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Mugabe resigns after 37 years as Zimbabwe’s leader

Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe’s President on Tuesday after 37 years of autocratic rule, finally succumbing to the pressure of a military takeover and the humiliation of impeachment. CNN.com – RSS Channel – World

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The world’s strangest (non) coup

From the moment it began — with an army spokesman in military fatigues sitting at a TV desk insisting that he was not announcing a military takeover — Zimbabwe’s political crisis has not played out like any ordinary coup. Indeed, its leaders have been at pains to insist it was …

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Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe resigns, ending 37-year rule

The end of Robert Mugabe’s 37-year rule sparks wild celebrations in the streets. BBC News – World

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‘Move bus, get out the way!’

A cameraman is thwarted at the last moment after waiting 40 minutes to film a stadium demolition. BBC News – World

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Source: Mugabe agrees to terms of resignation

An official source with direct knowledge of negotiations says that Zimbabwe’s long-time president Robert Mugabe has agreed to the terms of his resignation and a letter has been drafted. CNN.com – RSS Channel – World

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Analysis: The ‘tyrant’ who could be Zimbabwe’s next president

The elevation of Emmerson Mnangagwa to the presidency of Zimbabwe would amount to an act of political survival matched only by the man he’d replace, Robert Mugabe. CNN.com – RSS Channel – World

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The Chinese connection to the Zimbabwe ‘coup’

A visit by Zimbabwean army commander Constantino Chiwenga to China would not normally be seen as unusual, given Beijing’s status as Zimbabwe’s largest foreign investor and longtime ally. CNN.com – RSS Channel – World

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Dancing breaks out at Zanu-PF headquarters

People sing and celebrate as Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe is sacked as ruling party leader. BBC News – World

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Zimbabwe’s ruling party sacks Robert Mugabe as leader

Zimbabwe’s Zanu-PF removes Robert Mugabe and gives him a day to resign as president. BBC News – World

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Mugabe given until noon Monday to quit as President of Zimbabwe

HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s ruling party fired Robert Mugabe as its leader on Sunday and gave the 93-year-old less than 24 hours to quit as head of state or face impeachment, an attempt to force a peaceful end to his 37 years in power after a de facto coup. Reuters: …