When Is a Coup Not a Coup?

[Daily Maverick] J. BROOKS SPECTOR contemplates the extraordinary developments in Zimbabwe and remembers how a putative revolt, half a world away and half a century ago, gives rise to questions that will need to be answered.

[Daily Maverick] J. BROOKS SPECTOR contemplates the extraordinary developments in Zimbabwe and remembers how a putative revolt, half a world away and half a century ago, gives rise to questions that will need to be answered.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

A Fistful of Hours and Mugabe Survives, for Now

[Daily Maverick] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe stunned his country by refusing to resign on Sunday night, despite being warned by his own ruling Zanu-PF party that he would be impeached if he did not do so. By PETER FABRICIUS.

[Daily Maverick] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe stunned his country by refusing to resign on Sunday night, despite being warned by his own ruling Zanu-PF party that he would be impeached if he did not do so. By PETER FABRICIUS.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mugabe’s Speech Leaves People Confused and Dejected

[Daily Maverick] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe clung to the vestiges of office on Sunday, using a TV address to maintain he was still in power despite a military takeover and a mounting clamour for his autocratic 37-year rule to end. His address l…

[Daily Maverick] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe clung to the vestiges of office on Sunday, using a TV address to maintain he was still in power despite a military takeover and a mounting clamour for his autocratic 37-year rule to end. His address left many Zimbabweans confused after expectations were raised that he would resign following his removal as Zanu-PF leader earlier on Sunday. By MAYNARD MANYOWA and AFP.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Youth League Slams ‘Uncultured’ First Lady

[The Herald] GRACE Mugabe lacked grooming and true motherhood as shown by her foul language during interface rallies, the Zanu-PF Youth League said yesterday. The wing also called for the expulsion of Dr Mugabe from Zanu-PF and for President Robert Mug…

[The Herald] GRACE Mugabe lacked grooming and true motherhood as shown by her foul language during interface rallies, the Zanu-PF Youth League said yesterday. The wing also called for the expulsion of Dr Mugabe from Zanu-PF and for President Robert Mugabe to step down as President and First Secretary of the party and President of Zimbabwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mugabe to Face Impeachment This Week?

[Deutsche Welle] Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe has defied widespread calls to quit as president, telling the nation he would “preside” over his party’s next congress. This follows his dismissal as ZANU-PF leader by its central committee.

[Deutsche Welle] Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe has defied widespread calls to quit as president, telling the nation he would "preside" over his party's next congress. This follows his dismissal as ZANU-PF leader by its central committee.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Party Reinstates Suspended Members, Recalls Vice President Mphoko

[The Herald] A special Zanu-PF Central Committee meeting is currently underway in Harare to recall the revolutionary party’s First Secretary Cde Robert Mugabe from his position.The meeting is being chaired by Cde Obert Mpofu who is Zanu-PF’s Secretary …

[The Herald] A special Zanu-PF Central Committee meeting is currently underway in Harare to recall the revolutionary party's First Secretary Cde Robert Mugabe from his position.The meeting is being chaired by Cde Obert Mpofu who is Zanu-PF's Secretary for Finance. Cde Mpofu is the most senior member present according to the party hierarchy.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Invincible Mugabe On the Verge of Falling

[Ilizwi263] We had grown Mugabe’s powers of scheming to mythical status and contributed to his god complex. Even he is shocked by his end, but most agree that he deserves nothing less than this kind of humiliation.

[Ilizwi263] We had grown Mugabe's powers of scheming to mythical status and contributed to his god complex. Even he is shocked by his end, but most agree that he deserves nothing less than this kind of humiliation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe