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Ultimatum for Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe: resign or be impeached

Zimbabweans begin a new week of uncertainty as the noon deadline for an ultimatum issued to leader Robert Mugabe to resign draws near. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Africa

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Zimbabweans call for Mugabe’s ouster

Zimbabweans took to the streets of Harare on Saturday to demand the resignation of Robert Mugabe four days after a military takeover in the southern African nation. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Africa

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Zimbabwe latest: Ruling Zanu-PF urges Mugabe to step down

Pressure builds on the embattled president to stand aside, with a big protest planned for Saturday. BBC News – Africa

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Zimbabwe latest: Mugabe makes first public appearance

The Zimbabwean president leaves house arrest to attend a university graduation ceremony. BBC News – Africa

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Smugglers in Libya auction off migrants — some for just $400 each

Tripoli, Libya (CNN) — “Eight hundred,” says the auctioneer. “900 … 1,000 … 1,100 …” Sold. For 1,200 Libyan dinars — the equivalent of $ 800. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Africa

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Mugabe clears way for wife in battle over Zimbabwe succession

It was classic Robert Mugabe. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Africa

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Tanzania’s anti-corruption crusader cracks down

There were scarcely any hints of the tumultuous years that would follow the swearing-in of Dr. John Pombe Magufuli on 5th November 2015 as Tanzania’s fifth president. After all, his Chama cha Mapinduzi (CCM) party had been in power for decades, and his victory seemed to herald continuity with the …

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Lost treasures up for auction

In the 1920s, French art collector Pierre Vérité began building — almost in secret — one of the world’s most impressive stashes of African and Oceanic masterpieces. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Africa

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Zimbabwe’s President fires deputy, paves way for wife’s succession

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has fired his longtime ally and vice president, potentially clearing the way for his wife, Grace Mugabe, to take the role and eventually succeed her 93-year-old husband. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Africa

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US woman accused over Mugabe tweet is granted bail

An American woman facing charges in Zimbabwe of subversion and insulting the country’s President was granted bail at a court hearing Thursday in Harare. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Africa