• Zimbabwe's Mugabe under house arrest after military coup

    2 days ago - By New York Post

    Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe is being detained by his own military in his home, but is unharmed in the wake of an apparent coup, according to South Africa's President Jacob Zuma, who said he spoke with the deposed leader by phone Wednesday. Mugabe said he is fine, according to Zuma, who urged the junta, led...
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  • Zimbabwe in turmoil after apparent military coup

    Zimbabwe in turmoil after apparent military coup

    2 days ago - By WGN TV

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    HARARE - Military leaders in the impoverished southern Africa nation of Zimbabwe have staged an apparent coup, placing veteran President Robert Mugabe under house arrest and deploying tanks to the streets of the capital, Harare.
    The President of neighboring South Africa, Jacob Zuma, said 93-year-old Mugabe - the world's longest living leader - was unable to leave his home. Troops were reportedly stationed at the country's parliament and presidential palace.
    In a dramatic televised statement in the early hours of Wednesday morning, an army spokesman denied that a military...
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