Zimbabwe’s Parliament Launches Effort to Impeach Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s Parliament launched impeachment proceedings against President Robert Mugabe on Tuesday, with both ruling party and opposition support, while the recently fired vice president said the world’s oldest head of state should acknowledge the nation’s “insatiable desire” for a leadership change and resign immediately.

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Kenya Top Court Upholds Kenyatta’s Win in Repeat Election

Kenya’s Supreme Court on Monday upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election in a repeat vote that the opposition boycotted while saying electoral reforms had not been made. The decision appeared to put an end to a months-long political drama never before seen in Africa that has left dozens dead.

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Mugabe Makes 1st Public Appearance Amid Pressure to Exit

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe made his first public appearance since the military put him under house arrest this week, even as the military announced “significant progress” on talks for his departure and arrested some of his allies, and branches of the ruling party began to pass no-confidence votes in the world’s oldest head of state.

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American Charged with Subversion in Zimbabwe Goes to Court

An American woman charged with subversion in Zimbabwe for allegedly insulting the president on Twitter as a “sick man” made her first court appearance on Saturday as her lawyers disputed the charges that carry up to 20 years in prison.

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