Articles tagged 'coup'

One year after coup d'état - dreams, aspirations of masses crushed 18 November 2018 HARARE - The coup d'état that ousted long-ruling despot Robert Mugabe last November, was a watershed moment in both the history of Zimbabwe and southern Africa. The post-coup leader Emmerson Mnangagwa was held out by many as the best hope to spearhead an economic recovery predicated on re-enga...
Zimbos demand more after coup 15 November 2018 HARARE - As the country marks exactly a year since the military rose up against former president Robert Mugabe by way of a popular coup, long-suffering Zimbabweans say they want President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his government to do more to improve their lives. This comes after Mnangagwa earned...
Report details soft coup 18 March 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's military neutralised former police commissioner-general Augustine Chihuri and former Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs minister Happyton Bonyongwe after they became a political threat by opposing the November soft coup that ousted Robert Mugabe, a comprehensive report o...
Mutodi to challenge arrest 18 August 2017 HARARE – Musician and businessman Energy Mutodi, who was arrested last week on charges of undermining the president will challenge his arrest when he next appears in court. The businessman-cum-politician was arrested last week by armed police following his Facebook post in which he warned Pres...
Fresh coup plot in Zanu PF 8 April 2013 HARARE - An alleged coup plot against Zanu PF administration secretary Didymus Mutasa gives a glimpse of the power struggle within President Robert Mugabe s party over succession. A clandestine meeting held on Friday night reminiscent of the 2004 Tsholotsho plot against Mugabe at the home of Wome...
No coup: Mugabe tells Tsvangirai 21 October 2012 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe reportedly told Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai at their Monday meeting not to worry about coup threats from his Zanu PF officials and hardliners. Addressing the New Zimbabwe Lecture Series organised by his MDC party on Thursday evening at a Harare hotel, Tsvangi...