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Zimbabwean President Mnangagwa received in Pretoria

JOHANNESBURG, December 21 – South African President Jacob Zuma on Thursday warmly received Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who is on his first working visit. After midday, the two counterparts, accompanied by their delegations, were in closed door discussions at Zuma’s Mahlamba Ndlopfu official residence in Pretoria. Before the closed meeting started, Mnangagwa joked that […]

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Zimbabwe’s ‘nuisance’ Chombo rearrested

HARARE, December 16 ‑ Zimbabwe’s former finance and economic development minister Ignatius Chombo, his alleged accomplices Kudzanai Chipanga and Innocent Hamandishe, were arrested on Friday, on charges of criminal nuisance. The three were arrested Friday morning and appeared in court before magistrate Rumbidzai Mugwagwa. The prosecution did not oppose bail. They were remanded to January 8, on bail […]

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Zimbabwe’s Mugabe flies to Singapore

HARARE, December 12 – Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe has left the country for medical checks in Singapore, his first foreign travel since the army forced him from office last month, a state security official said on Tuesday. The 93-year-old, who ruled the southern African nation for 37 years, resigned after the army and his […]