Zimbabwe's President Mugabe has made public appearance

Posted on: November 17, 2017 | views: 375

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has made his first public appearance since the country's army took over on Wednesday.

He attended a graduation ceremony in the capital, Harare.

Mugabe had been under house arrest for days. The army made its move after a power struggle over his successor.

The military today it is "engaging" with Mugabe and will advise the public on the outcome of talks "as soon as possible".

Mugabe walked slowly up a red carpet and joined the crowd in singing the national anthem, then opened the graduation ceremony at Zimbabwe's Open University, where he is chancellor.