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Air Force chief claims army averted coup

Air Force Commander Air Marshal Perrence Shiri has admitted that the political and economic crisis a few years ago could have led to a coup in some countries, but the armed forces in Zimbabwe remained professional and loyal.
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Mugabe’s Nyikayaramba promotion divides army

HARARE- The controversial promotion of Douglas Nyikayaramba by President Robert Mugabe last year from Brigadier-General to Major-General has come to haunt the military amid claims of divisions within the army as some quarters complain that…
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Key army figures helping Mugabe: Part 2

Over the years Mugabe’s regime has deployed serving and retired soldiers into non-military structures, to ensure Mugabe remains in power. In Part 2 of this series SW Radio Africa looks at some of the individuals in both the army and Central…
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Key army figures helping Mugabe: Part 1

Mugabe’s regime has over the years deployed serving and retired soldiers into non-military structures, to ensure Mugabe remains in power. Today SW Radio Africa looks at some of these individuals in both the army and Central Intelligence…
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More Zesa VIP debtors shamed

HARARE - The conspiracy to bleed state power firm Zesa by not paying bills running into millions ran through the President’s Office and state institutions to ministers, the military, MPs and Zanu PF district offices.
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Interview: Why General Nyikayaramba must go

Political commentator Pedzisai Ruhanya joins SW Radio Africa journalist Lance Guma Behind the Headlines to explain why the country should be worried by the recent promotion of 3 Infantry Brigade Commander, Brigadier-General Douglas…
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