Zimbabwe’s Very Peculiar Coup
|Title||Zimbabwe’s Very Peculiar Coup|
|Year of Publication||2017|
|Subtitle / Series Title||Crisis Group Commentary|
|Institution||International Crisis Group|
Zimbabwe’s military has detained the country’s 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe and his wife, Grace Mugabe, and taken control of the streets of the capital and the main television station. The next step – apparently, a legitimate-looking transfer of power to someone of the army’s choosing – may prove less easy.