Zimbabweans be afraid: The military will be back

Disturbing reports indicate that Zimbabwe’s High court has ruled that the recent military intervention was not unconstitutional! Effectively, this means that, should they see it fit, they will be back again and that too will be within the law. President Emmerson Mnangagwa will be fine for now, but the same can not be said for […]
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A very Zimbabwean (not) coup

It has been a dramatic week in Zimbabwe. There has been a (not) coup, Robert Mugabe has been expelled from ZANU-PF, but so far has not stepped down from the presidency. No-one could have predicted this, and no-one can guess … Continue reading → …
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Has the military “comported to the dictates and mores of constitutionalism”? Senator David Coltart

Article source: David Coltart’s website Last night, amongst other things, Robert Mugabe said in his remarkable address, and I quote, “the Command element (the military) remained respectful, and comported to the dictates and mores of constitutionalism”. There is no doubt in my mind that Mugabe in that statement was trying to cleanse the military by […]
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Much of our current euphoria in Zimbabwe is misplaced: David Coltart

Article source: Originally posted on David Coltart’s website: www.davidcoltart.com  As I have reflected this morning about the amazing scenes across Zimbabwe yesterday when people turned out in their hundreds of thousands I am left with much disquiet. I marched yesterday to celebrate the end of Mugabe’s rule, not to thank the military for removing Mugabe. […]
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Morgan Tsvangirai’s PM offer: Accept and sanitize a Zanu PF power project – reject and create a level playing field in 2018 polls

Rather than agreeing to be roped in to help create some credibility, international recognition and acceptance of a ZDF/Zanu PF concocted transitional authority for the country (and in the process, shoring up Zanu PF and restoring their advantage at next years elections), Zimbabwe’s opposition parties now have an opportunity to push for changes that may […]
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