Tag: Impeachment

Zimbabwe parliament begins session to impeach Mugabe

Zimbabwe parliament begins session to impeach Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s parliament has begun formal proceedings to impeach Robert Mugabe, with its speaker announcing to the house that a motion to remove the President from office has been brought forward by the war veterans leader Chris Mutsvangwa and seconded by an opposition politician. The full motion was expected to accuse […]

Emmerson Mnangagwa urges Mugabe to quit now

Emmerson Mnangagwa urges Mugabe to quit now

Zimbabwe’s former vice-president, whose sacking led to last week’s army takeover, has urged President Robert Mugabe to resign immediately. Emmerson Mnangagwa said he fled abroad two weeks ago when he learned of a plot to kill him, and he would not return until he was sure of his security. The […]

Zanu-PF propose impeachment motion

Zanu-PF propose impeachment motion

A caucus meeting of Zanu PF members of parliament and senators began sitting just after 2pm on Monday to discuss Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s impeachment. Party chief whip Lovemore Matuke filed papers that accused Mugabe of misconduct and “failure to obey‚ uphold or defend this constitution”. A Zanu PF legislator […]

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Faces Impeachment as he Balks at Retiring

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Faces Impeachment as he Balks at Retiring

Zimbabwean lawmakers are set to begin impeachment proceedings against President Robert Mugabe on Monday after he missed a ruling-party deadline to end his 37-year reign. Mugabe, 93, was widely expected to announce that he was stepping down in a televised address late on Sunday to enable Emmerson Mnangagwa, whom he […]