Two new books about Zimbabwe deal with the coup in November 2017. But the country's treasures haven’t been dug up yet.
What start is this for a regime promising Lazarus-like revival for the ruling party and its friends around the world -- not to mention ordinary Zimbabweans?
Zanu-PF's more than two-thirds majority win in the parliament poll gives it the power to change the constitution if it wishes.
Contrary to popular sentiment that the coup in Zimbabwe would usher in a new era of democracy, the military intervention is much more about a succession crisis in the ruling Zanu-PF.
A week after the army issued its limp-wristed and ambiguous statement that Mugabe should go, he remains in place, and a new avenue - impeachment - is being pursued to get rid of him.