecil

Zimbabwe has called for dentist Walter Palmer to be extradited from the United States.

# zimbabwe - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Dentist who shot Cecil didn't know the lion was a "known, local favourite"

Two men are due in court on poaching charges related to the lion’s death.

# zimbabwe - 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?”

# zimbabwe - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Fundraising drive to send home body of man who went missing from Kildare

Father-of-two Michael Anesu Nhema went missing on 14 April.

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