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"I moved to South Africa in 2012 to attend the University of Pretoria".

He was then taken back to the army's main KGVI barracks in Harare, where Finance Minister Ignatius Chombo is also being held, an army source said.

An official press release from the South African presidency said that the group will assess the latest political and security developments in that Southern African country and will make its recommendations to the SADC heads of State and Government.

According to the military, the dislodged president and his family were safe and sound; the statement was also confirmed by South Africa President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday after he talked to Mr Mugabe himself.

"Yes, he is back", said the aide, who declined to be named, adding that Mnangagwa, who is a potential successor to President Robert Mugabe, had returned on Thursday after almost a week overseas.

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Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Harare.

The Zimbabwean military leaders have repeated that it is not a coup d'état against Mugabe, because their target is "the criminals around the president who want to destabilize the country". High-level negotiations between Mugabe and the generals who seized power - nearly certainly on the orders of sacked vice-president Emmerson Mnangagawa - were still under way.

Mugabe had also reportedly demanded that all his wife Grace's allies be accounted for after a number of senior ministers were arrested in the wake of what is now being widely acknowledged as a coup.

Ms Joice Mujuru, a Zimbabwean Vice-President who was sacked in 2014, called for "free, fair and credible elections" after a transition arrangement that draws from a range of communities. "We are not going to see members of the ZImbabwean diaspora returning in droves immediately or even in the next few years because it will take a very long time to rebuild the Zimbabwean economy", she said. The shift to military control brought a kind of fresh air.

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