Tag: Mnangagwa

Mnangagwa on the ropes

Mnangagwa on the ropes

VICE President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s mooted ambitions to succeed President Robert Mugabe suffered another hammer blow at the weekend after Mashonaland East and Bulawayo became the latest Zanu PF provinces to call for a return of the women’s quota system in the warring ruling party. The two provinces join party structures in […]

Mnangagwa gives Tomana unbridled power

Mnangagwa gives Tomana unbridled power

VICE President Emmerson Mnangagwa (pictured) has asked Parliament to approve a controversial change to the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act, giving the Prosecutor-General (PG) Johannes Tomana wide discretionary powers to withhold private prosecution certificates in a vast range of circumstances. The law previously allowed private parties to personally lodge  criminal  charges […]

‘VP surviving on Mugabe’s charity’

‘VP surviving on Mugabe’s charity’

DESPITE the widespread belief among many Zimbabweans that Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa is a powerful man in the warring post-congress Zanu PF, he is, like other party bigwigs, surviving solely on President Robert Mugabe’s benevolence, a local think-tank has said. Commenting on the goings-on in the ruling party and the country […]

Zanu PF won’t listen to MDC-T: Mnangagwa

Zanu PF won’t listen to MDC-T: Mnangagwa

ZANU PF has vowed to continue pressing ahead with its programmes regardless of protests by the opposition MDC-T Members of Parliament concerning alleged violations of the Constitution. Speaking in Mataga last week, Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa said First Lady Grace Mugabe would continue handing over government-sourced farming equipment at party rallies […]