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Emmerson Mnangagwa

President of Zimbabwe

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Emmerson Mnangagwa: President of Zimbabwe
Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa is a Zimbabwean revolutionary and politician who has served as President of Zimbabwe since 24 November 2017. A member of ZANU–PF and a longtime ally of former President Robert Mugabe, he held a series of cabinet portfolios and was Mugabe's Vice President until November 2017, when he was dismissed before coming to power in a coup d'état. He secured his first full term as president in the 2018 general election.

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Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa vows to 'flush out' opponents

Emmerson Mnangagwa accuses the opposition of trying to destabilise the country.
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Why Zimbabwean women are being dragged to court accused of lying

President Emmerson Mnangagwa is accused of reneging on promises he made after ousting Robert Mugabe.
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Zimbabwe to ease coronavirus curbs, but lockdown to remain for now

Zimbabwe will keep its coronavirus lockdown for the time being, though businesses will be allowed to open for longer and the restrictions will be reviewed every two weeks, President Emmerson Mnangagwa..
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Zimbabwe extends coronavirus lockdown again, announces $720 millionstimulus

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa extended a nationwide lockdown to fight the new coronavirus by two more weeks and announced a $720 million stimulus package for distressed companies, most which..
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Zimbabwe president threatens 20 years jail over fake lockdown statement

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday threatened 20 years in jail to the author of a statement purporting to bear his signature that said the lockdown to contain the coronavirus outbreak..
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Zimbabwe orders total lockdown from Monday to combat coronavirus

Zimbabwe will impose a nationwide lockdown for 21 days from Monday to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, and security forces may be deployed to enforce it, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on..
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Zimbabwe to impose 21-day nationwide lockdown from Monday

Zimbabwe will impose a nationwide lockdown for 21 days from Monday to help curb the spread of coronavirus, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Friday.
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Zimbabwe court clears opposition official facing subversion charges

A court in southern Zimbabwe ruled on Friday that an opposition official was not guilty of trying to topple President Emmerson Mnangagwa, moments after proceedings were halted when police fired teargas..
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Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa says no going back to dollarisation

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa vowed on Friday not to revert to using the U.S. dollar after a new local currency plunged against the greenback since its introduction this year, fuelling..
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Zimbabwe uproar as roads named after Emmerson Mnangagwa

Ten roads, including one of the main roads in the capital, will be renamed after President Mnangagwa.
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Zimbabwe police give unions green light for public sector protest

Zimbabwe police have given public sector workers permission to march for better pay on Wednesday in what is widely seen as a test of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's willingness to tolerate dissent.
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Zimbabwe minister charged with corruption costing $3.7 million

The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) on Monday detained and charged a cabinet minister and long-time ally of President Emmerson Mnangagwa for abuse of office alleged to have cost the..
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Zimbabwe's president says Western sanctions a 'cancer' eating at economy

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday described Western sanctions as a "cancer" sapping the economy, and his supporters denounced the measures during marches held around the country.
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Zimbabwe government supporters march against Western sanctions

Supporters of the Zimbabwe government marched in the capital on Friday denouncing Western sanctions that President Emmerson Mnangagwa says have sapped the economy, but his opponents stayed away,..
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Zimbabwe's president pleads for patience in bringing economy back from 'dead'

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday pleaded for time and patience to bring the economy back from the "dead", as his government faces blame for surging inflation evoking dark days under..
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Zimbabwe's Mugabe buried in home village, ending an era

Zimbabwe's founding leader Robert Mugabe was buried on Saturday in his home village of Kutama, ending a dispute between his family and the government of his successor President Emmerson Mnangagwa over..
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Zimbabwe's Mugabe died from cancer, president says

Former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe died from cancer after chemotherapy treatment was stopped because it was no longer effective, a state-owned newspaper quoted President Emmerson Mnangagwa as..
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Zimbabwe doctors protest over union leader's disappearance

Hundreds of Zimbabwean doctors protested in central Harare on Monday over the disappearance of the leader of their union, but riot police blocked them from marching to President Emmerson Mnangagwa's..
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Tears and tributes as leaders, supporters bid farewell to Zimbabwe's Mugabe

Zimbabwe's founder Robert Mugabe was honored as an icon, principled leader and African intellectual giant at a state funeral on Saturday, after a week of disputes over his burial threatened to..
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Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe dies in Singapore

Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe has died aged 95, the country's President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on his official Twitter account.
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Zimbabwe state doctors strike over pay as economy struggles

Zimbabwean public sector doctors went on strike on Tuesday for the second time in less than a year to demand a further salary increase amid soaring living costs, as President Emmerson Mnangagwa's..
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Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa fires minister for 'inappropriate behavior' after corruption charge

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has fired his tourism minister, who was last month charged with corruption involving $95 million, a senior government official said on Thursday.
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Zimbabwe lawmaker charged with subversion over Mnangagwa threat

A Zimbabwe opposition lawmaker was charged on Tuesday with subversion, his lawyer said, after a video surfaced where he purportedly said President Emmerson Mnangagwa would be overthrown before the next..
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