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Ofeibea Quist-Arcton : NPR

Ofeibea Quist-Arcton is journalist and broadcaster from Ghana, who reports for NPR News on issues and developments related to West Africa.

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'Fight For Rights Will Continue' In Zimbabwe, #ThisFlag Movement Pastor Vows

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 17:41:00 -0500

Robert Mugabe is gone as Zimbabwe's leader, but Evan Mawarire warns that abuses have yet to end. "The citizens of our nation are not enemies to our government," he says. "They should be listened to."

Zimbabwe's New President

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 07:57:14 -0500

Just two days after the inauguration of President Emmerson Mnangagwa, the people of Zimbabwe wait to see what sort of government the new leader will form.

Emmerson Mnangagwa Sworn In As Zimbabwe's New Leader

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 16:32:00 -0500

After 37 years of governance under President Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe has a new leader. Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn in today amid celebration and hopes that he can repair the country's depressed economy.

Zimbabwe Swears In A New President

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 07:30:00 -0500

Emmerson Mnangagwa has been sworn in as the president of Zimbabwe, days after the country's longtime leader Robert Mugabe resigned.

News Brief: Navy Aircraft Crash, Flynn May Be Cooperating With Russia Investigation

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 05:08:00 -0500

NBC's Geoff Bennett talks about the latest on the Russia investigation, including signs Michael Flynn may be cooperating. Also, the latest on the Navy aircraft crash in the Philippine Sea.

Who Is Zimbabwe's New Leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa?

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 14:00:00 -0500

After Robert Mugabe resigned, Emmerson Mnangagwa returned to his country Thursday and asked "all genuine patriotic Zimbabweans to come together."

Zimbabwe Gets A New Leader For The First Time

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 07:00:00 -0500

Zimbabwe gets a new president Friday, just the second in its 37-year history. It's still unclear exactly what fate awaits the country's outgoing leader, Robert Mugabe.

Zimbabwe Has A New Leader After President Robert Mugabe Resigned

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:44:00 -0500

Zimbabwe's new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa arrived back in the country and addressed the people about how he'll replace longtime ruler Robert Mugabe. Mnangagwa returned from a self-imposed exile after Mugabe fired him from his vice president role.

In Zimbabwe, President Robert Mugabe Resigns

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:29:00 -0500

The move ends Mugabe's 37-year-reign. It comes a week after the military seized power, heading off his apparent efforts to place his wife in position to succeed him.

Zimbabwe's Mugabe Likely To Face Impeachment Proceedings

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 05:06:00 -0500

President Robert Mugabe has survived a military takeover and an ousting by his own party, but he still refuses to resign. On Tuesday, the party is expected to begin the impeach process in parliament.

Zimbabwe Is In A Stalemate After Military Takeover

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:27:00 -0500

Zimbabwe is at a watershed moment — a slow-motion process to oust Robert Mugabe, the only ruler the nation has known. But will the 75-year-old war veteran, who is known as the Crocodile and is slated to succeed Mugabe bring change to the impoverished nation?

After The Military Seized Control, What's Next For Zimbabwe?

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:51:00 -0500

Regional African envoys are in Zimbabwe to mediate President Robert Mugabe's transition from power. Mugabe is an independence fighter who is the only leader the southern African nation has ever known. He remains under house arrest.

Zimbabwe's Leader Under House Arrest After Military Seized Control Of Country

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 16:42:00 -0500

Zimbabweans have only ever had one leader — Robert Mugabe. But the southern African nation is now under the control of "military constitutionalism" — and Mugabe's party supports it.

News Brief: Army Takes Control In Zimbabwe, Republicans Respond To Roy Moore

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 05:11:40 -0500

The army in Zimbabwe has seized control of the country, though they say it's not a coup. Also, Republican lawmakers are looking at options to keep Roy Moore out of the Senate.

Zimbabwe's Army Takes Control Of The Country

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 05:11:00 -0500

Zimbabwe's army said Wednesday that is has seized control in what is being described as a "bloodless transition," apparently pushing out longtime strongman Robert Mugabe.