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Zimbabwe declares new public holiday to protest US sanctions

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe has declared a new public holiday to protest U.S sanctions it says are hurting its economy, and the day comes with a state-sponsored festival. Anti-Sanctions Day will be commemorated on Oct. 25, acting information minister Amon Murwira said Monday, calling it a chance to “further amplify the importance of this day to the economic emancipation… Read More
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VP Chiwenga In Anguish After Being Barred From Attending Mugabe Funeral

Ailing Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga who is presently receiving medical treatment in China was reportedly barred from attending the late former president Robert Mugabe’s funeral by his medical team and family members citing that he had not fully recovered. Zimbabwe Independent reports that the ailing vice-president who has been anxiously wanting to attend the former leader’s funeral will miss the burial… Read More
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Mugabe’s body moved to rural home ahead of weekend burial

The remains of Zimbabwe’s ex-president Robert Mugabe who died early this month, have been moved from his Harare house to his rural village ahead of burial expected this weekend, his family said Friday.The decision to bury Zimbabwe’s ex-president Robert Mugabe at his rural birth place came after weeks of wrangling between his family and the government After weeks of wrangling… Read More
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Mugabe was a towering figure against colonialism – Ramaphosa

He said Mugabe was prepared to sacrifice much for the freedom of SA. President Cyril Ramaphosa has hailed former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as a hero and pan-Africanist who fought colonialism. “He was more than a representative figure of the struggle. He was more than a representative figure of resilience for the people of Zimbabwe. He was a towering figure… Read More
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General Chiwenga rejected Mugabe’s offer feared trapping

VICE-PRESIDENT Constantino Chiwenga turned down an offer by the late president Robert Mugabe to take over the presidency at the height of the coup as he feared it might be a trap to rubberstamp the military take-over in November 2017, a senior government official has claimed. As reported by the Zimbabwe Independent last week, Mugabe offered Chiwenga to take over… Read More
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Video: Bona Mugabe speaks about her father (My father was hurt)

Watch as The Late Robert Mugabe ‘s daughter Bona reveals the other side of her father the nation never knew. Video courtesy of Bus Stop TV. Mugabe Family Reveals Another side.His first born Bona speaks of the close bond she shared with her elderly father while Robert Junior admires the resolve his father had despite the global controversy @ProfJNMoyo @mawarirej… Read More
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South Africa to honour Robert Mugabe with big memorial service

Durban – President Cyril Ramaphosa and former presidents Jacob Zuma and Thabo Mbeki will be addressing memorial services for deceased former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe in KwaZulu-Natal. Mbeki will be the guest speaker at Durban City Hall on Tuesday, where over 5000 guests are expected, according to the provincial ANC. Among the attendants would be representatives from the consulate for… Read More
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Mugabe fights Mnangagwa from coffin

Owen Gagare/Tinashe Kairiza THE bitter fallout between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and the late former president Robert Mugabe which has divided their families, Zanu PF and government, as well as the public — exacerbated this week in his death as it did in life, with far-reaching political consequences. A series of dramatic events — including Mnangagwa’s visit to Mugabe’s home yesterday… Read More