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Zimbabwe's unsuccessful bids to rejoin Commonwealth

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Zimbabwe has had a rocky relationship with the UK since independence in 1980, with then-Prince Charles formally granting it at a ceremony in the capital. Now Charles is King, some hope he could help boost relations by pondering the country's readmission to the Commonwealth of Nations, after infamous President Robert Mugabe pulled out in 2003.