Posts Tagged ‘President Robert Mugabe’

Zimbabwe: the secrets behind Mugabe’s demise 

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 1, 2019
From the rise of “Gucci Grace” to the fall of “Comrade Bob”, to Emmerson Mnangagwa’s incredible escape, the book ‘Secrets of history’ recounts the riveting story of the presidential couple’s last weeks in power. Grace Mugabe is hardly ever seen leaving her private villa in Mount Pleasant, in the upscale suburb of Harare, where she […]

Several people injured after crowd surges toward Mugabe’s casket in Zimbabwe [PHOTOS]

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 12, 2019
Injured mourners are helped after a crowd pushed their way past police to try to get closer to the coffin of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe. Several people were injured in a crush as they surged forward to try to view former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s casket on Thursday at a sports stadium as thousands […]

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s ex-president, dies at 95

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 6, 2019
Robert Mugabe, the founding father of Zimbabwe who ruled the country with an iron fist for more than three decades, has died, according to President Emmerson Mnangagwa. He was 95. Rumors had swirled around the health of the ex-president, who spent months in a hospital in Singapore earlier this year. Details of what ailed him […]

FLASH | President Mugabe seriously ill, flown to Singapore 

by Breaking Timeson July 10, 2017
President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe has been reportedly flown to Singapore for urgent medical treatment.  Mugabe’ health has been the subject of increased speculation in recent years and authorities in March arrested two journalists over a report alleging that he was “in bad shape” President Mugabe now walks with difficulty and sometimes dozes off during […]

FLASH | President Pardons all Female Prisoners

by Breaking Timeson May 26, 2016
In an amnesty published in Government Gazette No 36, general notice 85/2016, Mugabe pardoned all convicted female prisoners regardless of offences, with the exception of a few serving life sentences. “A full remission of remaining imprisonment is, hereby, granted to all female prisoners regardless of offences committed, save for those sentenced to life imprisonment and […]