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CIC Edmonton: After Robert Mugabe: Understanding the Transition in Zimbabwe

January 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm MST

Description

After 37 years in power, Robert Mugabe is gone. Robert Mugabe resigned amid a military takeover and mass demonstrations, which were sparked by the dismissal of his then vice-president, Emmerson Mnangagwa. Dr. Guy Thompson will briefly examine the historical events that led to this power transition and what the reign of Emmerson ‘The Crocodile” Mnangagwa holds for the future of Zimbabwe.

Speaker’s Biography

Dr. Guy Thompson is a University of Alberta historian who specializes in the history of Zimbabwe.

Registration

The event is free, but registration on Eventbrite is required.

Contact Person: Kevin McLeod – edmonton@thecic.org

Details

Date:
January 11
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/after-robert-mugabe-understanding-the-transition-in-zimbabwe-tickets-41630633345

Venue

Devaney’s on Campus
11113 87 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 0X8 Canada
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