Zimbabwe: Mugabe Makes First Public Appearance Since Military Takeover

HeadlineNov 17, 2017
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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe emerged from house arrest today to attend a university graduation in the capital of Harare. This marked his first appearance in public since the Zimbabwean military launched an apparent coup earlier this week. Mugabe has resisted calls by the military to resign. The 93-year-old Mugabe has ruled Zimbabwe since it became an independent country 37 years ago.

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