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The last days of Robert Mugabe - New Statesman

Zimbabwe is engulfed, and not only by a political crisis. While its leaders fight, its economy is in meltdown. By Martin Fletcher. This article is from the New Statesman's Christmas 2016 issue. Take advantage of our special offers and get a ...and more »

Mugabe's Last Days - Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

One way or another, Robert Mugabe's long dominance of Zimbabwean politics is drawing to an end. At 92, he is increasingly frail. He can scarcely afford to pay his security services. Zimbabweans are daring to take to the streets in protest. Potential ...and more »

Mugabe: There will be no regime change in Zimbabwe - Eyewitness News

HARARE – President Robert Mugabe has said there'll be no regime change in Zimbabwe as he opened a two-day conference of his ruling Zanu PF party. South Africa's deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa is attending the meeting, which has drawn thousands ...and more »

Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe, 92, to stand in next election - The Guardian

Leader calls for an end to succession disputes as ruling party endorses him to run in next year's national election. Associated Press. Sat 17 Dec 2016 21.34 EST Last modified on Thu 8 Mar 2018 08.48 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via ...and more »

The Portrait Is Falling: The Last Days of Robert Mugabe - Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

With considerable trepidation, I took the lift to the sixth floor of the ministry of justice in central Harare to interview the minister. It wasn't just that I lacked the accreditation foreign journalists must obtain to work in Zimbabwe – the interview ...and more »

Mugabe to Stand in Zimbabwe 2018 Elections - Voice of America

Zimbabwe's president, Robert Mugabe, Saturday was declared the ruling party's candidate for the 2018 elections. President Robert Mugabe officially closed Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu PF annual conference in Masvingo, about 300 kilometers south of Harare, ...and more »

Mugabe to stand for re-election in 2018 at age of 94 - Financial Times

Zimbabwe's ruling party confirmed President Robert Mugabe as its sole candidate for the country's elections due in 2018, when he will be 94 years old — increasing fears of political stasis as an economic crisis mounts in the southern African nation ...and more »

Zimbabwe's Zanu-PF confirms Mugabe as 2018 election candidate - BBC News

Zimbabwe's governing Zanu-PF party has confirmed President Robert Mugabe as its candidate for the 2018 elections. Mr Mugabe, who is 92, has been in power since independence from Britain in 1980. At the party's conference, the Zanu-PF youth wing even ...and more »

Zimbabwe's Mugabe confirmed as ruling party candidate for 2018 - Reuters

MASVINGO, Zimbabwe (Reuters) - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was confirmed on Saturday as his party's sole candidate for the next presidential election in 2018, when he will be 94. President Robert Mugabe leaves after delivering his State Of the ...and more »

Is this video of Mugabe struggling to plant a tree the saddest clip of 2016? - News24

Cape Town - If ever it was time to feel sorry for Zimbabwe's ageing president Robert Mugabe, now may be the day. A short video clip snapped of him planting - or trying to plant - a tree in Masvingo has plunged Mugabe watchers into a social media frenzy.and more »