Robert Mugabe is under house arrest as the Zimbabwe army staged a de facto military coup. Troops have been posted outside government buildings and are patrolling the streets of the capital Harare.
The former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was sacked just last week, could now be on his way back to Zimbabwe to take charge.
At 93, Robert Mugabe is the world’s oldest serving head of state. He’s been in power for almost 40 years. Most Zimbabweans have never known rule by anyone else.
Who is the man who’s led Zimbabwe since its independence from white minority rule?
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