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Zimbabwe is having its first-ever election without Robert Mugabe, after a wild campaign with fake promises about Trump and a bomb at a campaign rally

Millions of Zimbabweans voted for a new president and parliament on Monday. It is the first election in the country’s 38-year history which hasn’t featured Robert Mugabe as a candidate. The main contenders for president are Emmerson Mnangagwa, the current president, and Nelson Chamisa, a former pastor. The election campaign […]
Zimbabwe is having its first-ever election without Robert Mugabe, after a wild campaign with fake promises about Trump and a bomb at a campaign rally
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Zimbabwe’s opposition leader has pledged to rid the country of Chinese investment

Zimbabwe’s opposition leader has pledged to rid the country of Chinese investment if he wins the nation’s upcoming July elections. Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa accused China of “asset-stripping” the country’s resources. China and Zimbabwe have maintained strong economic ties during former President Robert Mugabe’s rule, and China has become the […]
Zimbabwe’s opposition leader has pledged to rid the country of Chinese investment
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More than two dozen countries and territories use the US dollar as currency

The US dollar is used as official currency in several countries besides the United States. Ecuador and Zimbabwe both switched to the US dollar after financial crises made their local currencies worthless. Other countries, such as Panama, Cambodia, and the Bahamas, use the US dollar alongside their own currencies. The […]
More than two dozen countries and territories use the US dollar as currency
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Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe’s veteran opposition leader, has died at 65

Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe’s longtime opposition leader and former prime minister, has died at 65. Earlier this month, it was reported the political rival of former Prime Minister Robert Mugabe was “critically ill” in hos pital in South Africa. He had reportedly been suffering from colon cancer. Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe’s longtime […]
Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe’s veteran opposition leader, has died at 65
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Emmerson Mnangagwa just became Zimbabwe’s new president — here’s how he went from Robert Mugabe’s bodyguard to his successor

Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn in as Zimbabwe’s president on Friday. Robert Mugabe fired him earlier this month to smooth the path to the presidency for his wife, Grace. Mnangagwa and Mugabe’s relationship goes back decades. Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn is as Zimbabwe’s president on Friday, officially ending Robert Mugabe’s 37-year […]
Emmerson Mnangagwa just became Zimbabwe’s new president  —  here’s how he went from Robert Mugabe’s bodyguard to his successor
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Zimbabwe MPs start impeachment proceedings against Robert Mugabe

A motion filed in Zimbabwe’s parliament called for Robert Mugabe’s exit. Mugabe, 93, has already ignored a deadline to resign. It is unclear how quickly the process could take effect. MPs in Zimbabwe have started impeachment proceedings against President Robert Mugabe. A motion filed in the Zimbabwean parliament Tuesday afternoon […]
Zimbabwe MPs start impeachment proceedings against Robert Mugabe
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