Mugabe is under house arrest, says Jacob Zuma

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 15 2017

IMG_1876Embattled Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has said that he is under house arrest. AFP PHOTO

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By AFP
South African President Jacob Zuma has said that his Zimbabwean counterpart, Robert Mugabe is under house arrest in his country after the military appeared to have taken control.

“President Zuma spoke to President Robert Mugabe earlier today who indicated that he was confined to his home but said that he was fine,” the South African government said in a statement released on Wednesday.
According to the statement, South Africa will send special envoys to Zimbabwe to meet with President Mugabe and the military.

“President Jacob Zuma, in his capacity as Chair of the Southern African Development Community, is sending Special Envoys to Zimbabwe,” the South African government said in a statement.

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