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Zimbabwe union leader found alive after reported abduction | World news | The Guardian

Peter Magombeyi, who was overseeing a doctors’ strike, turns up confused and in pain A doctor and labour activist in Zimbabwe whose reported abduction led to widespread protests by medical staff has been found, disorientated and in pain but alive. Peter Magombeyi, the acting president of the Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA), disappeared at about …

A sad, tawdry end for Robert Mugabe – Zimbabwe

A tyrant goes out with a whimper ROBERT MUGABE inspired many feelings among Zimbabweans. First there was devotion, as he led the country to independence in 1980. Later came anger, as his economic policies turned Africa’s bread-basket into a basket-case. His toppling in a coup in 2017 produced catharsis, as …

State media: Mugabe to be buried next Sunday

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe is expected to be buried next Sunday, state media reported. Mugabe, an ex-guerrilla leader who became the southern African country’s first leader following independence from white minority rule in 1980 and held on to power until he was forced to resign …