It would be wiser for countries like Russia and China which is Zimbabwe's biggest investor, to play it safe and not antagonise the major political players, so that they have somewhere to start if a new political dispensation is ushered in, political analyst Zechariah Mushawatu has said. This follows a week in which Robert Mugabe's presidency has been at its most shaky, with no-one - least of all the army- willing to call their takeover of Harare a coup. Meanwhile African leaders like Botswana President Ian Khama, has echoed the call by tens of thousands of marchers for President Mugabe to step down.
'Mugabe No Longer Has Regional Backing'
News24Wire, 18 November 2017
Botswana's President Ian Khama has told his Zimbabwean counterpart Robert Mugabe to step down as he no longer has any regional support to cling on to power, says a report. Read more »
President Robert Mugabe (file photo).
All-Weather Friends China and Russia Wink As Mugabe Put to the Sword
New Zimbabwe, 18 November 2017
President Robert Mugabe's all-weather friends appear to have deserted him as he battles a military coup with none of the countries he considers allies speaking against the… Read more »
Russia Blames Mugabe for Coup
Deputy Russian Prime Minister Yury Trutnev has blamed President Robert Mugabe for getting himself into trouble by failing to address the socio-economic issues which have left… Read more »
Mugabe Woes Mount As Zanu-PF Provinces Back His Ouster
UNDER-SIEGE President Robert Mugabe's bid to cling on to power using the country's Constitution suffered a major setback Friday when the ruling party's 10 provinces all passed… Read more »
Hide and Seek for Zanu-PF's G40 Faction
New Zimbabwe, 17 November 2017
SOON after the departure of a South African negotiation team dispatched by the Southern African Development Community' unconfirmed news spread like a veld fire that President… Read more »
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 Read more »
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