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Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Ignores Calls to Quit, Faces Impeachment

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabweans mobilized Monday for what they hope is a major push to oust President Robert Mugabe, an increasingly isolated figure...

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Resigning after 37 Years: Official

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe is resigning after nearly four decades in power, according to an official close to the talks...

Zimbabweans Say Mugabe Must Quit Now, But More Talks Planned

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Giddy with joy and finally free to speak out, vast throngs of demonstrators turned Zimbabwe's capital into a carnival ground...

Who’s in Charge in Zimbabwe? Here are the Leading Players

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Who's in charge in Zimbabwe? What just happened? Here's a look at the players in a fast-moving political drama that...

Military Now in Zimbabwe’s Capital after Army Chief’s Threat

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — At least three explosions were heard in Zimbabwe's capital early Wednesday and military vehicles were seen in the streets after...

US Woman Accused in Zimbabwe of Subversion is Freed on Bail

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The U.S. woman charged with subversion in Zimbabwe over allegedly insulting President Robert Mugabe on Twitter was freed Friday on...

Nelson Mandela’s Widow, Graca Machel: Global Malnutrition is a ‘Hidden Pandemic’

MILAN (AP) — Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan and Mozambican humanitarian Graca Machel are addressing a summit on the crisis of malnutrition, which is...

Intl Court Probing Possible Afghanistan War Crimes—Guess Who’s in Charge

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court said Friday she is seeking an investigation of alleged war crimes...

Kenyan President is Declared Winner of Troubled Election

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday was declared the overwhelming winner of a rerun election boycotted by Kenya's main opposition leader,...

1 Dead as Kenya Police, Protesters Clash During Election

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — At least one person was killed as Kenyan police on Thursday fired bullets and tear gas at stone-throwing protesters in...

Kenya’s Leader Urges Peace Ahead of Vote as Tensions Rise

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — President Uhuru Kenyatta urged Kenyans to remain peaceful ahead of Thursday's fresh presidential election, while a witness said police shot...

World Health Organization Chief Now ‘Rethinking’ Mugabe ‘Goodwill Ambassador’ Post

GENEVA (AP) — After widespread shock and condemnation, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said Saturday he is "rethinking" his appointment of...