Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabweans Plan to Protest Robert Mugabe Funeral

Members of Zimbabwe’s opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party are planning to protest late dictator Robert Mugabe’s funeral on Thursday in honor of the tens of thousands Mugabe killed, local media reported on Tuesday.

A man buys a daily newspaper at a stand on the streets of Nairobi, on September 7, 2019, following the death of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe, guerrilla hero turned despot who ruled Zimbabwe for 37 years. - Mugabe, 95, passed away on September 6, 2019 in Singapore, where he …

U.S. and Japan Battle China for Influence in Zimbabwe

The United States on Thursday opened a remarkably large and expensive embassy in Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe, a structure described by the U.S. ambassador as a symbol of America’s commitment to the people of Zimbabwe after decades of sanctions intended to weaken the heinous regime of longtime dictator Robert Mugabe. With help from Japan, the U.S. is competing with China for influence in post-Mugabe Zimbabwe.

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Mnangagwa at the U.N.: ‘Zimbabwe Is Open for Business’

President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe addressed the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday, eager to promote the most urgent theme of the first administration after the fall of dictator Robert Mugabe: “Zimbabwe is open for business.” He also addressed allegations of skulduggery in the recent election that secured his full term in office.

Zimbabwe court dismisses opposition bid to annul election

Zimbabwe Pays for Robert Mugabe’s 5,000-Mile Flight to Singapore

The impoverished government of Zimbabwe reportedly chartered a medical flight to Singapore on Sunday for deposed dictator Robert Mugabe, the kleptocrat and crackpot socialist responsible for impoverishing the country. Meanwhile, Zimbabweans are told their government lacks the funds to deal with an outbreak of cholera.

Zimbabwe's Mugabe accepts disputed election result

Zimbabwe Opposition Fears Crackdown as MDC Party Leader Arrested

Tendai Biti, former finance minister of Zimbabwe and a leader in the opposition Movement for Democrat Change (MDC) party, was arrested on the Zambian border Wednesday. Biti is one of the MDC officials who has declared challenger Nelson Chamisa the true winner of the recent presidential election, which secured a full term in office for interim President Emmerson Mnangagwa.

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Zimbabwe Opposition Hits U.K. Ambassador for Mnangagwa Scarf: She’s Putting ‘Lipstick on the Crocodile’

Supporters of defeated Zimbabwean presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa accused U.K. Ambassador Catriona Laing of currying favor with President Emmerson Mnangagwa by wearing his signature scarf at a Downing Street event. The opposition has accused Mnangagwa of rigging the election to become the first full-term president since the fall of dictator Robert Mugabe.

US says Zimbabwe vote marred by deadly violence

Mnangagwa Declared Winner in Zimbabwe, Opposition Calls Election ‘Coup’

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission released the results of the presidential election late on Thursday and declared incumbent interim President Emmerson Mnangagwa the winner by just enough to avoid a runoff against challenger Nelson Chamisa. Chamisa’s Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party immediately rejected the results as “fraudulent” and accused Mnangagwa of staging a “coup.”

Emmerson Mnangagwa, Zimbabwe's 'crocodile' president

Violence in Zimbabwe as Presidential Election Results Delayed

The air of cautious optimism surrounding Zimbabwe’s first presidential election since the fall of dictator Robert Mugabe was shattered with violence on Wednesday as allegations of vote rigging flew, property was vandalized, riot police and military forces were deployed, and gunshots rang out in the streets of the capital.

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