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Robert Mugabe

Robert Gabriel Mugabe is the President of Zimbabwe. As one of the leaders of the liberation movement against white-minority rule, he was elected into power in 1980. He served as Prime Minister from 1980 to 1987, and as the first executive head of state since 1987.
Mugabe rose to prominence in the 1960s as the Secretary General of the Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU) during the conflict against the white-minority rule government of Ian Smith. Mugabe was a political prisoner in Rhodesia for more than 10 years between 1964 to 1974. Upon release with Edgar Tekere, Mugabe left Rhodesia in 1975 to re-join the Zimbabwe Liberation Struggle (Rhodesian Bush War) from bases in Mozambique.
At the end of the war in 1979, Mugabe emerged as a hero in the minds of many Africans. He won the general elections of 1980, the second in which the majority of Black Africans participated in large numbers (though the electoral system in Rhodesia had allowed Black participation based on qualified franchise). Mugabe then became the first ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Zimbabwe: President Mugabe's new attack on white farmers
2014-07-07
Zimbabwe's economic meltdown is so severe, with its treasury unable to pay soldiers, police, and civil servants their monthly entitlements, that President Robert Mugabe, 90, has now resumed his decade-long scapegoating of his country's remaining white ...
(Christian Science Monitor)
  1. Whites prohibited from owning land in Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe
  2. Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe warns farmers land not for whites
  3. Robert Mugabe says no whites may own land in Zimbabwe

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Mugabe lone foreign leader at Malawi event
2014-07-07
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe flew out to Malawi Saturday to attend the former British colony's Golden jubilee, even skipping the burial of national hero Stanley Sakupwanya who was a member of his Zanu PF's politburo. But few Zimbabweans would know their ...
(New Zimbabwe.com)
  1. Mugabe only African leader to attend [email protected] celebrations
  2. Globe trotting Mugabe leaves for Malawi
  3. Mugabe joins Malawi's Golden Jubilee fete in Lilongwe

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Don't sup with whites: Mugabe
2014-07-03
Cabinet ministers and traditional leaders who were fronting white ex-commercial farmers could lose their farms as they were undermining the principle of black economic empowerment, President Robert Mugabe warned yesterday. NUNURAI JENA.
(NewsDay)
  1. Zimbabwe: President Mugabe vows to kick out remaining white farmers
  2. Remaining White Farmers Must Go - Mugabe
  3. Stop dining with whites, Mugabe tells ministers

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Tsvangirai blew his chance to oust Robert Mugabe
2014-07-03
The suffering of the Zimbabwean people, who have been subjected to years of misrule and the brutal dictatorship of Robert Mugabe, will not go away any time soon, thanks largely to the turmoil plaguing Morgan Tsvangirai's Movement for Democratic Change ...
(Citizen)
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  2. 'Zimbabwean Dictatorship Is Unbundling' - Jenni Williams
  3. Youths believe in the power of street protests

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Robert Mugabe Neighbour Fined Over Roaming Dogs
2014-07-01
Harare: A neighbour of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has been fined for allowing his dogs to hunt on the 90-year-old leader's land, state media reported on Tuesday. "President Mugabe's neighbour, Michael Pazarangu, who set dogs to hunt buck at the ...
(NDTV)
  1. Robert Mugabe's deer killed: Man fined in Zimbabwe
  2. Fined $50 for unleashing dogs on neighbour Mugabe's bucks
  3. Mugabe has neighbour convicted over dogs

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Who will succeed Mugabe?
2014-06-24
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe prefers a Zanu-PF in which the Mujuru and Mnangagwa factions constantly squabble, with no one winning decisively, says the writer. Picture: Mike Hutchings. Barring Emmerson Mnangagwa's assumption of power ...
(Independent Online)
  1. No ZANU PF leadership challenge for Mugabe

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Robert Mugabe is a living hero
2014-06-23
Like him or hate him, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe is one of the few surviving icons of Africa's nationalist old guard, whose life is celebrated the whole of Africa, while in his homeland he is destined to be the people's darling for generations ...
(Bulawayo24)
  1. Mugabe Vows to Deal With Child Sexual Abuse
  2. 300000 children dropping out of school, Nhema
  3. President Shocked, Rising Child Sexual Abuse In Zimbabwe

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Roaming dogs land Mugabe's neighbour in court
2014-06-20
Harare (AFP) - A neighbour of Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe has appeared in court on charges of allowing his dogs to roam on the 90-year old president's private residence, state media reported Friday. "President Mugabe's 55-year old neighbour appeared in ...
(Yahoo News)
  1. Man charged with letting dogs roam Mugabe's property

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Roaming Dogs Land Robert Mugabe's Neighbour in Zimbabwe Court
2014-06-20
Harare: A neighbour of Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe has appeared in court on charges of allowing his dogs to roam on the 90-year old president's private residence, state media reported on Friday. "President Mugabe's 55-year old neighbour appeared in court ...
(NDTV)
  1. Zimbabwe editor charged with subversion
  2. Zimbabwe Arrests State Editor After Mugabe Attacks Minister
  3. Zimbabwe's Sunday Mail Editor Charged with 'Insulting' President

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