Tag: General Constantino Chiwenga

Zimbabwe ex-army boss sworn in as Mugabe gets diplomat’s rights

The army chief who led the bloodless coup that ended Robert Mugabe’s 37-year rule was installed as Zimbabwe’s vice president on Thursday, becoming the most senior of a clutch of military figures...

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe resisting army pressure to quit, sources say

President Robert Mugabe is insisting he remains Zimbabwe’s only legitimate ruler and balking at mediation by a Catholic priest to allow the 93-year-old former guerrilla a graceful exit after a military coup,...

Op-Ed: A military coup is afoot in Zimbabwe. What’s next for the embattled nation?

David B. Moore | University of Johannesburg Nobody is safe from the rages of Zimbabwe’s First Lady, “Dr. Amai” Grace Mugabe. There was the young South African model Grace lashed with extension cords. 93-year-old...

FACT BOX: Key figures in Zimbabwe First Lady Grace Mugabe’s ‘G40’ faction

Following are key figures in Zimbabwe First Lady Grace Mugabe’s ‘G40’ political faction, the target of an overnight coup by the military. The whereabouts of all of them are unknown, although sources in...

Robert Mugabe confined to his home but he is fine: SA Presidency

By: The Presidency President Jacob Zuma, in his capacity as Chair of SADC, is sending Special Envoys to Zimbabwe and Angola in light of the unfolding situation in the Republic of Zimbabwe. The President...

S.Africa’s Zuma says Zimbabwe takeover should not lead to unconstitutional govt

South African President Jacob Zuma expressed hope on Wednesday that there would not be unconstitutional changes of government in Zimbabwe after the military seized power in Harare. Zuma also called for the Zimbabwean...

Zimbabwe military chief’s China trip was normal visit, Beijing says

A trip to Beijing last week by Zimbabwe’s military chief was a “normal military exchange”, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, after the military in the southern African nation seized power. Zimbabwe’s military...

Zimbabwe army launches takeover against ‘criminals’ around Mugabe, says president ‘safe’

Zimbabwe’s military seized power early on Wednesday targeting “criminals” around President Robert Mugabe but gave assurances on national television that the 93-year-old leader and his family were “safe and sound”. Soldiers and armored...
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