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Mnangagwa speaks about his conversation with Mugabe, issues Press Release

Mnangagwa speaks about his conversation with Mugabe, issues Press Release

PRESS STATEMENT BY CDE. EMMERSON DAMBUDZO MNANGAGWA My attention has been drawn to the Press Statement issued by the Commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, General Constantino Guveya Chiwenga. I can confirm that President Robert Gabriel Mugabe made contact with me and invited me to return home for a discussion on the current political events […]

Mugabe faces impeachment after refusing to step down

Mugabe faces impeachment after refusing to step down

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe improbably clung to power on Sunday night during a rambling speech in the capital Harare. Reading from a prepared script which he stumbled over several times, the 93-year-old dictator announced a party conference to take place in the coming weeks and said he would be presiding […]

Zimbabwe’s ruling party fires Mugabe, reinstates Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe’s ruling party fires Mugabe, reinstates Mnangagwa

The ruling party of Zimbabwe has voted to sack Robert Mugabe as its leader and has appointed in his place the vice-president the veteran autocrat fired two weeks ago. The vote by hundreds of senior Zanu-PF officials in Harare on Sunday significantly weakens the position of Mugabe, who has refused to step […]