The Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander Constantino Chiwenga addressed the media in Harare on the disturbances in the ruling party ZANU - PF which he said is causing chaotic in the government and causing instability in the country. He also urged President Mugabe to be wary of counter revolutionaries.
Early hours of 15th November 2017, Zimbabwe Defence Forces spokesperson Sibusiso Moyo announced the military takeover. He said they were after people around President Robert Gabriel Mugabe who had caused "Social & Economic suffering" to bring them to justice.
Currently in Zimbabwe the Army is in control of certain streets in the capital as well as the state run broadcaster Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC).
5th November 2017
Grace Mugabe addressed a large gathering of the Apostolic Faith church members in the capital, Harare at Rufaro stadium. Dr Mugabe urged churches to unite & asked congregants to pray for their leadership, President Mugabe in particular.
The Apostolic religious sect assured the First lady of backing President Mugabe during the upcoming elections in 2018.