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Analysis: Will South Africa’s ANC learn from Mugabe’s fall?

Image copyright AFP Image caption Both South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma and Zimbabwe’s ex-ruler Robert Mugabe fought minority rule The silence of South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC), especially in the hours immediately after the fall

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November 23rd, 2017

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Why China matters

Image copyright MND Image caption General Chiwenga was welcomed to China by military leaders A trip to Beijing by Zimbabwe’s military chief was a “normal military exchange”, China’s foreign ministry said after the army seized power in Harare. How deep

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November 23rd, 2017

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Tragedy to trophies

Media playback is not supported on this device African Footballer of the Year 2017: Victor Moses profile That Victor Moses had the perseverance to make a success of his Chelsea career despite being continually sent out on loan says a great deal about his character. Yet this ...

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November 23rd, 2017

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: How Afoty nominee helped put Gabon on the map

Media playback is not supported on this device African Footballer of the Year 2017: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang profile After Borussia Dortmund won this year’s German Cup, beating Eintracht Frankfurt in the final, the scorer of the decisive goal was pictured celebrating ...

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November 23rd, 2017

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Fergal Keane: Mugabe has gone, but will Zimbabwe change?

Image copyright Reuters Up to the moment itself the extraordinary session of parliament had proceeded along expected lines. Speaker after speaker rose to denounce the excesses of the president and his wife. A female MP was speaking of how her constituents were suffering when

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November 22nd, 2017

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DR Congo’s Mulumbu moves to Scotland

Youssouf Mulumbu worked with Kilmarnock manager at West Bromwich Albion Former West Bromwich Albion midfielder Youssouf Mulumbu has joined Kilmarnock on a deal until the end of the season. The 30-year-old, who worked with Killie manager Steve Clarke at the English Premier ...

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November 22nd, 2017

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Forty-three migrants rescued off the Libyan coast

Forty three people have been rescued from a boat while making a journey from Africa to Europe. The 23ft (7m) wooden boat was spotted 30 miles (48km) off the coast of Libya. They were taken aboard the Mission Lifeline – captained by Paul Chamberlain, a charity worker ...

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November 22nd, 2017

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Mnangagwa: We want to grow Zimbabwe economy

Zimbabwe’s incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa has addressed an excited crowd in Harare, pledging to boost the country’s economy and create jobs. Mr Mnangagwa flew back to Zimbabwe following the resignation of long-term leader President Robert Mugabe, who had ...

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November 22nd, 2017

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Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa promises jobs in ‘new democracy’

Media captionEmmerson Mnangagwa addresses supporters in Harare Zimbabwe’s incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa has hailed a “new and unfolding democracy” after returning from exile to replace Robert Mugabe. He also vowed to create jobs in a country where some

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November 22nd, 2017

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DR Congo’s Mulumbu moves to Scotland

Youssouf Mulumbu worked with Kilmarnock manager at West Bromwich Albion Former West Bromwich Albion midfielder Youssouf Mulumbu has joined Kilmarnock on a deal until the end of the season. The 30-year-old, who worked with Killie manager Steve Clarke at the English Premier ...

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November 22nd, 2017

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