Tag: Military

Mugabe and military talks continue amid political limbo

Mugabe and military talks continue amid political limbo

Zimbabwe remained in political limbo on Thursday morning, a day-and-a-half after the military takeover that appears to have put an end to Robert Mugabe’s 37-year grip on power. Talks between the president, who has been confined to his residence in Harare by the army, and senior military officers continued on Thursday, […]

Where is Grace Mugabe?

Where is Grace Mugabe?

Grace Mugabe was being lined up as the successor to her husband just before Robert Mugabe was overthrown and taken into house arrest. But where is she now? It is not clear whether Mugabe will be deposed but the main goal of the generals appears to be stopping his wife […]

Is Mnangagwa Zimbabwe’s leader in waiting?

Is Mnangagwa Zimbabwe’s leader in waiting?

Emmerson Mnangagwa appears well-placed to return to a leading role in Zimbabwe following the army’s takeover in response to President Robert Mugabe’s sacking of the former vice president. Zimbabwe’s military has seized power and detained 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe in a struggle over the succession of the only leader the […]