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  • UK foreign secretary pledges to support Zimbabwe following Mugabe's downfall

    Date: 2017-11-21 21:49:12 GMT - United Kingdom - Africa - SN:98 - ID:7102448

    LONDON, Nov 21 (MENA) - UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Tuesday affirmed support for the people of Zimbabwe following President Robert Mugabe's downfall. "I will not pretend to regret Mugabe's downfall. Today is a moment of hope for the ....

  • Zimbabwe moves to announce new president Wednesday

    Date: 2017-11-21 18:28:19 GMT - Zimbabwe - Africa - SN:80 - ID:7102328

    HARARE, Nov 21 (MENA) - Zimbabwe's parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda said Tuesday moves are under way to ensure a new leader could take over by late on Wednesday, the BBC reported. The country's President Robert Mugabe resigned earlier in the day, ....

  • Robert Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe's president after 37 years

    Date: 2017-11-21 17:00:59 GMT - Zimbabwe - Africa - SN:74 - ID:7102171

    HARARE, Nov 21 (MENA) - Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe resigned as president Tuesday after 37 years in power, as parliament began impeachment proceedings against him, ABC News reported. "My decision to resign is voluntary on my part and arises from my ....

  • Presidents of S. Africa, Angola to visit Zimbabwe on Wed: report

    Date: 2017-11-21 15:37:39 GMT - South Africa - Africa - SN:68 - ID:7102018

    CAPE TOWN, Nov 21 (MENA) - South Africa's state-run broadcaster reports that the presidents of South Africa and Angola will travel to Zimbabwe on Wednesday to meet with "stakeholders" in the political crisis, including President Robert Mugabe and ....

  • Death toll from suicide bombing in northern Nigeria rises to 50

    Date: 2017-11-21 11:46:17 GMT - Nigeria - Africa - SN:29 - ID:7101369

    ABUJA, Nov 21 (MENA) - The death toll from the suicide bombing that hit a mosque in the town of Mubi, northeastern Nigeria rose to 50 people, police spokesman Othman Abubakar, said on Tuesday. “There could be more killings as those seriously ....

  • 20 people killed in suicide bombing in northern Nigeria

    Date: 2017-11-21 09:57:16 GMT - Nigeria - Africa - SN:21 - ID:7101109

    ABUJA, Nov 21 (MENA) - At least 20 people were killed in a suicide bombing that took place at a mosque in northern Nigeria, Nigerian police announced on Tuesday. ABC News network released the news with no further details. (MENA) K A E/A S E ....

  • Robert Mugabe 'has agreed to stand down' as Zimbabwean president

    Date: 2017-11-19 18:18:33 GMT - United Kingdom - Africa - SN:65 - ID:7098777

    LONDON, Nov 19 (MENA) - Robert Mugabe has agreed to stand down as Zimbabwean President following a military takeover earlier this week, The Independent reported on Sunday. A source close to the ailing leader said he was reportedly working on his ....

  • Robert Mugabe given deadline to resign as President by Zimbabwe's ruling party

    Date: 2017-11-19 15:31:21 GMT - Zimbabwe - Africa - SN:52 - ID:7098466

    HARARE, Nov 19 (MENA) - President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe has been given until noon on Monday to resign or he will face impeachment, Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu PF's party's central committee has said. The 93-year-old leader has also been fired as ....

  • China wants 'legal solution' in Zimbabwe

    Date: 2017-11-17 16:49:40 GMT - China - Africa - SN:62 - ID:7095628

    BEIJING, Nov 17 (MENA) - China has called for the political crisis in Zimbabwe to be legally resolved, the BBC reported. Chinese Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told reporters "China calls on all sides in Zimbabwe to keep their eyes on the ....

  • Ivorian leader 'calls for Mugabe to go'

    Date: 2017-11-17 14:48:57 GMT - Cote d'Ivoire - Africa - SN:51 - ID:7095506

    ABIDJAN, Nov 17 (MENA) - Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara has added his voice to calls for President Robert Mugabe, 93, to resign, the BBC reported on Friday. He praised Mugabe's role in the fight against colonialism, saying he "has been ....

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