• What You Need To Know About the ‘Coup' in Zimbabwe That Could Oust Robert Mugabe

    One year ago - By Fortune

    It appears that the world's oldest head of state, 93-year-old Robert Mugabe, may finally have reached the end of the road. The Zimbabwean military rolled its tanks into the capital Harare on Tuesday, and reports suggest Mugabe will step down on Wednesday.
    Is this a coup or-as the military has suggested-merely a matter of “targeting criminals around” Mugabe? There may be an element of truth to both characterizations.
    Here's what you need to know about the situation in Zimbabwe, and how the country got there:
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