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‘Statement from the Zimbabwe Defence Forces’ – Full text

Fellow Zimbabweans, following the address we made on 13 November 2017 which we believe our main broadcaster, ZBC and The Herald were directed not to publicise, the situation in our country has moved to another level. Firstly, we wish to assure the nation that His Excellency, The President, of the Republic of Zimbabwe, Head of State and Government and Commander ...

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Mnangagwa back in Zimbabwe – rumour

HARARE – Unverified reports trickling in are that former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa this morning landed at Manyame air base in Zimbabwe.

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‘Chombo security police shot dead’

There are unverified reports that two police officers who were on guard at  Zimbabwe’s finance minister Ignatius Chombo’s house during yesterday’s coup by the army. It is reported that soldiers came through the roof of Chombo’s house. Pictures of the gate of Chombo’s house are circulating on social media.

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Mugabe’s nephew ‘arrested’

There are unverified reports that President Mugabe’s nephew, Patrick Zhuwao is among Zanu-PF officials that have been taken in by the military. This comes after the Zimbabwe military on Wednesday said they were targeting criminals around Mugabe. A reliable source has told Bulawayo24.com that “Zhuwao is one of the minister who have been detained by army”.

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Zimbabwe’s finance minister arrested by soldiers

Zimbabwe’s military said it had seized power in a targeted assault on “criminals” around President Robert Mugabe who were causing social and economic suffering, but gave assurances the 93-year-old leader and his family were “safe and sound”. Zimbabwean soldiers and armoured vehicles blocked roads to the main government offices, parliament and the courts in central Harare, a Reuters witness said ...

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Mphoko ‘arrested’

There are unverified reports that Zimbabwe’s Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko is among Zanu-PF officials that have been taken in by the military. This comes after the Zimbabwe military on Wednesday said they were targeting criminals around Mugabe. A reliable source has told Bulawayo24.com that “Mphoko is one of the minister who have been detained by army”.

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Mnangagwa to take control of Zimbabwe government

Dismissed former Zimbabwean Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa, has landed Manyame Airforce Base to take control of the country’s government, a source told African News Agency on Wednesday but this could not be officially confirmed. There are also unconfirmed reports that 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe, his wife Grace, and other members of his close political circle are under house arrest. Mnangagwa, known ...

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Zimbabwe airport still operational amid military coup

Local flight operators say it is business as usual for now, as speculation of coup in Zimbabwe continues. Videos posted to twitter show that entry to Robert Gabriel Mugabe (RGB) International Airport is currently being monitored by Zimbabwean military. There have been conflicting reports regarding flight operations from Harare since the Zimbabwean military started sending tanks into the capital on ...

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WATCH: Soldiers take control, read address on state TV

The Zimbabwe military is now in charge, says they are targeting criminals around Mugabe but Mugabe and family are safe. A military intervention in Zimbabwean politics would be fraught with difficulties and in the state media address, the officers denied a coup. The African Union and the regional 15-nation Southern African Development Community are both on record that they do ...

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Residents protest over smelly Harare water

Residents of Glen Norah today 13 November 2017, protested against poor quality of Harare water which is coming from the tap with a sewer smell. The protest was also triggered by engagement of Well-cash Debt Collectors which charged 10% administration costs on residents in violation of Sections 8 and 9 of the Legal Practitioners Act. Residents expressed reservations with the ...

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