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Zimbabwe "Coup" Escalates: US State Dept Warns Citizens "Shelter In Place", Gunfire Heard Near Mugabe"s Private Residence

Update: AFP reports that gunfire was heard close to Mugabe's private residence. *  * .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 14th, 2017

Gunfire and Explosions Heard in Zimbabwe"s Capital

Gunshots were heard near the residence of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe amid reports of multiple explosions in the capital, as a battle to succeed the world’s oldest head of state entered a dangerous new phase......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 14th, 2017

What is a Coup? Robert Mugabe ‘Safe and Sound’ as Zimbabwe Military Targets ‘Criminals’ in Government

The military took over the state broadcaster amid reports of gunfire and explosions rock the capital Harare......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 15th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Military takes control in Zimbabwe, denies coup

Soldiers took over Zimbabwe’s state television early Wednesday, saying they were working to restore stability in the country, as gunshots were heard near President Robert Mugabe’s residence and at least one explosion sounded in the capital......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 14th, 2017

Latin American history suggests Zimbabwe"s military coup will turn violent

Armed forces have taken control of the government and the state broadcaster; Mugabe's wife has fled the country.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 17th, 2017

With Zimbabwe in Limbo, Mugabe Moved to State House

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s motorcade sped from his residence in a Harare suburb to the State House, security officials said, suggesting talks to broker a transition of power had entered a new phase......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 16th, 2017

With Zimbabwe in Limbo, Mugabe Moves to State House

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s motorcade sped from his residence in a Harare suburb to the State House, security officials said, suggesting talks to broker a transition of power had entered a new phase......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 16th, 2017

Zimbabwe"s Military Seizes Power, Holds President Mugabe

We noted yesterday that Zimbabwe military commander, General Constantino Chiwenga, said on state television that he was not launching a military coup, while Mugabe and his family were saf.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 15th, 2017

Zimbabwe"s Military Commandeers State TV

Soldiers took over Zimbabwe’s state television, saying they were working to restore stability in the country, as gunshots were heard near President Robert Mugabe’s residence and at least one explosion sounded in the capital......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 15th, 2017

Army seizes Zimbabwe state broadcaster, anti-Mugabe coup talk intensifies

Mugabe's ZANU-PF party accused army chief General Constantino Chiwenga of "treasonable conduct". The public dispute has presented a major test for Mugabe, who is in increasingly frail health.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 14th, 2017

Zimbabwe "Coup" Escalates: US Embassy Closes, Explosions Rock Harare, Military Seize State Broadcaster

Following at least three explosions across Zimbabwe's capital city tonight - following what appears to be the start of a military coup as tanks rolled in - the US embassy in Harare has been closed. Additionally, reports.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 14th, 2017

Editorial: Cap higher ed sick time accruals

A common-sense measure that could save the state millions of dollars, one that is already in place in other states and in the private sector locally — even in other Massachusetts agencies — shouldn’t be this hard to get through the state Legisl.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 1st, 2018

Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Dies In Helicopter Crash

Two months after a bloodless coup removed  Robert Mugabe, the country's dictator.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 18th, 2018

"Breaking china all over the place": European diplomats say Trump"s rhetoric at an EU dinner was "unlike anything they’ve ever heard"

According to a new Politico report, Trump made comments to European diplomats at a private dinner meeting in May.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 2nd, 2018

Internet Tightens: Popular Chinese WeChat App to Become Official ID

China’s biggest tech giants are working with authorities to create digital identifications as alternatives to the state-issued ID cards citizens must present to obtain many public and private services, such as boarding trains and checking into hotels......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 29th, 2017

Zimbabwe"s Mugabe Gets Two Dozen Staff, Eight-Bedroom House in Retirement

The retirement perks for Zimbabwe’s former President Robert Mugabe include a newly built eight-bedroom residence or its equivalent in cash......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 28th, 2017

State Dept. concerned by Polish fine on US-owned broadcaster

The United States says it is concerned by Poland's decision to impose a heavy fine on a private American-owned television broadcaster......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 12th, 2017

Coup in Africa: Zimbabwe Dumped Mugabe, But Will Other African Countries Do the Same to Their Dictators?

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe, untouchable for decades and a hero of African independence, is out. Who’s next?.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 12th, 2017

Coup in Africa: Zimbabwe Dumped Mugabe, But Will Other African Countries Do the Same To Their Dictators?

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe, untouchable for decades and a hero of African independence, is out. Who’s next?.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 12th, 2017

What to watch if you want to profit off of Zimbabwe"s coup

Robert Mugabe may be gone, but China's economic influence in Zimbabwe is unlikely to cease. As the top destination for Zimbabwe's exports, which include cotton and tobacco, China&#.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 29th, 2017

Zimbabwe"s ex-vice president prepares to take power after Mugabe exit

Critics describe Mnangagwa as a ruthless hard-liner who was behind years of state-sponsored violence, warning that he could prove just as authoritarian as his mentor.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 23rd, 2017