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MAJOR: African Hero of Zimbabwe – Robert Mugabe – Dead at 95

HARARE, Zimbabwe – Robert Mugabe, has died. He is remembered and known as the guerrilla leader who led Zimbabwe to independence in 1980 and ruled with clear authority – until a ‘friendly, pro-Mugabe salvation’ move by military leader Emmerson Mnangagwa ended his almost four decade rule in 2017. He was 95. In announcing the longtime […]

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WATCH as thousands of people celebrate the new soon-to-be President of Zimbabwe

November 22, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos HARARE, Zimbabwe – Thousands of ecstatic supporters gathered to greet Zimbabwe’s incoming president Emmerson Mnangagwa outside the headquarters of the ruling Zanu-PF party in Harare on Wednesday.  As they waited, supporters of Zimbabwe’s soon-to-be President danced and waved placards reading “welcome back our president” and “our […]

Zimbabwe as a testing ground for Bitcoin

November 21 , 2017 – Fort Russ News –  Vesti Finance – translated by Inessa Sinchougova After the seizure of the capital Harere by the military, the cost of bitcoin in Zimbabwe soared to almost $ 14 thousand. On the morning of November 17,  the demand grew considerably on Golix, the exchange point for bitcoin in Zimbabwe.  It […]

WATCH: Hundreds of students in Zimbabwe refuse to sit exams until Mugabe steps down

November 20, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos HARARE, Zimbabwe – Hundreds of students of the University of Zimbabwe in Harare reportedly refused to sit exams until Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe is removed from office. Students also demanded that the university revokes First Lady Grace Mugabe’s doctorate, which was allegedly awarded under political pressure.

Did Mugabe read the wrong speech last night? [Video]

November 20th, 2017 – Fort Russ News – – Al Mayadeen – – translated by Samer Hussein – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has agreed to step down and prepare a letter of resignation, CNN reported on Monday. Under the resignation agreement, Mugabe and his wife Grace will receive full immunity. “Mugabe has agreed to resign […]

Mugabe removed as the ruling party’s leader – Zimbabwean sources

November 19, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos HARARE, Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has been removed as the leader of the ruling ZANU-PF party, party sources say. This comes just less than a week after the military seized power in the southern African country. Former vice president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was sacked […]

WATCH: Mugabe told to leave Zimbabwe by influential chairman

November 18, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos HARARE, Zimbabwe – Embattled Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe was warned to ‘leave the country’ at a press conference in the capital Harare on Friday held by the influential chairman of the war veterans’ association.  This comes as the long-time president of Zimbabwe has been experiencing house […]