Robert Mugabe

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Robert Mugabe’s son charged in Zimbabwe for damaging cars at party
Son of late authoritarian ruler arrested over damage worth £10,000

Nyasha Chingono and Jason Burke

20, Feb, 2023 @6:15 PM

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‘The Crocodile has not changed’: Zimbabwe opposition warns of election violence
Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa urges world to keep ‘eyes on’ President Mnangagwa amid fears of repression this summer

Jason Burke Africa correspondent and Nyasha Chingono in Harare

22, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Alex Magaisa obituary
Lawyer and key adviser to Morgan Tsvangirai who helped draft Zimbabwe’s 2013 constitution

Nic Cheeseman

13, Jul, 2022 @3:27 PM

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Glory by NoViolet Bulawayo review – a Zimbabwean Animal Farm
Set in the aftermath of Mugabe’s fall, Bulawayo’s long-awaited second novel is a spellbinding allegory

Sarah Ladipo Manyika

23, Mar, 2022 @7:30 AM

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NoViolet Bulawayo: ‘I’m encouraged by this new generation that wants better’
The Booker-shortlisted author talks about Zimbabwe after Mugabe - and drawing on Orwell for her brilliant new political satire

Alex Clark

19, Mar, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Vladimir Putin will be ousted – it’s just a matter of when and how | Letters
Letters: Jeremy Smith thinks the outcome of Russia’s war on Ukraine that we all seem reluctant to discuss is the only non-catastrophic one


14, Mar, 2022 @5:57 PM

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Mugabe, My Dad & Me review – a powerful personal tale of celebration and healing
Tonderai Munyevu’s semi-autographical show addresses Zimbabwe’s traumatic history with honesty and humour

Clare Brennan

19, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Mugabe, My Dad and Me review – a personal lesson on empire and identity
Tonderai Munyevu reflects on the men who have loomed large in his life in a thought-provoking show

Catherine Love

16, Sep, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Irene Owens obituary
Other lives: Secretary who provided sewing machines, vaccines and books to Zimbabwe after befriending Sally Mugabe, the president’s wife

Veronica Craig

19, May, 2021 @5:15 PM

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'Colonialism had never really ended': my life in the shadow of Cecil Rhodes
The long read: After growing up in a Zimbabwe convulsed by the legacy of colonialism, when I got to Oxford I realised how many British people still failed to see how empire had shaped lives like mine – as well as their own

Simukai Chigudu

14, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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'Agent of foreign interests': Museveni lashes out at Uganda election rival
Presidential challenger Bobi Wine has been protesting against corruption and youth unemployment

Lindsey Hilsum in Kisozi

11, Jan, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Mugabe's love of cricket and Thatcher's 70th: stories revealed in National Archives papers
Proposed MCC membership for Mugabe and Thatcher’s birthday party plans among stories kept under wraps – until now

Caroline Davies and Owen Bowcott

30, Dec, 2020 @12:01 AM

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