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In this photo taken from video Zimbabwe's incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa, centre, walks into an airport to board a flight bound for Zimbabwe, at Lanseria Airport, north west of Johannesburg, South Africa, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017.  Mnangagwa emerged from hiding Wednesday, departing from neighboring South Africa to return home in preparation to take power after Robert Mugabe's stunning resignation. (AP)
The Latest: Zimbabwe's incoming leader expected to speakThe Latest: Zimbabwe's incoming leader expected to speak to crowds welcoming him home
The Associated Press17 minutes 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 Press50 minutes ago
Zimbabweans celebrate outside the parliament building immediately after hearing the news that President Robert Mugabe had resigned, in downtown Harare, Zimbabwe Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. Mugabe resigned as president with immediate effect Tuesday after 37 years in power, shortly after parliament began impeachment proceedings against him. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
Zimbabwe's incoming leader Mnangagwa returns home to cheersZimbabwe's incoming leader Mnangagwa emerges from hiding, returns home to cheers
The Associated Press13 minutes 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 minutes 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 Press1 hour 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 Press3 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 Press5 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 Press6 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 Press7 hours ago
Zimbabwe's political drama: What just happened? A timelineZimbabwe's political drama: What just happened? A timeline of events
The Associated Press7 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 Press17 hours 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 Press17 hours 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 Press18 hours ago
Zimbabweans celebrate at night at an intersection in downtown Harare, Zimbabwe Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. Mugabe resigned as president with immediate effect Tuesday after 37 years in power, shortly after parliament began impeachment proceedings against him. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
Robert Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe's president after 37 yearsRobert Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe's president after 37 years; fired VP set to take his place
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Zimbabweans celebrate at night at an intersection in downtown Harare, Zimbabwe Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. Mugabe resigned as president with immediate effect Tuesday after 37 years in power, shortly after parliament began impeachment proceedings against him. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
The Latest: US says Zimbabwe's people want end to isolationThe Latest: US says Zimbabwe's people want end to international isolation
The Associated Press18 hours ago
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