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Mugabe to answer questions over $15 billion diamond revenue.


Zimbabwe’s parliament has ordered former leader Robert Mugabe to answer questions next month about whether the state was deprived of $15 billion in diamond revenue, a legislator said on Friday. Themba Mliswa who heads parliament’s mining committee said the panel had interviewed former Marange mining executives as well as the …

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Zimbabwe @ 38: Mugabe Absent As Country Celebrates Independence.

For the first time in over thirty years, Robert Gabriel Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s former leader was absent at the country’s independence parade held in the capital, Harare. Independence anniversaries over the years have been synonymous to Mugabe’s arrival at the venue along with his wife and subsequently addressing the populace to …

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A former cabinet minister in Zimbabwe claims the ruling party used revenue from diamond fields in the east of the country to pay for $70 million worth of T-shirts and caps for the 2013 elections. Jonathan Moyo, who is one of the most bitter and outspoken of former president Robert …

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Zimbabwe Is To Allow Western Poll Observers For First Time.

Zimbabwe will invite Western powers to monitor its national elections for the first time in more than 15 years, official papers showed on Tuesday, ending a ban imposed by veteran former leader Robert Mugabe. The vote, scheduled for July, is seen is a major test for President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s democratic …

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Why Mnangagwa Won’t Hold Dialogue With Mugabe.

Former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe recently said in his first TV interview that he never thought current President Emmerson Mnangagwa would turn against him. He was referring to his ouster last year in November that saw the rise of Emmerson Mnangagwa to presidency. FOLLOW US ON:  INSTAGRAM, LINKEDIN, YOUTUBE, TWITTER & FACEBOOK He criticised the …

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Zimbabwe youth denounce Mugabe at ZANU-PF meeting.

Robert Mugabe’s fall from favour in Zimbabwe appeared complete on Wednesday when youths from his former party, the ruling ZANU-PF, chanted slogans denouncing him, in an unthinkable prospect before the November de facto coup that ended his near four-decade rule. In public, new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has continued to refer to …

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