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  • Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa averted a run-off vote by securing just over 50 percent votes while opposition leader Nelson Chamisa bagged 44.3 percent of the total 4.8m votes cast.

    Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa plans legal challenge to the election results.
    LAST UPDATE : Aug 03, 2018, 7:34 AM EDT
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  • Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa said he is in touch with opposition leader Nelson Chamisa to defuse the tensions.

    The U.N. and former colonial power the U.K. have called on Zimbabwe to exercise restraint in dealing with protesters who took to the streets against the ruling Zanu-PF party over alleged vote-rigging in Monday’s elections.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 02, 2018, 7:23 AM EDT
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  • Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa's party is headed for a comfortable majority.

    Incomplete official results from Zimbabwe’s election show that the country’s ruling Zanu-PF party is headed for a comfortable majority in the parliament amid claims of vote-rigging by the opposition MDC Alliance.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 01, 2018, 7:30 AM EDT
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  • Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa faces a tough rival in MDC’s Nelson Chamisa.

    Nearly 5.5 million voters in Zimbabwe will be heading to the polls with a fresh hope to elect a leader that can steer the country out of four decades of the economic and political rut it faced under strongman Robert Mugabe.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 30, 2018, 7:19 AM EDT
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    Oxfam, the disgraced charity under fire for alleged sexual exploitation by its Haiti team in 2011, has released its internal report, admitting that three of the accused men physically threatened a witness during the probe. 

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 19, 2018, 6:09 AM EST
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  • S. Africa's President defiantly clings on to power despite ANC's order to step down.

    In a move that marks a dramatic escalation of pressure on embattled South African President Jacob Zuma, the country’s elite police unit raided the home of the influential Gupta family that has close ties with the leader.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 14, 2018, 6:21 AM EST
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  • Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta emerged victorious in rerun.

    The authorities stepped up security in the Kenyan capital Nairobi ahead of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s inauguration on Tuesday as the opposition geared up to hold a protest rally against the “coronation.”

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 28, 2017, 4:47 AM EST
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  • For many “Crocodile” Emmerson Mnangagwa isn’t the “obvious champion of change.”

    Zimbabweans flocked to a stadium at Harare to witness a “historic day” as Emmerson Mnangagwa prepares to be sworn in as the country’s president following an abrupt end to Robert Mugabe’s marathon regime.

     
    LAST UPDATE : Nov 24, 2017, 6:50 AM EST
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  • Zimbabwe’s ousted vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa will return to the country on Wednesday.

    Zimbabwe’s ousted vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa is likely to take over as the country’s new president after Robert Mugabe announced his resignation amid mounting pressure to step down.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 22, 2017, 5:46 AM EST
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