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Has Mugabe been ousted from power?

  Quickbeam 07:49 15 Nov 2017
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  canarieslover 08:47 15 Nov 2017

I would say 'Hopefully', but the trouble with Africa is that you could just as easily be swapping one dictator for another who is every bit as bad. I hope not for the sake of the people there.

  morddwyd 08:56 15 Nov 2017

If he has it won't make much difference.

Given a choice between the Army and Zanu PF there is little to choose.

  Old Deuteronomy 10:27 15 Nov 2017

If I thought that what has happened might lead to free and fair elections, I would be happy...

  wee eddie 11:22 15 Nov 2017

So long as The Army approve of the Candidates

  Quickbeam 11:42 15 Nov 2017

The Generals have cited the economic and social failings as the reason. So... it might spread over here then...

  Cymro. 12:28 15 Nov 2017

Last I heard on midday news he is under house arrest and unharmed.

  qwbos 12:40 15 Nov 2017
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No matter what happens, the country will be controlled by external, largely invisible forces, as is the case with most of Africa.

If even half the income from mineral resources extracted from Africa had been reinvested in country, it would be a first world continent by now.

  john bunyan 13:38 15 Nov 2017

attempt to give the entire country to his young and phenomenally unpopular wife

A bit like what happened to Hillary; more hated her than hated Trump!

  Forum Editor 15:54 15 Nov 2017

john bunyan

"A bit like what happened to Hillary; more hated her than hated Trump!"

Never let the facts spoil a good story, eh? Your statement simply isn't true, I'm afraid.

Officially certified voting statistics show that Hillary got 2.9 million more votes than Donald Trump.

  john bunyan 16:47 15 Nov 2017

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I hoped you detected a little irony! When I said "more", I meant "of the electoral college". My friends in the USA say that ANY other Democratic candidate than Hillary would have got in. There is no doubt that dynasties are around in USA - The Kennedys, Bushes and Clintons are examples - I suspect Chelsea has not given up hope. I hope that Trump does not get to a point that his Generals park tanks on the White House lawns!!

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