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

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    Police 'closing in' on Grace Mugabe in ivory probe: state media

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    ... Documents from the Zimbabwe parks authority allegedly accuse Grace Mugabe of ordering officials to grant her permits to export millions of dollars of ivory as gifts to foreign leaders.

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    Police 'closing in' on Grace Mugabe in ivory probe: state media

    Zimbabwean police investigating an ivory-smuggling racket will soon question former ruler Robert Mugabe's wife Grace, who is accused of arranging shipments abroad, a government-owned newspaper reported Friday. The Herald newspaper, once the...
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    Grace Mugabe, the wife of Zimbabwe's former president Robert, has been accused of smuggling ivory worth millions to underground foreign markets (AFP Photo/ZINYANGE AUNTONY)


     
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    Zimbabwe parliament summons Mugabe on May 9
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    ... "We met today (Thursday) as a committee and resolved that we invite the former president Mr Mugabe to our committee to explain the disappearance of $15 billion worth of diamonds," said Mliswa, an independent MP.


    https://www.yahoo.com/news/zimbabwe-parliament-summons-mugabe-may-9-105023499.html

    Zimbabwe parliament summons Mugabe on May 9

    A Zimbabwe parliament committee has summoned former president Robert Mugabe to give evidence on May 9 over diamond corruption costing billions of dollars, underlining his fall from power after 37 years of autocratic rule. Mugabe, now 94, ruled...
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    Mugabe ruled Zimbabwe from 1980 until his dramatic ouster last year (AFP Photo/ZACHARIAS ABUBEKER)


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    As well it should, crocodile is nothing but a bloodless coup recipient :facepalm:

    Mass strikes in Zimbabwe trouble President Mnangagwa ahead of keenly watched election
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    ... On Friday it was announced that members of the Zimbabwe Teachers' Association would strike on May 8 when schools re-open after the holidays. The 44,000-member group cited stagnant pay and restrictive annual leave as reasons for the action.

    https://www.cnbc.com/2018/05/01/zim...le-president-mnangagwa-ahead-of-election.html

    Mass strikes in Zimbabwe trouble President Mnangagwa ahead of keenly watched election

    In Zimbabwe, government employees have rallied together in protest in recent weeks by staging a series of strikes.
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    Jekesai Njikizana | AFP | Getty Images
    People cast letters of complaint to Zimbabwe's Vice President Constantino Chiwenga in Harare's Unity Square on April 20, 2018, after thousands of nurses were dismissed in a dispute over pay


     
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    Zimbabwe's Mugabe parliament appearance over diamonds delayed
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    ... But the member of parliament who is leading the inquiry said the hearing had been postponed to a date yet to be decided by the clerk of parliament.

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    Zimbabwe's Mugabe parliament appearance over diamonds delayed

    Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe will not appear before a parliament committee this week to answer questions on multi-billion-dollar corruption in the diamond industry after the hearing was postponed, a lawmaker said Monday. The...
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    Former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe will not answer questions this week on corruption in the diamond industry (AFP Photo/Jekesai NJIKIZANA)


     
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    Zimbabwe parliament drops call for Mugabe to answer questions on diamond mines

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    HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's parliament on Monday backed down from its demand for former president Robert Mugabe to answer questions related to diamond mining operations during his time in office...

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    Zimbabwe parliament drops call for Mugabe to answer questions on diamond mines
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    FILE PHOTO: Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe attends the 2nd Session of the South Africa-Zimbabwe Bi-National Commission in Pretoria
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    South African Court Overturns Immunity for Grace Mugabe in Assault Case


    JOHANNESBURG (REUTERS) - South Africa's High Court on Monday overturned a decision by the government to grant Zimbabwe's former first lady Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity after she was accused of whipping a woman with an electric cord.

    Model Gabriella Engels, the woman behind the assault allegation, last August filed a court application challenging the government's decision.


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    FILE PHOTO: Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe, accompanied by his wife Grace, arrives to vote in the general elections in Harare, Zimbabwe, July 30, 2018. REUTERS/Mike HutchingsREUTERS

     
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