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Zimbabwe Coup: What’s Next for Mnangagwa and the Country?

Military coups are the least of a laughing matter. They usually involve heavy gunfire, loss of life and bloodshed. Civilians are mostly affected by such situations and adversely so. Typical day to day activities such as in businesses, schools and hospitals are rudely disrupted making matters more complicated. The Zimbabwe Military Coup and swearing in of new President Mnangagwa, however, was in many ways different.
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Zimbabwe Military Coup: Uprising for the Status Quo

A Military Coup, by its very definition, describes the illegal overthrow of a state and seizure of power by the military. The Zimbabwe Military Coup, like many other past coups in Africa, doesn’t seem to be bothered by this definition though. Instead of creating a new power structure, it seems most concerned to leave everything as is.
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Protests in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is no stranger to turmoil as Robert Mugabe’s tenure runs into its 36th year, with his iron-fisted rule has becoming synonymous with financial mismanagement, deprivation of civil liberties and brain drain, yet a fresh wave of demonstrations has tested the ruler more so than ever.
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Zimbabwe: Breadbasket Turned Basketcase

Zimbabwe is a nation of vast natural beauty, blessed with fertile soil and a comfortable climate that produces some of the most valued food in all of Africa, hence the term “Breadbasket of Africa”. Whilst the geographical landscape of the country has remained generally unhindered in bearing some of the most valuable harvests on the African continent, the man-made process of politicisation has reared it’s ugly head for the past 150 years, with the ownership of the best land in Zimbabwe being an issue that has been bubbling under the surface for decades.
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