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    Soldiers Take Zimbabwe’s National Broadcaster, Explosions Heard

    The revolution will not be televised. Soldiers occupied Zimbabwe’s national broadcaster amid reports of a deployment across the capital of Harare. A statement was read by the military saying it has taken action to ”target criminals” but that this was not “a military takeover of government” and longtime leader President Robert Mugabe was safe. Explosions were also heard in the city. The events come after Zimbabwe’s ruling party accused General Constantino Chiwenga — who had challenged Mugabe after he sacked the vice president — of “treasonable conduct.”

     

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