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After Robert Mugabe: Why the role of Zimbabwe’s army can’t be trusted

Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s forced resignation invites a re-examination of the military’s role in political affairs. While a professional military is typically expected to refrain from politics, the interface between security and politics can sometimes be blurred. In Kenya for example, the military
November 30, 2017

Zimbabwe party expects opposition to help oust Mugabe

HARARE, Zimbabwe — The ruling ZANU-PF party has asked the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) to support its motion to impeach President Robert Mugabe, ZANU-PF Deputy Secretary for Legal Affairs Paul Mangwana said on Monday. He told the media just before
November 21, 2017

How Robert Mugabe outsmarted his generals

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe is teaching his comrades in the military a hard lesson that a half-coup will not achieve full results, or the intended results for that matter. Since the dramatic takeover by the military in Zimbabwe, it has become clear
November 20, 2017

Botswana’s Khama tells Mugabe to go

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe should end his attempts to remain in office after the military seized power this week as he has no regional diplomatic support to stay in power, Botswana President Ian Khama said on Friday. The military intervention, which political
November 17, 2017
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