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Mugabe Goes At Last

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Zimbabwe’s president, Robert Mugabe, has finally lost his grip on power, expected to be replaced after a military coup by the deputy he sacked, Emmerson Mnangagwa. Mugabe’s 37-year reign will be remembered for severe political repression amid economic collapse, and for the support he received from neighboring countries.

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