Thousands of protesters called for President Mugabe's resignation. Also, the Argentine navy continues the search for a missing submarine, and the Lebanese politician, Saad Hariri, says he will return to Beirut next week.
Branches of the governing party pass no-confidence votes amid calls for President Mugabe to resign. The head of Zimbabwe's National Liberation War Veterans' Association say Mr Mugabe has no political future. Also, violence erupts in Kenya between police and supporters of the opposition leader Raila Odinga, one of the leaders of the Venezuelan opposition evades house arrest and flees into neighbouring Colombia, and hear the highest note ever sung at the Metropolitan Opera in New York.
New images show Robert Mugabe looking relaxed and smiling. He's been under house arrest since the military takeover on Wednesday morning. Also, President Trump's planned tax reforms pass the first hurdle in Congress, new audio is released from the trial of Nelson Mandela in 1964, and Saudi Arabia says it won't lift its blockade of the main airport and seaport in Yemen until Houthi rebels give up their weapons.
South Africa says regional mediators are meeting the Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe -- who remains under house arrest following the military's seizure of power. Also, Cambodia's Supreme Court has dissolved the main opposition party -- accusing it of plotting to overthrow the government, and do the Amish have the secret to longevity?
A number of ministers are believed to be detained and Mugabe is under house arrest. Correspondents say many people in the capital, Harare, are hoping for an end to the president's era, while a number of leading members of the ruling ZANU-PF party have said the former rebel leader had come unstuck by seemingly attempting to establish a dynasty. Also: the French President, Emmanuel Macron, invites the Lebanese prime minister, Saad Hariri, and his family to go to France, but stresses that he's not offering political exile, and scientists attempt to cure incurable diseases using gene therapy inside the body.