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Military coup in Zimbabwe. President Mugabe arrested

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93, the summer president of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, who ruled this African state for almost 40 years, declared his readiness to resign as head of state. It happened after the actual military coup, as a result of which the head of the General Staff of Zimbabwean Constantino Chivenga temporarily (as he claims) took power into his own hands.


Together with Robert Mugabe, who had previously declared that he intended to live up to the centenary jubilee and run for president again, other representatives of the government were also taken into custody. In particular, Ignacius Chombo, head of the Zimbabwean Ministry of Finance, was arrested. Also spouse Mugabe was also behind bars.

The military began to speak after the president ordered the arrest of a second person in the state (vice-president) Emmerson Mnangagwu. Mugabe decided that Mnangagvu is growing in popularity, and that he can compete with him in power. The popularity of the vice president of Zimbabwe was really high. At the same time, he enjoyed the popularity of the military environment, which is why the troops came out against Mugabe.

Military coup in Zimbabwe. President Mugabe arrested


Who took power in Harare soldiers say that after the removal of the incumbent president of the country should be elections. Chivenga promises that the troops will not allow any bloodshed in the country.
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  1. Mountain shooter
    Mountain shooter 15 November 2017 15: 33 New
    15
    For his age, he looks like a cucumber. Cannibalism rejuvenates?
    1. hrych
      hrych 15 November 2017 15: 34 New
      +8
      Quote: Mountain Shooter
      Cannibalism rejuvenates?

      The cannibal’s grandfather was overthrown. Well now come the young, ambitious ... cannibals wassat
      1. Jedi
        Jedi 15 November 2017 15: 43 New
        12
        Quote: hrych
        Well now come the young, ambitious ... cannibals

        And they eat grandfather - not to disappear to the same good. lol
        1. hrych
          hrych 15 November 2017 15: 48 New
          +4
          Quote: Jedi
          And eat grandpa

          Grandpa is hateful and beckoningwassat
          1. Jedi
            Jedi 15 November 2017 15: 56 New
            +9
            Quote: hrych
            Grandpa is hateful and beckoning

            And they put it out over a slow fire. yes laughing
            But seriously, are they not going to put their "third forces" trunk out of the bucket there? what
            1. Angel_and_Demon
              Angel_and_Demon 15 November 2017 16: 33 New
              +8
              Quote: Jedi
              But seriously, are they not going to put their "third forces" trunk out of the bucket there?

              But weren't they all up to this?
              1. The_lancet
                The_lancet 15 November 2017 17: 00 New
                +6
                Military coup in Zimbabwe. President Mugabe arrested

                The most logical conclusion to this stupid 40 year history. There is nothing to comment on.
        2. In100gram
          In100gram 15 November 2017 20: 55 New
          0
          Quote: Jedi
          And they eat grandfather - not to disappear to the same good.

          He is old, but you still have to chew him laughing
    2. Svarog
      Svarog 15 November 2017 15: 41 New
      +4
      Quote: Mountain Shooter
      For his age, he looks like a cucumber. Cannibalism rejuvenates?

      His care for people and the homeland rejuvenates, he plowed, after all, for 40 years. And they decided to overthrow him.
      1. Smog
        Smog 15 November 2017 16: 00 New
        +7
        Quote: Svarog
        His care for people and the homeland rejuvenates, he plowed, after all, for 40 years.

        During independence and rule of Mugabe Zimbabwe from the once richest country in the continent has become one of the poorest.
        So, with a population of 14 million people, the country's GDP is only 13,93 billion dollars. In less populated Belarus, this figure is an order of magnitude higher - more than 170 billion. In addition, in 2008, the inflation rate in Zimbabwe broke all records - it reached 231 million percent.
        1. Svarog
          Svarog 15 November 2017 17: 19 New
          +4
          Quote: Smog
          During independence and rule of Mugabe Zimbabwe from the once richest country in the continent has become one of the poorest.

          I'm sarcasm)) We are not getting rich either ..
      2. voyaka uh
        voyaka uh 15 November 2017 16: 34 New
        11
        "his concern for people" ////

        ... in Zimbabwe, a simple Negro could not only be a billionaire,
        but even a trillionaire! And you still scold Mugabe ...
        Banknote of 100 trillion Zimbabwean dollars.
        1. Monos
          Monos 15 November 2017 17: 26 New
          +5
          Quote: voyaka uh
          Banknote of 100 trillion Zimbabwean dollars.

          Oh wow ! What is the inflation there?
          1. Scoun
            Scoun 15 November 2017 19: 20 New
            +3
            Quote: Monos
            Quote: voyaka uh
            Banknote of 100 trillion Zimbabwean dollars.

            Oh wow ! What is the inflation there?

            The question is not correct!)))
            This is what kind of strong arithmetic is there? !!!
            Just try to add in your mind the cost of 3's of different purchases, of different dignity and change)))
            1. Monos
              Monos 15 November 2017 19: 35 New
              +5
              Quote: Scoun
              Just try to add in your mind the cost of 3's of different purchases, of different dignity and change)))

              Damn geniuses!
          2. Angel_and_Demon
            Angel_and_Demon 15 November 2017 20: 01 New
            +8
            Before independence in 1980, Zimbabwe was one of the most economically developed countries on the African continent. Zimbabwe is currently one of the poorest countries in the world. In the 2000 years, the country experienced a severe economic crisis, which peaked in 2008, when government debt reached 131% of GDP, inflation was 231 000 000%, and GDP fell by 17,76%
            something like that request
            1. Monos
              Monos 15 November 2017 20: 09 New
              +5
              Quote: Angel_and_Demon
              Before independence in 1980, Zimbabwe was one of the most economically developed countries on the African continent. Zimbabwe is currently one of the poorest countries in the world. In the 2000 years, the country experienced a severe economic crisis, which peaked in 2008, when government debt reached 131% of GDP, inflation was 231 000 000%, and GDP fell by 17,76%
              something like that request

              231 million.% - this is not inflation. This is a transition from money to beads. But once upon a time there was quite a prosperous Rhodesia ...
              1. Angel_and_Demon
                Angel_and_Demon 15 November 2017 20: 23 New
                +8
                Quote: Monos
                231 million% is not inflation. This is a transition from money to beads. But once upon a time there was quite a prosperous Rhodesia ..

                that’s just the point - was hi
    3. RASKAT
      RASKAT 15 November 2017 16: 17 New
      +6
      The most important minerals of the country are platinoids and chromites, according to which Zimbabwe occupies the third place in the world. So, the Darwendale deposit is the second largest platinum reserves in Africa. Total resources, taking into account other metals, including gold, nickel and copper, reach tons. Also numerous are deposits of iron ores, tungsten, beryllium, lithium, tantalum, gold, rare metals, copper, nickel, cobalt, bauxite, coal and precious stones (diamonds, rubies, emeralds). The country ranks 2nd in the world in terms of chromium reserves.
      Key positions in the economy (about 60% of all investments) are held by foreign private capital in the UK and the USA (over 350 companies).
      I think, as always, all because of this. I won’t be surprised if in the speed after the election of a new president, Western companies will buy for kopeks any deposits of rare-earth minerals and the like.
    4. Barshchik-M
      Barshchik-M 15 November 2017 16: 52 New
      +5
      Never, never say never ... laughing
  2. Black water
    Black water 15 November 2017 15: 34 New
    +3
    I don’t even know whether or not to rejoice ...... new power for the “red or for the white"? .... who is it?
  3. 210ox
    210ox 15 November 2017 15: 35 New
    +4
    He is probably the oldest head acting until recently. I knew Leonid Ilyich ..
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  4. Bootlegger
    Bootlegger 15 November 2017 15: 48 New
    +3
    You can laugh at your grandfather as much as you want, but the country under his leadership was one of the most stable and economically developed in the region. due to the coup, the Anglo-Saxon spirit stinks very much. Grandfather must see him crossed the road. only about cannibals.
    1. milling machine
      milling machine 15 November 2017 15: 57 New
      +7
      Quote: Moonshiner
      You can laugh at your grandfather as much as you want, but the country under his leadership was one of the most stable and economically developed in the region. due to the coup, the Anglo-Saxon spirit stinks very much. Grandfather must see him crossed the road. only about cannibals.

      Yeah, poverty and annual inflation of 1000%. Although, this is also a kind of "stability".
    2. voyaka uh
      voyaka uh 15 November 2017 16: 00 New
      +8
      Do you laugh at people? laughing
      In Zimbamba, there were 10 zeros banknotes.
      At the end, the national currency was canceled,
      because it just glued the walls and wiped it.
      Mugabe effectively destroyed the economy. The country moved for some time
      on subsistence farming.
      1. Young_Communist
        Young_Communist 15 November 2017 16: 06 New
        12
        Quote: voyaka uh
        Do you laugh at people? laughing
        In Zimbamba, there were 10 zeros banknotes.
        At the end, the national currency was canceled,
        because it just glued the walls and wiped it.
        Mugabe effectively destroyed the economy. The country moved for some time
        on subsistence farming.

        Do not jerk. Mugab 40 years plowed like a slave in the galleys. He was about to lift Zimbabwe from its knees (he only had to give him another presidential mandate), but the Anglo-Saxons and the State Department would give him the Maidan.
        1. Angel_and_Demon
          Angel_and_Demon 15 November 2017 16: 38 New
          +9
          The most important minerals of the country are platinoids and chromites, according to which Zimbabwe occupies the third place in the world. So, the Darwendale deposit is the second largest platinum reserves in Africa. Proven platinum reserves at the site are approximately 19 tons. Total resources, taking into account other metals, including gold, nickel and copper, reach 755 tons. Also numerous are deposits of iron ores, gold, rare metals, copper, nickel, cobalt, bauxite, coal and precious stones (diamonds, rubies, emeralds).
          so there is something to rob
          1. forty-eighth
            forty-eighth 15 November 2017 17: 05 New
            +1
            The point of robbing, if you can trade for beads?
            1. Angel_and_Demon
              Angel_and_Demon 15 November 2017 17: 46 New
              +6
              Quote: forty-eighth
              The point of robbing, if you can trade for beads?

              and so you can save on beads bully
              1. Scoun
                Scoun 15 November 2017 19: 29 New
                +3
                Quote: Angel_and_Demon
                Quote: forty-eighth
                The point of robbing, if you can trade for beads?

                and so you can save on beads bully

                Lace and beads went to Ukraine ....
                1. Angel_and_Demon
                  Angel_and_Demon 15 November 2017 19: 39 New
                  +6
                  Quote: Scoun
                  Lace and beads went to Ukraine ....

                  here - I said - in short supply - therefore, only to rob request
        2. Professor
          Professor 15 November 2017 19: 04 New
          +2
          Quote: Young_Communist
          Do not jerk. Mugab 40 years plowed like a slave in the galleys. He was about to lift Zimbabwe from its knees (he only had to give him another presidential mandate), but the Anglo-Saxons and the State Department would give him the Maidan.

          ... and most importantly 40 years of stability.
        3. vlad_vlad
          vlad_vlad 15 November 2017 20: 19 New
          +1
          Young_Communist
          Mugabe, for 40 years, plowed like a slave in galleys. He was about to lift Zimbabwe off his knees (he only had to give him another presidential mandate)


          if it's a banter - then thin
          if this is an opinion, then you are not a young communist, but an old United Russia member.
    3. Non liberoid Russian
      Non liberoid Russian 15 November 2017 16: 11 New
      +1
      Well, yes, judging by the World Bank reports, the developed economy does not smell there since 1982 ... 600 dollars per capita is not a developed economy, it is poverty ... only Congo is lower
    4. Greenwood
      Greenwood 15 November 2017 16: 14 New
      10
      You comrade studied history poorly. Just under the rule of white Europeans, Zimbabwe was one of the most developed African countries with a fairly high standard of living, was experiencing a construction boom, the capital of Harare was not much different from European cities with good roads, interchanges, skyscrapers (the same can be said for South Africa, for example) . While whites continued to influence the country's politics and economy until the mid-90s, it continued to develop more or less. After the reforms of the 99th, when whites began to literally be thrown out of the country, Zimbabwe in 10 years slipped into a hellish cesspool, in which it has successfully remained to this day, thanks to the efforts of the tyrant Mugabe.
      1. Odysseus
        Odysseus 15 November 2017 17: 15 New
        +3
        Quote: Greenwood
        the capital of Harare was not much different from European megacities with good roads, interchanges, skyscrapers

        1) Harare has never been like the "European cities"
        2) The standard of living in the "European cities" is not limited to "interchanges and roads"
        3) In the “European megacities” in the 80s there were no “skyscrapers”, by and large they are not even there in 2017. The tallest building in Europe is in Russia.
        Quote: Greenwood
        While whites continued to influence the country's politics and economy until the mid-90s, it continued to develop more or less.

        Famine 92, the cannibalistic IMF restructuring program that triggered land reform.
        No ? Did not hear ? laughing
        However, the reform of 99, further worsened the situation, this is true. The problem is not in the “whites,” but in sanctions by the former metropolis, which economically continued to control the country.
        Quote: Greenwood
        successfully remains to this day, thanks to the efforts of the tyrant Mugabe.

        Just in recent years, the economy has been growing there, and Mugabe was not overthrown by the opposition at all, but by his own circle.
        PS By the way, judging by the message, you are a pure racist.
        1. sogdy
          sogdy 15 November 2017 17: 55 New
          +3
          Quote: Odyssey
          PS By the way, judging by the message, you are a pure racist.

          By nickname - the same conclusion. No, well, I understand that some apartheid really like it.
        2. Greenwood
          Greenwood 15 November 2017 18: 04 New
          +6
          Quote: Odyssey
          1) Harare has never been like the "European cities"
          You have some very strange idea of ​​European cities. lol
          Quote: Odyssey
          2) The standard of living in the "European cities" is not limited to "interchanges and roads"
          Good infrastructure is one of the indicators of a high standard of living.
          Quote: Odyssey
          3) In the “European megacities” in the 80s there were no “skyscrapers”, by and large they are not even there in 2017. The tallest building in Europe is in Russia.
          There are business districts with skyscrapers in almost any major European city. The same Defense in Paris has existed for more than 50 years. Have you ever been to Europe ???
          Quote: Odyssey
          in sanctions by the former metropolis which economically continued to control the country.
          The metropolis imposed sanctions precisely because white farmers began to forcibly take away their land in favor of blacks.
          Quote: Odyssey
          in recent years, the economy has been growing there
          We switched to the US dollar. lol
          Quote: Odyssey
          judging by the message you are a pure racist.
          It was possible to deal with Nigeria in Japan, absolutely unpleasant person, not even close to be disgusting, no other nation does not cause such rejection. They don’t want to work like normal people, pester passers-by, and engage in petty fraud. I believe that the apartheid regime in South African countries was an ideal option. A Negro is only able to work and benefit while a white master kicks him.
          And I advise you to get out of your head these Soviet nonsense about the friendship of peoples and oppressed blacks and evaluate sensibly what peoples are capable of and what attitude they deserve.
          1. sabakina
            sabakina 15 November 2017 18: 48 New
            +5
            Well, actually a black man, this is not a nation, but a race.
          2. Odysseus
            Odysseus 15 November 2017 19: 11 New
            +3
            Quote: Greenwood
            You have some very strange idea of ​​European cities.

            Just a strange idea, you have them if you compare them to Harare.
            Quote: Greenwood
            Good infrastructure is one of the indicators of a high standard of living.

            True, but there was never a "good infrastructure" in Harare, and by the way in many cities in Europe it, of course, is incomparably better than in Harare, but in general it does not shine.
            Quote: Greenwood
            There are business districts with skyscrapers in almost any major European city. The same Defense in Paris has existed for more than 50 years. Have you ever been to Europe ???

            What are you saying laughing Well, tell me about skyscrapers, for example, in Rome?
            Especially for you, elementary statistics-https: //ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D0%A1%D
            0%BF%D0%B8%D1%81%D0%BE%D0%BA_%D1%81%D0%B0%D0%BC%D
            1%8B%D1%85_%D0%B2%D1%8B%D1%81%D0%BE%D0%BA%D0%B8%D
            1%85_%D0%B7%D0%B4%D0%B0%D0%BD%D0%B8%D0%B9_%D0%95%
            D0%B2%D1%80%D0%BE%D0%BF%D1%8B
            Enjoy.
            Quote: Greenwood
            La Defense in Paris has been around for over 50 years. Have you ever been to Europe ???

            I was just there. But you are unlikely. Otherwise, you wouldn’t write such nonsense. By the way, Defense is the first high-rise, and not a skyscraper district in Europe to be not in Paris, but in O-de-Seine.
            Quote: Greenwood
            We switched to the US dollar.

            No, we switched to cooperation with China.
            Quote: Greenwood
            I happened to face niggas in Japan, absolutely unpleasant personalities, it’s even disgusting to be near, no other nation causes such a rejection

            "Nigers" is not a nation, but a race. With this level of your knowledge, dialogue with you does not make sense.
            Quote: Greenwood
            I believe that the apartheid regime in South African countries was an ideal option. A Negro is only able to work and benefit while a white master kicks him.

            Rotting fascist evil spirits
            Put the bullet in the forehead,
            Spawn of humanity
            Let's put together a strong coffin ...
            1. Greenwood
              Greenwood 16 November 2017 16: 15 New
              +1
              What is not Europe?
              Quote: Odyssey
              True, but there was never a "good infrastructure" in Harare, and by the way in many cities in Europe it, of course, is incomparably better than in Harare, but in general it does not shine.
              And where does it shine in your opinion? In Moscow chtoli? lol Watch the video, what else to say.
              Quote: Odyssey
              What are you saying Well, tell me about skyscrapers, for example, in Rome?
              Elementary statistics especially for you
              And how do your statistics disprove my phrase about "almost any major European city"?!?!
              Quote: Odyssey
              By the way, Defense is the first high-rise, and not a skyscraper, district in Europe to be located not in Paris, but in O-de-Seine.
              All these are the areas of Paris, wise guy.
              La Defense (occupying Courbevoie, Puteaux and Nanterre districts at a distance of 2,5 km from central Paris) is the most important suburban area of ​​Paris, one of the largest business centers in the world. Built up with tall business buildings (almost skyscrapers) around the main street, Défense, as it were, extends the historic axis passing through the Champs Elysees to the west.
              Quote: Odyssey
              No, we switched to cooperation with China.
              And switched to the US dollar as a national currency.
              Quote: Odyssey
              "Nigers" is not a nation, but a race. With this level of your knowledge, dialogue with you does not make sense.
              You find fault with words instead of catching on the meaning of my phrase, well, well.
              Quote: Odyssey
              Rotting fascist evil spirits
              Put the bullet in the forehead,
              Spawn of humanity
              Let's put together a strong coffin ...
              With your tolerance, go to Europe.
    5. Chever
      Chever 15 November 2017 16: 40 New
      +1
      Quote: Moonshiner
      You can laugh at your grandfather as much as you want, but the country under his leadership was one of the most stable and economically developed in the region. due to the coup, the Anglo-Saxon spirit stinks very much. Grandfather must see him crossed the road. only about cannibals.

      She was prosperous with whites. And when black drove them everything became as it is now ...
      1. sogdy
        sogdy 15 November 2017 17: 57 New
        0
        Thriving - among whom? Among the whites.
    6. forty-eighth
      forty-eighth 15 November 2017 17: 03 New
      +1
      Quote: Moonshiner
      You can laugh at your grandfather as much as you want, but the country under his leadership was one of the most stable and economically developed in the region

      A country in which absolutely everyone is a billionaire. Every fifth is a trillionaire. And how much those 2% of the richest people own, then the page will not be enough to write down so many zeros.
  5. Masya masya
    Masya masya 15 November 2017 15: 50 New
    +5
    Shouted: "Come on, come in without knocking!"
    There was a mistake, this is the thing -
    They wanted - Coca, and ate - Cook!
  6. den3080
    den3080 15 November 2017 15: 56 New
    +5
    young ... tied up an old monkey.
    And I would say differently: the country was not bad until it was devoured and the legacy left by the white Mr. Cecil Rhodes was destroyed in smoke.

    I happened to communicate with Zimbabweans in Namibia several years ago. This is the ashes that they were telling. Not some dissidents, but ordinary people, who simply had nothing to eat in their homeland, that’s why they went to neighboring countries.
    1. sogdy
      sogdy 15 November 2017 18: 03 New
      0
      Quote: den3080
      Not some dissidents, but ordinary people, who simply had nothing to eat in their homeland, that’s why they went to neighboring countries.

      Well, yes, they forgot the word "bandustan", yet they became fashionable.
      Dan, they, except for the public debt, left nothing. Do not carry rubbish to the masses, filter.
  7. Young_Communist
    Young_Communist 15 November 2017 16: 00 New
    11
    Zimbabweans Maidan chtoli wanted? Why tear down the vertical stability built for 40 years? If not Mugabe, then who?
    1. Stirbjorn
      Stirbjorn 15 November 2017 16: 10 New
      +7
      and Vladimir Vladimirovich’s great friend, one of the few who arrived at the 70th anniversary of the Victory in Moscow, is clearly a good person yes
      By the way, 61% in the elections in 2013, how the people supported him, and I’m sure if you had some kind of African Levada Center a week ago to conduct a poll, it would turn out that people's love didn’t weaken
    2. Greenwood
      Greenwood 15 November 2017 16: 15 New
      +1
      Stability there was with whites. Mugabe himself destroyed everything with his reforms.
    3. forty-eighth
      forty-eighth 15 November 2017 17: 07 New
      +3
      It’s just that young people don’t know what happened before Mugabe, and that’s Maidan.
      At the crossing of horses do not change.
  8. Chever
    Chever 15 November 2017 16: 35 New
    +2
    Typical finale for a similar skaler
  9. Odysseus
    Odysseus 15 November 2017 16: 55 New
    +2
    Pretty strange story. The transfer of power has been going on since 2008, who could have been prevented by grandfather Mugabe there? So far, the ins and outs of the events are unclear, but here either a purely intra-Zimbabwean showdown, or this is an attempt by the West to somehow squeeze the PRC out of Zimbabwe.
  10. Livonetc
    Livonetc 15 November 2017 17: 14 New
    0
    Come on.
    40 years of rules, it's time to rest.
    How many years are there for Kostik Chiveng?
  11. GUSAR
    GUSAR 15 November 2017 18: 23 New
    +3
    Transformed the country from Rhodesia to Zimbabwe. You can not continue further
  12. Machete
    Machete 15 November 2017 18: 35 New
    +1
    Russians are to blame?
  13. maxim1987
    maxim1987 15 November 2017 19: 04 New
    +2
    What one of the most developed countries in Africa, Rhodesia, turned, monkeys sad
  14. Cruel beaver
    Cruel beaver 15 November 2017 19: 16 New
    +3
    A star-striped ears do not look out there?
    Maybe, of course, I am too prone to paranoia, but in recent years, very often, these ears stuck out behind all the coups ....
  15. 1536
    1536 15 November 2017 19: 39 New
    +2
    According to economists, Zimbabwe is one of the poorest countries in the world with an average income of 50 USD per month. There is no national currency. But the population’s profit is 1 million people per year.
    Gold is mined in the country, and since 1996, diamonds have been mined. It is beneficial for someone to keep people on the verge of starvation exhaustion, but to pump out all the wealth from the bowels. It is unlikely that this is the Chinese. So, our western "partners". Zimbabwe gained independence from the English robbers only in the 1980 year. But it is known that the British do not just leave, leave a legacy of the plundered countries of poverty, disease, ethnic hatred. Such a picture looms. Perhaps the British want to go back. It is necessary to pay with the EU something for an exit from it. And perhaps the people themselves are tired of enduring the robbers. Time will tell. It is a pity that in Africa we cannot influence what is happening. And even unable to predict events.
  16. gukoyan
    gukoyan 16 November 2017 08: 35 New
    +1
    Another future hot spot?