#NeverThoughtIWouldSeeTheDay in #Zimbabwe

Zimbabweans woke up at the weekend to read in Harare's daily, The Herald, that eight provincial structures of the ruling Zanu-PF had called on President Robert Mugabe and his wife, Grace, to step down from their party roles, and that the army had approved a big anti-Mugabe rally in Harare on Saturday. To see such news in the newspaper prompted an opposition politician and former cabinet minister in a coalition government to tweet that he never thought he would see the day. Read selected reports from The Herald below.

Damien Glez of This is Africa on developments in Zimbabwe.

  • Zimbabwe:   Ruling Party Turns Against Mugabe, Grace

    The Herald, 18 November 2017

    EIGHT out of 10 Zanu-PF provinces yesterday held Provincial Coordination Committee meetings that resolved to call for the resignation of First Secretary and President Cde Robert… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Army Gives Permission for Big Anti-Mugabe Rally

    The Herald, 18 November 2017

    THE Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) and the Zimbabwe Republic Police yesterday cleared a rally by citizens across the political divide led by the Zimbabwe National Liberation War… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   A Seismic Political Movement Indeed!

    The Herald, 18 November 2017

    Zimbabwe has reached the end of history. It is a brave new world! Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Is Zim's Revolution At Crossroads?

    The Herald, 18 November 2017

    It is common cause and obligatory under Zimbabwe's supreme law for individuals as well as legal institutions to nurture the revolution that secured Zimbabwe from a foreign ruing… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   SADC, AU Must Not Jump the Gun

    The Herald, 18 November 2017

    The African Union (AU) is a tried-and- tested institution that has been able to make thoughtful and strategic decisions in dealing with various challenges confronting its member… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   So What Is China's Stand on the Coup?

    The Herald, 18 November 2017

    IN the wake of the intervention by the Zimbabwe Defence Forces into the affairs of Zanu-PF ostensibly to, in their own words, to pacify a degenerating political, social and… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   China, U.S. 'Optimistic'

    The Herald, 18 November 2017

    The international community has continued to react to the Zimbabwean situation with the United States of America saying the country has a chance to chart a new path, while China… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Sport Proves We Are Peaceful People

    The Herald, 18 November 2017

    SPORT plays a very important role in our society and, in these days when our gallant military's call for all sectors in the country to function normally in the wake of their… Read more »

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