Even in death, Robert Mugabe worries his successor

ROBERT MUGABE had been out of power for nearly two years when he died on September 6th (see Obituary). He had been far away and sick since April, so you might think his death would not rattle his successor as president of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa. But bones have a way of making themselves felt.

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Mozambique: NGOs Cite Poverty, Gas and Mining as Roots of Cabo Delgado War

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] In an unusually strong statement, seven NGOs meeting in Pemba on 23 August blamed the insurgency in Cabo Delgado on poverty, lack of development, and government backing of big mining and gas companies instead of local people. “Widespread poverty coexists with the emergence of high but frustrated social expectations that generate conflict.”

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