Zimbabwe vice President Mphoko ‘arrested’

Unverified reports confirm that President Robert Mugabe has negotiated for Grace Mugabe to leave the country while he prepares to step down.

Press conference today in the afternoon. Soldiers indeed have the president and his presidential guard under siege.

Zimbabweans are urged to stay away from the CBD until further notice.

The country is now under military rule, said Alex Magaisa, a Zimbabwean law lecturer who is based in the UK and helped design Zimbabwe’s 2013 constitution.

“When you see a man in uniform reading news on national television, you know it’s done,” he said in a text message.

“There are no more questions. Authority is now in the hands of the military.”

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