Zimbabwe : Zimbabwe politicians: plot bloodless coup and post Mugabe reforms

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    CNN exclusive: Mediator tells how Mugabe was persuaded to step down
    By David McKenzie and Brent Swails, CNN

    ... "He is a debater, he is a thinker, he argues intelligently, he can philosophize," Mukonori said. "It was a question of making President Mugabe see what was happening in the country economically and politically at that time and what was at stake with regard to issues pertaining to the soldiers moving in."

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    Jesuit priest mediated Mugabe's resignation

    As a young priest, the Rev. Fidelis Mukonori collected evidence of atrocities during Zimbabwe's brutal civil war. Decades later, he helped persuade President Robert Mugabe to relinquish power.
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    Sorrow, admiration in Mugabe's birthplace

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    Local residents in the rural Zimbabwean village where Robert Mugabe was born, got married, and has a house say he was a great leader -- but express sorrowful acceptance rather than anger at his ousting.

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    Sorrow, admiration in Mugabe's birthplace

    Local residents in the rural Zimbabwean village where Robert Mugabe was born, got married, and has a house say he was a great leader -- but express sorrowful acceptance rather than anger at his ousting.
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    Say that Mugabe, its not you saying it :great:

    Covering Mugabe for Reuters - "You're the one who says I'm dying?"
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    By Cris Chinaka

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    Mugabe prided himself on his elephantine and encyclopaedic memory, but he must have been briefed on the backgrounds of the students at the Zimbabwean mission function in Delhi. When I introduced myself, he remarked, "Oh, you are our Roman Catholic man, right?"


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    Covering Mugabe for Reuters - "You're the one who says I'm dying?"

    By Cris Chinaka HARARE (Reuters) - Retired correspondent Cris Chinaka worked for Reuters in Harare from 1990 to 2015. Before that he reported on Zimbabwe for the ZIANA news agency and MOTO, a weekly newspaper. There are two images of Robert...
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    Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe waits to address attendees during the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 28, 2015. REUTERS/Eduardo


     
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    Special Report: 'Treacherous shenanigans' - The inside story of Mugabe's downfall
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    By MacDonald Dzirutwe, Joe Brock and Ed Cropley

    Reuters

    ... the world's oldest head of state put his foot down: "Bring me the constitution and tell me what it says," he ordered military chief Constantino Chiwenga, according to two sources present.
    An aide brought a copy of the constitution, which lays out that the president is commander-in-chief of the armed forces; Mugabe retorted that the army was the problem, according to the sources present.



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    Special Report: 'Treacherous shenanigans' - The inside story of Mugabe's downfall

    By MacDonald Dzirutwe, Joe Brock and Ed Cropley HARARE (Reuters) - Inside State House in Harare, Robert Mugabe was in the tightest spot of his 37-year rule. Tanks were on the streets and troops had occupied the state broadcaster, from where the...
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    FILE PHOTO: President Robert Mugabe listens to his wife Grace Mugabe at a rally of his ruling ZANU(PF) party in Harare
    FILE PHOTO: President Robert Mugabe listens to his wife Grace Mugabe at a rally of his ruling ZANU(PF) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, November 8, 2017. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo/File Photo


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    Zimbabwe's Mugabe 'glowed' with relief after he quit: priest
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    By Emelia Sithole-Matarise

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    Zimbabwe's Mugabe 'glowed' with relief after he quit: priest

    By Emelia Sithole-Matarise CHISHAWASHA, Zimbabwe (Reuters) - Robert Mugabe's face "glowed" with relief when he agreed to step down as Zimbabwe's president last week under pressure from the military and his party after 37 years in power, the...
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    FILE PHOTO: Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe watches a video presentation during the summit of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) in Johannesburg, South Africa August 17, 2008.

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    Picture of Mugabe, wife Grace 'watching Mnangagwa's inauguration' on TV goes viral
    2017-11-26 11:21
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    ..."Let me at this stage pay tribute to one of the, and the only surviving, founding fathers of our nation, comrade Robert Gabriel Mugabe," Mnangagwa said in front of a crowd of tens of thousands at his inauguration ceremony.
    "Let us all accept and acknowledge his immense contribution to the building of our nation."


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    Picture of Mugabe, wife Grace 'watching Mnangagwa's inauguration' on TV goes viral

    A picture of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace purportedly watching the inauguration of Emmerson Mnangagwa as president of the country has gone viral on social media.
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