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Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace, in March 2008. Photograph: AP

When he came to power nearly four decades ago, Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe was feted as an African liberation hero in a nation that had endured close to(...)

Angela Merkel in the German Parliament on Tuesday. She says  she’s ready to face voters again to break the country’s political stalemate. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

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Mugabe resigns: Zimbabweans celebrate in Harare. Photograph: Mike Hutchings/Reuters

Robert Mugabe has resigned as president of Zimbabwe with immediate effect after 37 years in power, the speaker of the country’s parliament has said. T(...)

University of Zimbabwe demonstration against Mugabe and his wife. Photograph: AFP Photo/Getty Images

Zimbabwe’s embattled president, Robert Mugabe, could be voted out of power within two days after the country’s ruling Zanu-PF party prepares to bring (...)

Hundreds of people pray and celebrate during a peace rally an hour after Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe was officially recalled as party leader of the ruling Zanu PF party, in Harare. Photograph: Kim Ludbrook

Zimbabwe’s ongoing crisis descended into outright chaos on Sunday after president Robert Mugabe failed to announce his resignation as widely expected (...)

 People carry placards during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe  in Harare. Photograph: Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty Images

The collective outpouring of opposition to president Robert Mugabe that spilled on to Harare’s streets on Saturday was an unbridled backlash to his 37(...)

People watch at a bar in Harare as Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe addresses the nation on television. Photograph: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters

Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe defied expectations he would resign on Sunday, pledging to preside over a Zanu-PF congress next month even though t(...)

Zimbabwean coup: President Mugabe at a university graduation ceremony on Friday. Photograph: Ben Curtis/AP

When the Zimbabwean army rolled into Harare in the early hours of Wednesday, in what turned out to be a military takeover, most of the residents of Zi(...)

After clinging tenaciously to power for almost four decades – a period of misrule characterised by violence, repression, vote-rigging and economic col(...)

This screengrab from Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation  shows Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe with  Gen Constantino Chiwenga and South African envoys at State House in Harare. Photograph:  ZBC/AFP/Getty Images

A smiling president Robert Mugabe has been pictured shaking hands with Zimbabwe’s military chief a day after the Zimbabwean army seized power in the c(...)

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