Tens of thousands of Zimbabweans descended on central Harare on Saturday, calling for President Robert Mugabe to stand down from office in a protest approved by the army. The protest comes amid recent developments that have seen the army take control of government institutions in a coup like manner, despite the army's refusal to call it as such. All 10 Zanu-PF branches (the President's political... Еще party) have passed motions of no confidence in the President. Zimbabwe's military seized control of state TV, announcing it had taken temporary control of the country in order to «target criminals» allegedly operating around the head of state earlier this week. Part of the takeover had included the house arrest of the 93-year-old, but on Friday morning the army issued a statement describing «significant progress» as Mugabe was seen in public attending a university graduation ceremony..