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Three killed as army fires on Zimbabwe election protesters

Aug 2, 2018

Three killed as army fires on Zimbabwe election protesters

Zimbabwe's government vowed Wednesday to crack down on opposition dissent after three people were killed when protests against alleged electoral fraud were met with live ammunition, denting hopes of a new era for the country. Soldiers fired on demonstrators during opposition Movement for Democratic Change ...

Feb 1, 2018

Zimbabwe to give white farmers 99-year leases, like black counterparts

Zimbabwe will issue 99-year leases to white farmers, according to a government circular, after new President Emmerson Mnangagwa said he would end discrimination along racial lines in agriculture. Fewer than 400 white farmers are still operating in the southern African nation, after former President Robert ...

Mnangagwa swears in Zimbabwe's first post-Mugabe Cabinet

/ Dec 4, 2017

Mnangagwa swears in Zimbabwe's first post-Mugabe Cabinet

Emmerson Mnangagwa, Zimbabwe's new president, swore in his Cabinet on Monday, with allies defending him against criticism for giving top posts to the generals who helped his rise to power. Sworn in as president on Nov. 24 after 93-year-old Robert Mugabe quit following a de ...

Mnangagwa the 'Crocodile' sworn in as Zimbabwe's new president

Nov 24, 2017

Mnangagwa the 'Crocodile' sworn in as Zimbabwe's new president

Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn in on Friday as president of Zimbabwe in front of thousands of cheering supporters at Harare's national stadium, bringing the final curtain down on the 37-year rule of Robert Mugabe. Taking his oath of office, the 75-year-old known as "the Crocodile" ...