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Zimbabwe unveils generous Mugabe retirement package

Zimbabwe’s ousted president Robert Mugabe will get a residence, a car fleet and private air travel as part of a new government-funded retirement package for former leaders, state media reported Thursday. Mugabe will also be entitled to at least 20 staffers including six personal security guards, all paid for from …

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Man wins ‘Most Ugly’ title for the fifth time

For the fifth time, Zimbabwean man, William Masvinu, has won the title of Mr. Ugly. He had lost last year to Maison Sere in controversial circumstances. However, he won  this year’s edition of the competition held over the weekend in Ruwa area of Zimbabwe. The “Ugliest Man in the Land” walked …

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The Latest: Zimbabwe’s military swears loyalty to Mnangagwa

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) – The Latest on inauguration of Zimbabwe’s new president Emmerson Mnangagwa (all times local): 12 p.m. Zimbabwe’s security officials are swearing loyalty to their new President Emmerson Mnangagwa. The new leader will speak shortly after his swearing-in. Mnangagwa takes power after an extraordinary series of events that …

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Mnangagwa: More of the same for suffering Zimbabwe?

Even before Robert Mugabe’s resignation, many Zimbabweans tempered their yearning for his downfall with the knowledge that his likely successor has a similar reputation for brutality and corruption. Emmerson Mnangagwa, who until recently was one of Mugabe’s longest-serving and closest allies, will be sworn in as the new president on …

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