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American Embassy In Harare Reacts To Mugabe`s Resignation

…………’Historic moment’ – US embassy   The US embassy in Zimbabwe has called President Robert Mugabe’s resignation “historic”, saying it is an opportunity for the nation to “set itself on a new path” that will lead to free and fair elections. The US was a fierce critic of Mugabe, accusing him of being repressive and ruining the economy through a ...

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Jubilation In Zimbabwe As President Mugabe Resigns Officially

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has resigned, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda has said. A letter from Mr Mugabe said that the decision was voluntary and that he had made it to allow a smooth transition of power. The surprise announcement halted an impeachment hearing that had begun against him. Lawmakers roared in jubilation and people have begun celebrating in the streets. ...

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Jana Novotna: Former Wimbledon champion dies at age of 49

Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died at the age of 49. The Women’s Tennis Association said Novotna, who had cancer, “died peacefully, surrounded by her family”. The Czech player had lost in the Wimbledon final in 1993 and 1997 before winning the Grand Slam tournament in 1998 by beating Nathalie Tauziat. Novotna captured the hearts of fans when she ...

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Nigeria Criticises Italy Over Burial Of 26 Migrants

The Federal Government has condemned the burial of 26 girls found dead on the Mediterranean Sea and demanded explanations from the Italian Government. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, said this on Monday during an interview with reporters in Abuja. She said: “We all know that these girls are sold as ...

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THE RISE AND FALL OF MUGABE: With His Era Ending in Zimbabwe, A Warning Echoes In Africa

When Zimbabwe’s generals moved against President Robert Mugabe on Wednesday, their action foreshadowed the potential end of more than just one political career. It echoed across a continent where the notion of the “big man” leader is defined equally by the lure of power in perpetuity and the risk that, one day, the edifice will crumble under the weight of its own decay. ...

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‘Mugabe Must Go’: Thousands in Zimbabwe Rally Against Leader

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Tens of thousands of Zimbabweans gathered in the capital on Saturday, hooting, whistling and hugging soldiers as they called for President Robert Mugabe to give up power, days after the military placed him under house arrest. In scenes perhaps unthinkable only weeks ago, people marched side by side with members of the military — who rode in ...

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Man Utd 4-1 Newcastle: Paul Pogba shines on return in comfortable win

Manchester United came from a goal down to beat Newcastle 4-1 in the Premier League as both Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic returned to action.     The visitors took the lead early on through Dwight Gayle’s tidy finish from inside the box after fine work by DeAndre Yedlin, but Anthony Martial levelled with a header from man-of-the-match Pogba’s cross. ...

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