Tag: Mugabe

Mugabe’s Party Is Said to Fear Zimbabwe Vote Loss After His Exit

Mugabe’s Party Is Said to Fear Zimbabwe Vote Loss After His Exit

Zimbabwe’s ruling party is growing increasingly nervous that it could lose power in its first election without Robert Mugabe at its helm against an opposition emboldened by the end of the 37-year rule of the liberation struggle leader. Three members of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front’s politburo, its most […]

Mugabe Claims Mnangagwa Among Several Gukurahundi Architects

Mugabe Claims Mnangagwa Among Several Gukurahundi Architects

Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has blamed the excesses of the North Korean-trained Fifth Brigade on then intelligence chief Emmerson Mnangagwa and David Stannard, a top operative of the government spy network, the Central Intelligence Organization (CIO). Mugabe, who set up an inquiry into the atrocities led by lawyer Simplicius […]

Robert Mugabe says ‘disgraceful’ Zimbabwe coup must be undone

Robert Mugabe says ‘disgraceful’ Zimbabwe coup must be undone

Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe described his departure from office in November as a “coup d’etat” that “we must undo” in his first TV interview since then, aired on Thursday. Mugabe, 94, spoke slowly but clearly to South Africa’s SABC broadcaster from an office in Harare, dressed in a grey suit, sitting […]