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Officials prepare for a gathering outside the ruling party ZANU PF headquarters in Harare, Wednesday Nov. 22, 2017 where returning recently fired vice president and now president elect, Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected to address crowds of supporters. Mnangagwa has retuned to Harare to be sworn in as the country's new leader Friday, after Robert Mugabe announced his resignation in the middle of impeachment proceedings again him Tuesday. (AP Photo/Christopher Torchia)
The Latest: Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa kept contact with militaryThe Latest: Incoming leader of Zimbabwe returns home to cheers, promises new democracy
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Supporters of Zimbabwe's President in waiting Emmerson Mnangagwa, known as "The Crocodile", raise a stuffed crocodile in the air as they await his arrival at the Zanu-PF party headquarters in Harare, Zimbabwe Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Mnangagwa has emerged from hiding and returned home ahead of his swearing-in Friday. Crowds have gathered at the ruling party's headquarters for his first public remarks. Mnangagwa will replace Robert Mugabe, who resigned after 37 years in power when the military and ruling party turned on him for firing Mnangagwa and positioning his wife to take power. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
Zimbabwe's incoming leader returns home to cheersIncoming leader of Zimbabwe returns home to cheers, promises new democracy
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Zimbabwe's political drama: What just happened? A timelineZimbabwe's political drama: What just happened? A timeline of events
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Zimbabwe's incoming leader Mnangagwa says country witnessing a 'new and unfolding democracy'Zimbabwe's incoming leader Mnangagwa says country witnessing a 'new and unfolding democracy'
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Zimbabwe's incoming leader Mnangagwa makes 1st public appearance to cheers from huge crowdZimbabwe's incoming leader Mnangagwa makes 1st public appearance to cheers from huge crowd
The Associated Press12 hours ago
In this Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017 photo, World War II veteran Kenneth F. Lincoln, 90, points to himself in a photo at his North Attleborough, Mass., home, that was taken when he was serving in the U.S. Navy and fighting a large fire that broke out among straw huts in Rabat, Morocco in the summer of 1946. Lincoln is finally getting the military decoration he earned for fighting the blaze, and will receive a Moroccan award for meritorious conduct on Sunday in North Attleborough. (AP Photo/ Jennifer McDermott)
World War II vet to get Moroccan award he earned decades agoA 90-year-old World War II veteran is finally getting the military decoration he earned fighting a large blaze in Morocco more than 70 years ago
The Associated Press13 hours ago
In this photo supplied by South African Communication and Information Services (GCIS), Angolan President Joao Lourenco, left, and his South African counterpart Jacob Zuma, meet in Luanda, Angola, Tuesday, Nov. 21 2017.  Zuma is in Angola as head of the inter-governmental organization SADC (Southern African Development Community) to discuss the situation in Zimbabwe. (Elmond Jiyane, GCIS, via AP)
Angola's new leader shakes up old order, visits South AfricaAngola's new leader is making surprising moves to shake himself free of the legacy of one of Africa's longest-serving presidents, and is seeking closer relations with South Africa
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Zimbabwe's incoming leader Mnangagwa has returned to the country, ruling party official saysZimbabwe's incoming leader Mnangagwa has returned to the country, ruling party official says
The Associated Press14 hours ago
AP witness: Zimbabwe's incoming leader Mnangagwa has departed South Africa for his returnAP witness: Zimbabwe's incoming leader Mnangagwa has departed South Africa for his return
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Zimbabwe Parliament speaker: Ruling party names Emmerson Mnangagwa to replace Mugabe on FridayZimbabwe Parliament speaker: Ruling party names Emmerson Mnangagwa to replace Mugabe on Friday
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Zimbabwe's state-run broadcaster: New leader Mnangagwa arrives today, to be sworn in FridayZimbabwe's state-run broadcaster: New leader Mnangagwa arrives today, to be sworn in Friday
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Mugabe leaves legacy of economic ruin, upheaval in ZimbabweMugabe leaves legacy of economic ruin, upheaval in Zimbabwe after 37-year rule
The Associated Press21 hours ago
FILE - In this March 27, 2008 file photo Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, left, and his wife Grace, right, react during a visit to Harare hospital in Harare, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe's Parliament erupted in cheers Tuesday Nov. 21, 2017 after the speaker announced the resignation of President Robert Mugabe after 37 years in power. (AP Photo, File)
Mugabe leaves legacy of economic ruin, upheaval in ZimbabweFrom magnanimous liberator to despotic dictator, Robert Mugabe's 37-year rule of Zimbabwe has been one of Africa's most controversial and influential
The Associated Press1 day ago
This image taken from TV, shows the interior of a mosque after a deadly attack by a suicide bomber, in Mubi, Adamawa State, Nigeria, Tuesday Nov. 21, 2017.  A teenage suicide bomber detonated as worshippers gathered for morning prayers at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, killing at least 50 people, police said Tuesday, in one of the region's deadliest attacks in years. (AP Photo)
Bombing at Nigeria mosque kills at least 50At least 50 killed as teenage suicide bomber attacks mosque in northern Nigeria, police say
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this image taken from TV, people stand around dead bodies after a deadly attack by a suicide bomber at a mosque in Mubi, Adamawa State, Nigeria, Tuesday Nov. 21, 2017.  A teenage suicide bomber detonated as worshippers gathered for morning prayers at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, killing at least 50 people, police said Tuesday, in one of the region's deadliest attacks in years. (AP Photo)
The Latest: US condemns Nigeria mosque attack that killed 50The Latest: US condemns suicide bombing of Nigeria mosque that killed 50
The Associated Press1 day ago
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