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    Zimbabwe awaits new leader after Mugabe’s shock exit

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:40am on November 22, 2017

    Zimbabweans waited Wednesday to discover when their new leader would be appointed after president Robert Mugabe’s resignation brought...

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    Suicide bomber kills 50 in Nigeria mosque

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 12:05am on November 22, 2017

    At least 50 people were killed on Tuesday when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a mosque in northeast Nigeria, police said, in an...

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    Mugabe resigns, ending four decades of rule

    Reuters . Harare | Updated at 12:05am on November 22, 2017

    Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe’s president on Tuesday a week after the army and his former political allies moved against him, ending four decades of...

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    15 dead in food aid stampede in Morocco

    Reuters | Updated at 08:55am on November 20, 2017

    Fifteen people were killed and five more injured when a stampede broke out in a southwestern Moroccan town on Sunday as food aid was being...

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    Mugabe stuns Zimbabwe by defying pressure to resign

    Reuters | Updated at 08:45am on November 20, 2017

    President Robert Mugabe stunned Zimbabwe on Sunday by making no mention of resignation in a television address, defying his own ZANU-PF party, which had sacked...

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    Mugabe ousted as party chief

    Agence France-Presse . Harare | Updated at 12:05am on November 20, 2017

    Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe was on Sunday facing the end of his 37-year rule, as the once-loyal ZANU-PF party sacked him as its leader and...

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    Mugabe to meet with army chief on his future

    BBC | Updated at 08:50am on November 19, 2017

    Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe is to meet the army chief amid intense pressure for him to step down...

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    Mugabe digs in heels as ruling party moves to depose him

    Reuters | Updated at 08:35am on November 18, 2017

    Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party called on Friday for president Robert Mugabe to resign, the main state newspaper The Herald reported, the latest sign that the...

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    Mugabe makes first public appearance since army takeover

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:05am on November 17, 2017

    Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe attended a university graduation ceremony Friday, making a first public appearance since the military takeover that appeared to signal the end...

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    Zimbabwe on knife's edge after military seizes power

    Reuters | Updated at 08:40am on November 16, 2017

    Zimbabwe was on a knife's edge on Thursday after the military seized power in what it dubbed a targeted operation against ‘criminals’ in the entourage...

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