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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

Wild Footage Of Mugabe"s Son Drenched In Diamonds, Right Before Zimbabwe Coup

Days before the military coup d’état in Zimbabwe, one of Mugabe’s sons uploaded a snapchat displaying his £45,000 diamond watch with £200 champagne, according to Daily Mail. The story went vir.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge7 hr. 53 min. ago

Zimbabwe President"s Party Plans Impeachment Proceedings

Zimbabwe’s ruling party started preparations to impeach President Robert Mugabe after the world’s oldest head of state missed a midday deadline to step down......»»

Category: topSource: wsj14 hr. 38 min. ago

Zimbabwe coup: The house of Mugabe crumbles, but it"s too soon to celebrate

It's not clear if Zimbabwe still has enough of an economic base to start rebuilding itself in earnest, and the military may yet try to extract a price for its role in bringing Mugabe down.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard18 hr. 53 min. ago

Zimbabwe coup: The house of Mugabe crumbles, but it"s soon to celebrate

It's not clear if Zimbabwe still has enough of an economic base to start rebuilding itself in earnest, and the military may yet try to extract a price for its role in bringing Mugabe down.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 20th, 2017

Why a Mnangagwa presidency would not be a new beginning for Zimbabwe

If Zimbabwe is to step back from the brink of state failure, it must find a way to address the Mugabe regime's crimes, including Mnangagwa's role in Gukurahundi.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 20th, 2017

Zimbabwe coup: Mugabe clings to office in address, provokes immediate anger

Many Zimbabweans had expected Mugabe, 93, to announce his resignation after the army seized power, opened the floodgates of citizen protest and his once-loyal party told him to quit.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 19th, 2017

In a puzzling national address, 93-year-old Robert Mugabe doesn"t stand down as Zimbabwe"s president after dramatic military coup

Thomson Reuters Robert Mugabe agreed on Sunday to resign as Zimbabwe's president, so.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 19th, 2017

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe Agrees to Resign

President Robert Mugabe was removed as leader of Zimbabwe’s ruling party and given a Monday deadline to resign as president, a dramatic step in the downfall of the world’s oldest head of state......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 19th, 2017

Zimbabwe"s Ruling Party Holds Talks on Mugabe"s Future

President Robert Mugabe faced mounting pressure to resign as Zimbabwe’s head of state as senior figures from his ruling ZANU-PF met to discuss his future as party leader......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 19th, 2017

Zimbabwe coup: Mugabe"s ruling party to discuss President"s exit today

On Saturday, thousands march in solidarity with military, demand Robert Mugabe's exit.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 19th, 2017