Tag: Infighting

Zunde sacks leader

Zunde sacks leader

 Zunde sacks leader: AN opposition party, whose leadership includes self-exiled former High Court judge, Justice Benjamin Paradza, has forced out its interim leader, Farai Mbira on allegations of abusing his office and unilateral decision-making. The party, whose leadership is mainly domiciled outside the country, said Mbira will no longer be […]

Mugabe dumps war vets in high stakes gamble

Mugabe dumps war vets in high stakes gamble

Over the years, Zimbabwe’s “war veterans” have been among President Mugabe’s most effective – and violent – henchmen. Now, however, they find themselves on the wrong side of his wrath. But can Mugabe really afford to alienate his old allies? Last week, in an extraordinary central committee meeting of the […]

Conflict or Collapse? Zimbabwe in 2016

Conflict or Collapse? Zimbabwe in 2016

Read this report on the history of political violence and corruption in Zimbabwe. Violence has been woven through the intricate fabric of Zimbabwe‘s political history in various forms which include murder, beatings, rape, death threats, abductions, arbitrary arrests, torture, forced displacement, property damage, harassment, intimidation and terrorisation. It has been used as […]

Zanu PF on fire in Masvingo

Zanu PF on fire in Masvingo

The ruling Zanu PF party has virtually imploded in Masvingo province, with mudslinging reaching fever pitch at the weekend following a reported no-confidence vote in acting chairman Amasi Nenjana and his executive. With Zanu PF virtually split between two factions, one reportedly led by Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa and another loyal […]