Tens of thousands expected to turn out in Zimbabwe’s capital Harare for march organised by war veterans’ groups
Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Harare on Saturday to call for the resignation of Robert Mugabe, as moves to force the Zimbabwean president to stand down gather pace.
The army seized power four days ago but Mugabe has refused its demands to leave office. The military and senior officials within the ruling Zanu-PF party now appear set on forcing Mugabe out within 48 hours.
Calls also grow for Zimbabwe’s military to lay out its plan two days after it confined 93-year-old president to Harare residence
Zimbabwe’s state-run media have published photos of Robert Mugabe meeting the general who led an army takeover two days ago, as the veteran autocrat resisted pressure to step down on Thursday and the army faced growing calls to outline its plans for a new government.
Mugabe, who has ruled Zimbabwe for 37 years, looked confident and healthy in the images, taken during a meeting at [...]
Army says it has taken temporary control to ‘target criminals’ around head of state, who sacked his vice-president last week
Robert Mugabe remains in detention at his home in Zimbabwe more than 12 hours after the military declared on national television that it had temporarily taken control of [...]