Tag: Factionalism

Zanu PF splits in the Midlands

Zanu PF splits in the Midlands

The warring Zanu PF has now split into two bitterly-opposed formations in the Midlands, with a faction aligned to embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa moving to establish parallel structures from cell level — as they resist being elbowed out of the ruling party. Regional party officials confirmed to the Daily […]

What does G40 want?

What does G40 want?

President Robert Mugabe (92) is very old. Inevitably, speculation about the question: “After Mugabe, who?” has become rife in the world of Zimbabwean politics. The answer to this question seems to be shaping in the form of two Zanu PF groups that are positioning their candidates to assume the nonagenarian’s […]

Mugabe tears into Mnangagwa allies

Mugabe tears into Mnangagwa allies

In yet another ominous warning to the Zanu PF faction that is rallying behind embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, President Robert Mugabe yesterday tore into the VP’s followers who have been openly denigrating the nonagenarian’s influential wife Grace. Speaking at his belated 92nd birthday celebrations that were held at the […]

Zanu PF devouring itself

Zanu PF devouring itself

People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leader Tendai Biti says the current debilitating factional fights within President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF are a sign of an exhausted regime — which is now devouring itself. Biti said this while speaking at a discussion organised by the Southern African Political and Economic Series (Sapes) […]