After Mugabe’s detention, we’re hoping Zimbabwe’s democracy has been saved
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The army needs to persuade the world that its intervention was not a coup but aimed at halting Zanu-PF’s ruinous infighting and Grace Mugabe’s rise

The situation in Zimbabwe, where President Robert Mugabe is said to be under house arrest, is still unclear. But the events of the past 24 hours will have a long-lasting impact on the future of the country.

First, the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, in sending troops on to the streets and detaining the nation’s 93-year-old leader, have stopped the ruinous...


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