Zimbabwe Is Trying to Build a China Style Surveillance State
“It has everything it needs to give the ruling Zanu-PF party and its agents in government the legal basis to imprison opponents using the internet.”
Mugabe refuses to resign during resignation speech
A noon (5 a.m. ET) deadline set by his ZANU-PF party for the Zimbabwean president to step down passed Monday, meaning the 93-year-old leader will face an impeachment vote when parliament reconvenes Tuesday.
Mugabe rolls up at a graduation ceremony — in the middle of a coup
Robert Mugabe took time out from the ongoing political coup Friday to appear at a university graduation ceremony, the 93-year-old’s first appearance since Zimbabwe’s military placed him under house arrest.
Mugabe’s time is up — he just hasn’t accepted it yet
Generals have confined Mugabe to his residence in Harare, hoping to persuade him to go quietly. The mediation efforts involve a Catholic priest and envoys from South Africa, according to reports.