Tag: Mnangagwa

Mugabe faces ‘unprecedented’ political threat as sacked deputy gathers support

Mugabe faces ‘unprecedented’ political threat as sacked deputy gathers support

Robert Mugabe is facing his biggest political challenge in almost two decades as opposition to his authoritarian 37-year rule over Zimbabwe gathers strength around the vice-president he fired this week. Mugabe sacked his long-time ally Emmerson Mnangagwa on Monday for showing “traits of disloyalty”, abruptly removing a favourite to succeed the 93-year-old leader […]

Zim VP sues Grace Mugabe ally for $3m

Zim VP sues Grace Mugabe ally for $3m

Zimbabwe’s Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly sued Higher Education Minister Jonathan Moyo for $3m on a defamation charge emanating from a widely circulated video presentation during the ruling Zanu-PF party’s politburo in July. According to numerous reports on the politburo presentation, Moyo accused Mnangagwa of forcing Godfrey Majonga, a prominent journalist, to […]

Grace Mugabe ‘plotting’ VP Mnangagwa ‘final push’

Grace Mugabe ‘plotting’ VP Mnangagwa ‘final push’

Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe is reportedly plotting a “final push” to oust Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa at the forthcoming Zanu-PF youth interface rally in Harare. According to NewsDay, Grace had set in motion an elaborate plan to force the vice president out of  the ruling Zanu-PF and government, as the battle to succeed […]

Grace, Mnangagwa rift widens

Grace, Mnangagwa rift widens

First lady Grace Mugabe’s onslaught against Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa is part of a strategy to undo gains made by the veteran politician in Zanu PF’s fluid battle to succeed President Robert Mugabe, a Cabinet minister has admitted. Grace shocked Zimbabweans at a Chinhoyi rally on July 31 when she ripped […]