Armed forces deny staging coup against Mugabe

ZIMBABWE’S armed forces insisted yesterday that there was “no violation of constitutional processes” in their nine-day-old coup against former president Robert Mugabe.
That followed Wednesday night’s admission by his anointed successor, sacked vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa, that he had been in contact with the top brass “throughout” the takeover.
A statement from the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) said that it looked forward to a “massive gathering” for Mr Mnangagwa’s inauguration as president today. Thousands had thronged the Robert Mugabe international airport earlier, blowing... read more

 
24 November 2017 in World News, Views: 92
Source: Morning Star
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