Political turmoil escalated in Zimbabwe overnight, raising the question of whether 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe remains in control of the country he’s ruled for almost four decades — or if he’s been overthrown in a military coup.
‘An appropriate response’
Due to ongoing uncertainty in Zimbabwe, the U.S. Embassy in Harare will be minimally staffed and closed to the public on November 15. Embassy personnel will continue to monitor the situation closely. @StateDept
— U.S. Embassy Harare (@usembassyharare) November 15, 2017
Due to the uncertainty in Zim we advise Dutch nationals to stay indoors until the situation becomes clearer. Monitor this account 4 updates.
— Dutch Embassy Harare (@NLinZimbabwe) November 15, 2017