New constitution based on Zimbabwe Constitutional Referendum voting sees Presidential powers reduced, but will it work?
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Robert Mugabe was one of the leaders of national liberation movements against white-minority rule in Zimbabwe. He was elected in 1980 and never relinquished power. He was pushed out in a soft coup in 2017 and died in 2019. Also see our articles on Zimbabwe or Africa.
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