Zimbabwe court says military takeover was legal

Mnangagwa took the oath of office at the national sports stadium before thousands of cheering supporters, dignitaries and foreign diplomats. A Zimbabwe High Court has ruled that the military takeover that led to Robert Mugabe’s ousting was legal, raising immediate concerns about judicial independence under the country’s new administration. Army chiefs put military vehicles on the streets of Harare and placed veteran leader Mugabe, 93, under house arrest, before he resigned on Tuesday. Many Zimbabweans…