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Zimbabwe

Robert Gabriel Mugabe

Date of Birth: 21/02/1924
Place of Birth: Zvimba


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This bum for hire

A former Israeli intelligence operative and arms dealer, Ben-Menashe gained notoriety as Robert Mugabe's lobbyist, and for having given prosecution evidence against the late Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai at his trial on trumped up charges of treason in 2004...


The dollars after the votes

A consultant, Felicity Gutu described Bates, in a recommendation on his LinkedIn page, 'as a key resource person' for a 'Scoping Exercise' by Jimat Development Consultants when it was working on a 'Results Delivery Unit' within the President's Office, then occupied by Robert Mugabe...

Another signal comes from Lord Hain, a former Minister for Africa in Britain and a stern critic of Robert Mugabe, alongside then Prime Minister Tony Blair...

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In the mood for change

George Charamba, a top advisor who navigated from Robert Mugabe's era into Mnangagwa's, described the elections as a foreign policy tool: they have to look credible if they are to unlock substantial foreign investment and a debt deal with the International Monetary Fund and World Bank...


Bombs, smoke and mirrors

The blast that rocked the Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) election rally in White City Stadium, in Bulawayo, on 23 June has refocused attention on the feud between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and supporters of ousted President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace...

Mnangagwa's cabinet still hosts important members of the G40 group and supporters of the former president, while there are indications of widening rifts between the new president and Chiwenga, the former army chief who led the coup that unseated Robert Mugabe...


How to fix a coalition

It has been negotiating with the National Patriotic Front, a party established by Jonathan Moyo and other disgruntled ZANU-PF supporters after the November coup that ousted Robert Mugabe...

The military's Operation Restore Legitimacy, which ousted President Robert Mugabe and encouraged hundreds of thousands to demonstrate support for the coup, had revived ZANU-PF...

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Behind the curtains

After the fall of Robert Mugabe last year, they smell the money...

The one tangible agreement is that China will help construct a new building for Parliament and upgrade Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport (named the day before he was forced to resign)...


After Tsvangirai

Then, tens of thousands of oppositionists took to the streets to demand the exit of Robert Mugabe, Tsvangirai's historic rival...

It was a decisive blow and earned him decades of hostility from President Robert Mugabe and his allies...


The boys for the black stuff

Many mining investors are being attracted back by President Emmerson Mnangagwa's easing of limits on foreign ownership of strategic assets as well as the fall of Robert Mugabe from power...


Old ZANU-PF in new bottles

As the first new leader that Zimbabwe has had in 37 years, President Emmerson Mnangagwa begins the year riding a wave of goodwill, having removed the apparently eternally-entrenched Robert Mugabe from power, cleared the streets of the despised police roadblocks and ushered in what looks like a new political dispensation...

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A martial mind-set

Several harsh political realities dominate the scene a month after the drama of Robert Mugabe's forced resignation: the new government has no plans for power-sharing and the military is in the ascendancy (AC Vol 58 No 24, Hopes and fears for the new old guard & Destruction in his wake)...

Mutsvangwa played a crucial role in persuading a wide-ranging alliance of civic and political activists to join a mass demonstration to demand President Robert Mugabe's departure on 18 November...


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