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Praise for Zimbabwe military at anti-Mugabe gathering in Pretoria

PRETORIA, November 18 – Zimbabweans gathered in Pretoria on Saturday to demand the removal of President Robert Mugabe praised their country’s military led by General Constantino Chiwenga for this week’s intervention which has shaken the 93-year-old’s 37-year rule. “We could not have removed Mugabe without the army. Opposition parties tried, but they failed. The SADC […]

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Harare crowd heads to Mugabe private home

HARARE, November 18 – Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans’ Association (ZNLWVA) chairman Chris Mutsvangwa on Saturday afternoon threw down the gauntlet to embattled Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe. Addressing over 20,000 celebrating people at Zimbabwe Grounds in Highfield, Harare, Mutsvangwa told the crowd to go to Mugabe’s US10 million palatial palace in upmarket Borrowdale and “claim […]

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Zimbabwe’s Zanu-PF committees reportedly vote for Mugabe to step down as president

JOHANNESBURG, November 18 – At least eight of the 10 provincial co-ordinating committees of Zimbabwe’s governing Zanu-PF have called on President Robert Mugabe to step down, saying he is old and has lost control of the party and government business, according to reports. The state-owned Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) reported on Friday that the PCCs […]