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“The list of Mugabe’s crimes is endless”

GroundUp’s Zimbabwean reporters write about what Robert Mugabe meant to them

By Joseph Chirume, Kimberly Mutandiro, Bernard Chiguvare and Tariro Washinyira - 6 September 2019
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Robert Mugabe resigns

Celebration in the streets of Harare

By Harare Photographer - 21 November 2017
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Students shut down University of Zimbabwe

They call for President Robert Mugabe and Vice Chancellor Levi Nyagura to step down

By Harare Photographer - 20 November 2017
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Zimbabweans look forward to post-Mugabe era

But frustration as president fails to resign

By Harare Photographer - 20 November 2017
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In photos: Zimbabwe’s “second independence day”

Jubilation in streets of Harare, but a new age of freedom is far from assured

By Harare Photographer - 19 November 2017
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Thousands march against Mugabe in Harare

“He lost the plot and should just go. Enough is enough.”

By Harare Correspondent - 18 November 2017
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What Zimbabwe’s coup looked like

An eye-witness account from Harare

By Harare Correspondent - 16 November 2017
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Harare “mega” protest flops because of fear and feuds

Heavy police presence mutes protest aimed at Mugabe government

By Zimbabwean Reporter - 18 November 2016
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Dodging teargas in Zimbabwe’s riot-torn capital

Throw your stilettos at police, urges WhatsApp message

By Zimbabwean Reporter - 31 August 2016
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Zimbabwe is desperate - an eyewitness account

Mugabe has failed us

By A Zimbabwean - 19 August 2016

What now for Zimbabweans?

89-year-old President Robert Mugabe, who has been in power since Zimbabwe gained its independence in 1980, is set to lead the country for yet another five years.

Tariro Washinyira, Mpho Mabhena and GroundUp Staff - 6 August 2013