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Mugabe fires Zimbabwe finance minister in cabinet reshuffle

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe fired his finance minister in a cabinet reshuffle that weakened the influence of his vice-president, who is vying to succeed him after 37 years of rule over the southern African nation. Patrick Chinamasa was the most high-profile ally of Emmerson Mnangagwa to fall in the reshuffle […]

Mugabe Says May Make Cabinet Changes Next Week

Mugabe Says May Make Cabinet Changes Next Week

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe said on Saturday he may make changes to his cabinet next week, at a time of rising tensions within his ruling party over who will eventually takeover from him. Mugabe told a meeting of the ruling ZANU-PF youth wing in Harare that it was time to […]

Zim VP sues Grace Mugabe ally for $3m

Zim VP sues Grace Mugabe ally for $3m

Zimbabwe’s Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly sued Higher Education Minister Jonathan Moyo for $3m on a defamation charge emanating from a widely circulated video presentation during the ruling Zanu-PF party’s politburo in July. According to numerous reports on the politburo presentation, Moyo accused Mnangagwa of forcing Godfrey Majonga, a prominent journalist, to […]

Mugabe in SA, leaves wife Grace behind

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 93, has arrived in South Africa on an official visit, reports say. According to New Zimbabwe.com, Mugabe left Harare for Pretoria on Monday without his wife Grace “who remains at the centre of a legal storm after a Johannesburg hotel brawl with a 20-year-old model in August”. Mugabe […]