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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

President Mugabe"s fate hangs in balance amid Zimbabwe coup confusion

The unfolding drama in Zimbabwe was thrown into confusion when a smiling Mugabe was pictured shaking hands with country's military chief, the man behind the coup.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 17th, 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 military denies coup, wants to stop ‘criminals’

President Mugabe is "safe and sound"......»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineNov 15th, 2017

Turkey Has Silenced Almost All Independent Media Since Failed July Coup: Rights Group

Turkey has carried out a campaign that has “all but silenced” opposition media in the country since July’s failed military coup, according to a report released by Human Rights Watch (HRW). The report alleges that Turkish authorities are targeting p.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 15th, 2016

Turkey Silencing Media After Failed July Coup: Rights Group

Turkey has carried out a campaign that has “all but silenced” opposition media in the country since July’s failed military coup, according to a report released by Human Rights Watch (HRW). The report alleges that Turkish authorities are targeting p.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 15th, 2016

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: businessinsider1 hr. 46 min. ago

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-standard15 hr. 31 min. ago

Zimbabwe"s Mugabe Makes First Public Appearance Since Military Takeover

President Robert Mugabe made his first public appearance at a university graduation ceremony, three days after the military took control of the Southern African country......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 17th, 2017

Zimbabwe coup: Mnangagwa and the military may mean more bad news

Mnangagwa is a long time Zanu-PF stalwart and is closely integrated with military high command, intelligence services.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 17th, 2017

Zimbabwe Stock Market Crashes - What Happens After Mugabe?

In the last two days, the Zimbabwe stock market has crashed almost 10% as a 'not-military-coup' has ousted 93-year-old President Mugabe - the question is, what happens next? Bloomberg repo.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 16th, 2017

Zimbabwe coup: Country awaits next steps as mediation continues

Zimbabwe army took control of the country on Tuesday, apparently puting an end to President Robert Mugabe's 37-year reign.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 16th, 2017

Zimbabwe"s instability had a bizarre side-effect: the nation"s bitcoin market went bonkers

The highest price paid on a cryptocurrency exchange in Zimbabwe overnight was $13,499 — almost double prices in the US. The price action comes amid a military invention in the African country, which doesn’t have a currency of its own. Despi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 16th, 2017

A military coup is afoot in Zimbabwe: What"s next for the embattled nation?

Those waters, in the shadow of Robert Mugabe's heritage, will take a few more generations of hard political work to clear.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 15th, 2017

Setting the stage for a coup: Will Zimbabwe see democracy or dictatorship?

Choices that Zimbabwe's political leadership makes will have immense consequences for the future of a country whose development stagnated under 40 years of authoritarian rule.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 15th, 2017

Tanks in the streets and long lines to withdraw money — here"s what Zimbabwe looks like under military control

AP PhotoZimbabwe is a country that is no stranger to hard times.  Hyperinflation, famine, and crackdowns by the government on dissent have been regular parts of Zimbabwean life since Robert Mugabe t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 15th, 2017

How Robert Mugabe Went From Zimbabwe’s National Hero to Economic Tyrant

A military takeover seems to herald the last days of Africa’s oldest ruler, whose tenor has seen Zimbabwe fall into economic despair......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 15th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Zimbabwe leader Mugabe under house arrest as army tightens grip on capital

President Robert Mugabe says he’s “fine,” according to South African authorities, as the military widened operations to take over government and civic institutions such as state television, though it denies it is carrying out a takeover......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 15th, 2017

Zimbabwe crisis: Robert Mugabe is reportedly under house arrest after an apparent military coup

REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo The Zimbabwe military seized power early Wednesday morning local time. They denied that their actions amount to a cou.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 15th, 2017