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Without Mugabe, is democracy coming to Zimbabwe?

On Tuesday, after 37 years of authoritarian rule, Robert Mugabe resigned as president of Zimbabwe. A look at both broad African political trends and at the specifics of Zimbabwean politics suggests that there are many stumbling blocks between Mugabe’s ouster and open elections.  19 more words

South Africa's Zuma appoints permanent police commissioner

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African President Jacob Zuma appointed General Khehla Sitole as national police commissioner on Wednesday, filling the position on a permanent basis for the first time in nearly three years. 219 more words

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Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa to be sworn in as president on Friday

By MacDonald Dzirutwe

HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa will be sworn in as president on Friday, marking a new era for the country ruled by Robert Mugabe from independence nearly four decades ago until his swift downfall this week. 749 more words

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Showbiz: Graves accusations à l’encontre du rappeur 50 cent

On pensait qu’avec son nouveau projet intitulé « Still Think I’m Nothing », le rappeur américain 50 cent allait effectuer son grand retour dans les bacs. 67 more words

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