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Zimbabwe Coup: What We Know

Zimbabwe’s Apparent Coup: What We Know By AUSTIN RAMZYUPDATED 12:01 PM Continue reading the main s Zimbabwe’s Army Says Mugabe Is Safe Uniformed officers appeared on state-run television to deny orchestrating a military takeover, saying their intention was to “pacify a degenerating political, social and economic situation.” Photo by Jekesai Njikizana/Agence France-Presse …

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Robert Mugabe’s most famous quotes

Robert Mugabe’s most famous quotes Mugabe at the 72nd UN General Assembly said ‘President of the United States, Mr Trump; please blow your trumpet’ [Jason Szenes/EPA] [EPA]\During his 37-year rule of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe has built up an impressive amount of controversy, mostly by using colourful and often hateful language. …

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After 37 Years, Rule Of Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Appears To Be Over

After 37 Years, Rule Of Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Appears To Be Over By Farai Mutsaka and Andrew Meldrum Robert Mugabe Harare, Zimbabwe (AP) Zimbabwe’s military controls the capital and the state broadcaster and is holding President Robert Mugabe, 93, and his wife under house arrest. It appears that the world’s oldest …

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The Latest: Zimbabwe former minister: Mugabe should ‘rest’

HARARE, Zimbabwe — The Latest on the military takeover in Zimbabwe (all times local): 2:55 p.m. A former Zimbabwe finance minister and current activist says of President Robert Mugabe: “The old man should be allowed to rest.” Tendai Biti spoke to South African broadcaster eNCA as the 93-year-old Mugabe was …

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Zimbabwe’s army places Mugabe under house arrest

HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s military seized power on Wednesday saying it was holding President Robert Mugabe and his family safe while targeting “criminals” in the entourage of the only ruler the country has known in its 37 years of independence. Soldiers seized the state broadcaster and a general appeared on …

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U.S. urges Zimbabwe parties to calmly resolve disputes

U.S. urges Zimbabwe parties to calmly resolve disputes By Reuters WASHINGTON, Nov 14 (Reuters) – The United States on Tuesday urged all parties in Zimbabwe to resolve their disputes calmly and peacefully after troops took up positions around the capital Harare and the ruling party accused the head of the …

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Millitary tanks seen heading towards Zimbabwe capital

Tanks were seen heading towards the Zimbabwe capital Harare on Tuesday, witnesses said, a day after the head of the armed forces said he was prepared to “step in” to end a purge of supporters of ousted vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa. A Reuters witness saw two other tanks parked beside the …

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Zimbabwe Army Commander Constantine Chiwenga Calls for End to Ruling Party Purges

Zimbabwe Army Commander Calls for End to Ruling Party Purges By Godfrey Marawanyika and Brian Latham (Bloomberg) —  Zimbabwe armed forces commander Constantine Chiwenga called for an end to purges in President Robert Mugabe’s ruling party and said the security services would stop those “bent on hijacking the revolution.” Chiwenga, speaking alongside the commanders of …

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