Tag: Factionalism

Zanu PF factional wars turn ugly

Zanu PF factional wars turn ugly

FEAR has reportedly gripped Zanu PF after the discovery of a live bullet in Sport and Recreation minister Makhosini Hlongwane’s hotel room on Monday night in an incident reportedly linked to internecine succession fights in the ruling party. Police spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba yesterday said she will make a […]

Mnangagwa allies face Zanu PF sack

Mnangagwa allies face Zanu PF sack

VICE PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa’s key allies in his Midlands heartland face possible expulsion from the warring post-congress Zanu PF as the battle to succeed President Robert Mugabe reaches a crescendo. This emerged yesterday as the province’s party disciplinary committee started hearing complaints against three of his alleged regional lieutenants — national […]

Mnangagwa begs Mugabe

Mnangagwa begs Mugabe

EMBATTLED Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa is apparently taking serious strain from the post-congress Zanu PF’s worsening and seemingly-unstoppable factional and succession wars. Well-placed sources claimed in briefings with the Daily News yesterday that the Midlands godfather was increasingly feeling marginalised from President Robert Mugabe’s inner circle. So perturbed is the VP, […]

Think Tank: Mugabe’s end nigh

Think Tank: Mugabe’s end nigh

WITH Zimbabwe teetering on the brink of total collapse due to a worsening political and economic environment, a leading global think tank says 2016 is likely to be one of the most difficult years for President Robert Mugabe and his ruling post-congress Zanu PF. In a research paper compiled by analyst […]