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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 […]

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Government freezes bank accounts of exiled Zim ministers Moyo, Kasukuwere

ARARE, December 8 ‑ The Zimbabwean government has frozen bank accounts belonging to exiled former ministers Saviour Kasukuwere and Jonathan Moyo. Moyo and Kasukuwere flew out of the country on the day former President Robert Mugabe resigned on November 21 after a military takeover during an operation codenamed “Operation Restore Legacy”, where the military said […]

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Zimbabwe government already squandering massive goodwill – ex-deputy PM

TSHWANE, December 6 – Former deputy prime minister of Zimbabwe, Arthur Mutambara, on Wednesday said the new government in his country was already squandering the “massive goodwill” from across the world, in the wake of 93-year-old Robert Mugabe’s resignation. “There is no momentum [regarding the envisaged political reform and attraction of much needed investors]. At the moment […]

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Embattled Chombo offers to quit politics

HARARE, December 1 – Embattled former Zimbabwean finance and economic development minister Ignatius Chombo has on Thursday, offered to quit politics and either return to lecturing at universities or go into full-time farming. Chombo, who was also Zanu PF secretary for administration before he was unceremoniously kicked out of the ruling party on November 19, […]