Is Army Planning to Overthrow Mugabe's Govt?

As political tensions rise in Zimbabwe over President Robert Mugabe's unresolved succession, the 93-year-old leader has issued a stern warning to the country's military commanders to stop plotting his ouster. Commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces General Constantine Chiwenga has of late been entangling himself in the ruling party's succession wars, fighting in the corner of a faction linked to Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa against another one reportedly being led by First Lady Grace Mugabe.

Zimbabwe's Service chiefs.

  • Zimbabwe:   Mugabe, Military Face Off

    Zimbabwe Independent, 28 July 2017

    For a long time now we have been writing that the stage in which we are in terms of President Robert Mugabe's succession matrix is brinkmanship. We have reached a point where… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Mugabe Attacks Military Chiefs

    Zimbabwe Independent, 28 July 2017

    President Robert Mugabe yesterday unexpectedly attacked the military fiercely in public amid delicate brinkmanship with the army over internal power struggles, warning them against… Read more »


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