Timeline of coup that ended Robert Mugabe's rule of Zimbabwe

Reuters Harare, Zimbabwe Published: Nov 19, 2018, 06:48 PM(IST)

Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe's president a year ago on Wednesday, a day which ending his 37-year rule over the southern African country. Until he was succeeded by Emmerson Mnangagwa on November 24, 2017, Mugabe was the only leader Zimbabwe, formerly known as Rhodesia, had known since independence from Britain. While the West regards the 94-year-old as an autocrat, some in Africa saw him as an anti-colonial champion.

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