President Robert Mugabe, confined by the military to his private residence since Tuesday night, is expected to hand over power imminently to his former deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa, who is believed to be planning a transitional government which will include the opposition, Financial Gazette's Dumisani Ndlela reports.
SADC Meeting On Zimbabwe Set to Kick Off in Botswana
News24Wire, 16 November 2017
A meeting of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Co-operation is expected to kick off in Gaborone on Thursday to discuss the… Read more »
World Reacts to Military Action in Zimbabwe
New Zimbabwe, 16 November 2017
Global reaction to the military takeover of power in Zimbabwe fell short of outright condemnation of what was widely seen as a coup with regional and international groups urging… Read more »
Mugabe Set to Hand Over Power to Ex-VP Mnangagwa - Report
Financial Gazette, 16 November 2017
President Robert Mugabe, confined by the military to his private residence since Tuesday night, is expected to hand over power imminently to his former deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa,… Read more »
War Vets Hint At Govt of National Unity
Zimbabwe could be heading into another unity government following the bloodless military coup which brought to an end President Robert Mugabe's 37-year rule. Read more »
Mugabe to Negotiate Exit Deal?
A report on Thursday said that "a deal has been proposed that former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa should lead a transitional government that will be constituted of… Read more »
Foreign Affairs Minister Mzembi Flees
Foreign affairs minister Walter Mzembi confirmed Wednesday that he was a fugitive as cabinet colleagues and G40 allies Jonathan Moyo and Saviour Kasukuwere were reportedly picked… Read more »
Kasukuwere, Moyo 'Fished Out' From Mugabe Mansion - Report
Two leaders of Zanu-PF's Generation 40 (G40) faction - Political Commissar Saviour Kasukuwere and Higher Education Minister Jonathan Moyo - have reportedly been arrested by the… Read more »
Could Ex-Vice President Mnangagwa Be Next President?
Deutsche Welle, 15 November 2017
Some observers have tipped former Vice President Mnangagwa to take power from Robert Mugabe. The two have fallen in and out over the years, with Mugabe firing his VP just weeks… Read more »
Former Colonial Power Britain Urges Peaceful Change
VOA, 10 November 2017
Zimbabwe’s former colonial power, Britain, has urged restraint following the apparent ouster of the country’s president, Robert Mugabe. Read more »
South African president Jacob Zuma, in his capacity as Southern African Development Community chairperson, has called an urgent meeting to discuss the unfolding situation in ... Read more »
Finance Minister Ignatius Chombo has been found with a staggering amount of U.S.$10 million hidden in the confines of his house, according to reports. Chombo, who is a close ally ... Read more »
While the entire world sits and watches the tense political situation in Zimbabwe, South Africa's President Jacob Zuma, in his capacity as chairperson of the SADC, has sent special ... Read more »
A video showing prophet T.B.Joshua saying there will be a military coup in an unnamed country in Southern Africa has been circulating like wildfire on social media in Zimbabwe. ... Read more »
There are unconfirmed reports that Zimbabwe's finance minister Ignatius Chombo has been arrested by the military after a takeover of the state broadcaster in the early hours of ... Read more »
Grace Mugabe's Fast Rise Rubbed Zimbabwe the Wrong Way
VOA, 16 November 2017
For 37 years, Robert Mugabe withstood challenges to his rule from former allies, from sanctions, from the opposition that nearly toppled him in the 2008 election. Today, it appears… Read more »
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