Soldiers' Rumbling Tummies Spark Security Fears in Zimbabwe

Senior and middle-level officers, some of whom are directly involved in civil-military relations and intelligence, revealed widespread unease over the deteriorating economic situation in the country, underpinned by skyrocketing prices, high cost of living and hyperinflation, which has rendered salaries worthless, Andrew Kunambura and Tinashe Kairiza write for The Zimbabwe Independent.

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President Emmerson Mnangagwa has always maintained close ties to the defence establishment.


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