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

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    How the African Union got it wrong on Zimbabwe
    By tacitly supporting a de facto coup in Zimbabwe,
    the AU has damaged the region's efforts to end politics by force

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    Philip Roessler is Associate Professor of Government at the College of William and Mary.



    http://www.aljazeera.com/amp/indepth/opinion/african-union-wrong-zimbabwe-171204125847859.html
    How the African Union got it wrong on Zimbabwe
    aljazeera.com


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    Zimbabweans celebrate with soldiers after President Robert Mugabe resigns in Harare, Zimbabwe November 21, 2017 [Mike Hutchings/Reuters]



     
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    No matter how hard its tried, she's too beautiful to be made to look bad.


    Grace Mugabe 'a mad woman with no brains was in charge of Zim', says war vets boss

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    ... Grace had been complaining to President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Zimbabwe Defence Forces commander Constantino Chiwenga through mediators, Catholic cleric Father Fidelis Mukonori and former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono, the report said.

    Grace complained about threats to her businesses and property, citing the terms of the agreement secretly reached as part of the deal for Mugabe to resign ...


    https://www.news24.com/Africa/Zimba...-in-charge-of-zim-says-war-vets-boss-20171204

    Grace Mugabe 'a mad woman with no brains was in charge of Zim', says war vets boss

    Zimbabwe's war veterans leader Chris Mutsvangwa has reportedly said that the millitary's intervention, which resulted in former president Robert Mugabe relinquishing power two weeks ago was a "counter coup" to former first lady Grace Mugabe's...
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    Grace Mugabe. (File: AP)


     
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    Perceived As Prophetic Of A Bloodless Coup, Zimbabwean Artist's Profile Rises

    FRANK CHIKOWORE

    ... Prayzah, born Mukudzei Mukombe on July 4, 1987, has seen his popularity spike as never before in the wake of Emmerson Mnangagwa's ascendance to the presidency. Everyone, from the elderly to kindergartners, can be heard in the streets singing songs from Kutonga Kwaro, the album Prayzah released Oct. 13 — almost exactly one month prior to Mugabe's ouster ...

    https://www.npr.org/sections/therec...oodless-coup-zimbabwean-artists-profile-rises

    Perceived As Prophetic Of A Bloodless Coup, Zimbabwean Artist's Profile Rises

    One of the country's musicians has benefited dramatically from the country's political upheaval, due to an album some see as presaging its recent change in president.
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    Amagra Photography/Courtesy of the artist


     
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    Stay healthy.

    Zimbabwe's Mugabe flies to Singapore, first trip since ouster
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    By MacDonald Dzirutwe

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    ... He left Harare with Grace and aides on Monday evening, the official said. He is expected to make a stop-over in Malaysia, where his daughter, Bona, is expecting a second child ...


    https://www.yahoo.com/news/zimbabwes-mugabe-flies-singapore-first-trip-since-ouster-085555157.html

    Zimbabwe's Mugabe flies to Singapore, first trip since ouster

    By MacDonald Dzirutwe HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe has left the country for medical checks in Singapore, his first foreign travel since the army forced him from office last month, a state security official said on...
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    FILE PHOTO: Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe looks on before casting his vote in Highfields outside Harare July 31, 2013. Picture taken July 31, 2013. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko/File Photo



     
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    A bunch of :bs: except for the misogyny part :facepalm: Besides, her beauty allows us to see what Adam had to deal with with Eve, which led to his downfall, if you will ... since Life began in Africa/Alkebu-lan.


    Graceless: Women warned off politics in Zimbabwe
    HOW PEOPLE THINK
    Dislike for Robert Mugabe's wife, Grace, was a big factor in the Zimbabwean president's downfall. But her treatment at the hands of press and public has revealed deep misogyny in national politics

    ... But what ultimately brought down Zimbabwe’s first post-independence leader was something far smaller and more personal than any of that.

    His wife, Grace.


    https://www.csmonitor.com/World/Africa/2017/1213/Graceless-Women-warned-off-politics-in-Zimbabwe
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    Grace
    under fire

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    Ryan Lenora Brown

    Staff Writer



     
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    Zimbabwe ruling party meets to seal Mugabe's fall from grace

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    https://www.yahoo.com/news/m/7c4719...arty-meets.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=2_10

    Zimbabwe ruling party meets to seal Mugabe's fall from grace

    Zimbabwe's ruling party is meeting to finalize Robert Mugabe's fall from grace and make new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa its candidate for next year's elections. Mnangagwa was inaugurated last month after the military stepped in, hundreds of...
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    FILE -- In this Friday Nov. 24, 2017 file photo Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa, center, and his wife Auxillia, right, leave after the presidential inauguration ceremony in the capital Harare, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe's new president is taking steps to differentiate himself from his ousted mentor, Robert Mugabe, as he tries to win over the country before next year's elections. Ben Curtis, File AP Photo