Tag: Robert Mugabe

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 16, 2018

The Big 5: Peter Obi says senator’s allowance is nothing compared to governors, Mugabe says Zimbabwe coup d’etat must be undone and other top stories

These are the stories we should be monitoring today. Close to three months into 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari has directed ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 30, 2017

#YNaija2017Review: Hurricane Harvey, Mugabexit, Libyan slave trade… See the top 10 events that shook the world

These 10 events sent shock waves around the world, leaving confusion, disarray and relief in their wake. Presented in no ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 26, 2017

Apart from immunity, deposed Mugabe is to enjoy some other benefits

The former President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace are reportedly going to be given £7.5 million as ...

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AzeezNovember 23, 2017

Former Zimbabwean leader Mugabe granted immunity from prosecution

Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe was granted immunity from prosecution, sources close to the negotiations said on Thursday. According to ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 23, 2017

[Special Editorial] The new Zimbabwe: How will it be achieved?

by Alexander O. Onukwue On the 22nd of November 2017, the 16 million people of Zimbabwe woke up and, for ...

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EzinneNovember 22, 2017

The Thread: How African leaders can avoid going the way of Robert Mugabe

After 37 long years wielding the sceptre, Robert Mugabe finally succumbed to Military pressure and resigned. Generations of Zimbabweans rejoiced ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 21, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Davido, Deji Adeyanju, others

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 21, 2017

The Late 5: President Buhari’s rejection of Bills sent to him, the resignation of Mugabe, other stories

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. Embattled President of Zimbabwe who was removed as the leader ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 21, 2017

Just In: Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe has resigned – Parliament Speaker

The overthrown President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe has finally tendered his resignation. This announcement was made by the Parliament Speaker, ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 21, 2017

YNaija Analysis: Is Mugabe Africa’s last great dictator?

by Alexander O. Onukwue After the coup that was not a coup and the resignation that was not a resignation, ...

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AzeezNovember 19, 2017

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe ‘agrees to resign’

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Sunday agreed to resign, a source familiar with the negotiations said. His party, ZANU-PF had ...

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AzeezNovember 19, 2017

Mugabe fired as ruling party leader, replaced with sacked VP

Zimbabwean ruling party, ZANU-PF has sacked President Robert Mugabe as its leader and replaced him with his sacked Vice President, Emmerson Mnangagwa. ...

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EzinneNovember 18, 2017

The Thread: Ready for Mugabe’s movie ‘The Last Emperor of Zimbabwe’? Here’s the script

The drama unfolding in Zimbabwe has the world’s rapt attention, as it should. For one, the 93-year-old despot, Robert Mugabe, ...

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AzeezNovember 17, 2017

The Late 5: Mugabe’s public appearance, Anyim’s arrest, and other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today. Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe appeared publicly for the first time since the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 17, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – The 17th of November

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: Recovered loots not enough to stop foreign borrowings – ...

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AzeezNovember 17, 2017

BREAKING: Mugabe makes first public appearance after military takeover

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe attended the graduation ceremony of Zimbabwe Open University in Harare on Friday morning. This is Mugabe’s ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 17, 2017

Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF says “no going back” on Mugabe

The leaders of Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party are meeting on Friday, to reach a resolution on the process to finally ...

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AzeezNovember 16, 2017

The Late 5: Mugabe’s refusal to resign, Tinubu fires Jonathan, and other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today. Despite being locked up in a house, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has ...

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AzeezNovember 16, 2017

Robert Mugabe refuses to resign after talks with military

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has refused to resign during a crunch meeting Thursday with military generals. The talks in Harare confirmed ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 16, 2017

MUGABEXIT: The eventual fall from grace

by Alexander O. Onukwue   “I’m not going to have anybody advocate the overthrowing of a government and remain in ...

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EzinneNovember 15, 2017

The Thread: “If it looks like a coup, walks like a coup and quacks like a coup, then it’s a coup” | Twitter reacts to Zimbabwe’s military takeover

Following news reports showing military tanks rolling into Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital, home to Robert Mugabe, the 93 year old President, ...

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AzeezNovember 15, 2017

Mugabe has been placed under house arrest – Zuma

South African President, Jacob Zuma has said his Zimbabwean counterpart, Robert Mugabe has been placed under house arrest. Background: The ...

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AzeezNovember 15, 2017

Every effort must be made to resolve all issues | Buhari calls for calm in Zimbabwe

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for calm and peace, as the army takes over power in Zimbabwe. Background: It was ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 15, 2017

“There was no coup, only a bloodless transition” | Zimbabwe’s ZANU-PF speaks on Mugabe’s arrest

The Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front (ZANU -PF) have announced that there was no coup in the country, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 24, 2017

Mugabe’s spokesperson says the President would have rejected WHO’s ambassadorial role

Zimbabwe‘s Robert Mugabe would have rejected the role of WHO goodwill ambassador had he been formally asked, his spokesman said ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 22, 2017

WHO withdraws Robert Mugabe’s goodwill ambassador role

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has revoked the appointment of Zimbabwe‘s Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador. WHO director general, Tedros ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 22, 2017

Mugabe attacks Donald Trump at #UNGA, calls him “Giant Gold Goliath”

The President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe came all out for U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations General Assembly on ...

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RoqeebahSeptember 19, 2017

Leaders slept through Trump’s #UNGA speech | Here’s why

The 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, just did the single most unlikely thing you’d have ever ...

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AzeezAugust 9, 2017

Cash-strapped Zimbabwe to build $1bn Mugabe university

Zimbabwe on Wednesday announced its plan to build a $1 billion university to honour its 93-year-old President, Robert Mugabe. “Cabinet ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 29, 2017

I’m not dying, I’ve strong bones – Mugabe

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe Saturday, said he was neither quitting nor dying and that there was no one that ...

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