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Jesuit priest mediated Mugabe’s resignation

[ad_1] Decades later, Mukonori helped persuade Mugabe to relinquish power. In his first interview since Zimbabwe's apparent coup and peaceful transfer of power, Mukonori described hours of debate and discussion at the presidential residence, State House, and Mugabe's personal residence.Mukonori met daily with Mugabe, who is 93 years old and had been the nation's leader for almost four decades. He became lead negotiator because both Mugabe and the military trusted him. The 70-year-old Jesuit priest from Zimbabwe said he's mediated between bitter political rivals in the past. "I'm a tough nut to crack," he said. "I've done this before."...

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Zimbabwe: The ‘Crocodile’ Mnangagwa sworn in as leader

[ad_1] The new leader, who served as Mugabe's right-hand man for most of his career, used his first official address to try and differentiate himself from his predecessor, as his opponents try to depict him as part of the status quo.Mnangagwa promised reforms to lift Zimbabwe out of poverty by jump-starting the country's lifeless economy and stamping out rampant corruption. Despite earlier admitting he played a role in Mugabe's demise, Mnangagwa showered the former leader with praise Friday, portraying him as a national hero. A 'president of all citizens'Tens of thousands of people filled the cavernous National Sports Stadium in...

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Uma Thurman turns anger on Harvey Weinstein in Instagram post

[ad_1] Actress Uma Thurman broke her silence over allegations of sexual harassment in Hollywood with a Thanksgiving message saying she has "a few reasons" to be angry -- and took a shot at Harvey Weinstein at the same time. In the message posted on her Instagram, Thurman uses the hashtag #MeToo and tells her fans she'll provide more details when she's ready. Last month, the actress said she was too angry to share her thoughts on sexual harassment allegations against major players in...

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CBS and Dish Network reach deal to end blackout

[ad_1] It may not have been in time for the NFL on Thanksgiving, but CBS and Dish Network finally struck a deal. They announced a multi-year agreement late Thursday night to return CBS-owned stations to the satellite network. Terms were not disclosed. "We are pleased we have reached a deal with Dish, who recognizes the value that the number one network brings to viewers in these markets," Ray Hopkins, CBS' president of television networks distribution, said in a statement. The two...

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