Tag: Turmoil

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, […]

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 […]