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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

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

Military, Mediators Talk to Mugabe on Zimbabwe"s Future

President Robert Mugabe was in a closed-door meeting with the country’s top general and international mediators at Zimbabwe’s State House Thursday for talks that could spell the end of his 37-year rule......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 16th, 2017

Zimbabwe"s Military Asserts Control; President Mugabe Confined to His Home

Zimbabwe’s military seized control of state television and the international airport and launched operations to subdue the political establishment, though it denied it was ousting longtime leader President Robert Mugabe......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 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"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

Mugabe Is Confined to His Home as Zimbabwe"s Military Moves In on the Capital

Zimbabwe’s military seized control of state television and the international airport and launched operations to subdue the political establishment, even as it denied it was ousting longtime leader President Robert Mugabe......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 15th, 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

Zimbabwe"s Military Moves on Capital

Zimbabwe’s military seized control of state television and the international airport and launched operations to subdue the political establishment, even as it denied it was ousting longtime leader President Robert Mugabe......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 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

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

Tanks Approach Zimbabwe"s Capital as Power Struggle Intensifies

Soldiers in armored personnel carriers moved into the outskirts of Zimbabwe’s capital on Tuesday and the ruling party accused the head of the military of treason, as the battle to succeed the world’s oldest head of state entered a dangerous new phase......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 14th, 2017

Zimbabwe Military Says Mugabe Impeachment Process Has Begun

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe baffled his country and the world last night when, instea.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge4 hr. 23 min. ago

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: zerohedge8 hr. 8 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. 53 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-standard19 hr. 8 min. ago

Zimbabwe"s Mugabe crosses deadline to resign; will now face impeachment

Zimbabweans were astonished that Mugabe, flanked by the military in his national address tonight, remained defiant......»»

Category: topSource: business-standard21 hr. 38 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

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

Syria army, allies retake Albu Kamal from Islamic State: Military source

IS captured the city in a counter-attack that was launched a week ago.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 19th, 2017