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Kelly McParland: Robert Mugabe vows to continue his despotic rule 'until God says come'

Robert Mugabe is 92 years old and can’t last forever. The world’s oldest head of state, he has been president of the poor, benighted country of Zimbabwe for 36 calamitous years and has made abundantly clear he plans to remain in office until death decides otherwise. 812 more words

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Social media is emboldening young Zimbabweans to finally stand up to Mugabe

Protests against the rule of Zimbabwe’s ageing president, Robert Mugabe, have become commonplace in recent months. In one of the latest incidents on Aug. 24, police used tear gas and water cannons… 955 more words

Robert Mugabe will not allow an Arab Spring in Zimbabwe as police crush another anti-government protest

President Robert Mugabe will not allow the growing public anger in his country to grow into Zimbabwe’s Arab Spring. Desperate economic conditions under Mugabe’s 36-year rule have led to a series of protests in recent months. 456 more words

As Zimbabwe Burns...

As Zimbabwe burns, United Nations is silent. I repeat, as Zimbabwe burns today, United Nations is loudly silent.  As Zimbabwe burns, the world calmly looks away.   891 more words

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ZIMBABWE’S OPPOSITION LEADERS RALLY AGAINST MUGABE

Zimbabwe’s opposition leaders led a mass rally Saturday against embattled President Robert Mugabe’s failure to resolve the country’s worsening economic crisis.

Thousands of supporters gathered to hear Morgan Tsvangirai and ex-deputy president Joice Mujuru denounce Mugabe’s hold on power, calling for unity among opposition parties. 87 more words

Zimbabwe opposition leader Tsvangirai says has cancer of the colon

Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader and President Robert Mugabe’s chief rival for the last 17 years said on Tuesday he has been diagnosed with cancer of the colon and is undergoing treatment in neighbouring South Africa. 273 more words

South Africa

The Battle over Zimbabwe’s Future

Amid heightened tension, an all pervading crisis is afflicting Zimbabwe. The economy is close to collapse, the standard of living has plummeted, and the political scene is marred by recent violence. 79 more words

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