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Zimbabwe rules on 'mercenaries'

Zimbabwe is to charge more than 60 men said to be mercenaries with plotting to “destabilise a sovereign government,” Home Minister Kembo Mohadi has said. The men were detained after their plane was impounded in Harare on Sunday. Zimbabwe has accused the group of planning a coup in oil-rich Equatorial Guinea. A government minister has said the men could face the death penalty. A lawyer representing the group has met his clients and said they have not complained about their treatment. “They have not been ill-treated, they are happy and were even saying they are being given too much food in jail,” Jonathan Samkange was quoted by AFP news agency as saying. The men are expected to appear in court on Monday. Full Story

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