Documenting Zimbabwe's coup

  • Vendors sell Zimbabwean flags to motorists in front of a tank which is occupying Harare as part of the military coup which resulted in the resignation of longtime president Robert Mugabe. See full article here
  • A Newspaper-seller holds a copy of the day’s paper, announcing the resignation of Robert Mugabe and the return of Emmerson Mnangagwa who was sworn in to fill the role of president. Many in Zimbabwe celebrate the resignation as under the rule of Mugabe the country experienced hyper inflation and unemployment rates of up to ninety percent. 
  • Children celebrate the inauguration of Emmerson Mnangagwa as the National Stadium fills on inauguration day. Many of the seats were occupied by members of the military.
  • Emmerson Mnangagwa stands before a crowd after he is sworn in as President of Zimbabwe.
  • Justices observe the inauguration of Emmerson Mnangagwa while generals oversee the military's welcoming of the new president.
  • A note left in Africa Unity square expresses hope for a peaceful resolution to the regime change in Zimbabwe which was instigated by the military.