JOHANNESBURG – There were warnings of mass action on Saturday as Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe made his first public appearance since the military intervention on Tuesday.

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Mugabe addressed a graduation ceremony at Zimbabwe University.

There have been press conferences in Zimbabwe where warnings have been issued and plans outlined for mass action on Saturday.

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The War Veterans Association in Zimbabwe is calling on all citizens to join in a peaceful protest against President Robert Mugabe in Harare on Saturday.