Tag: Mugabe

Mugabe, top brass ‘desert’ Zim for holidays

Mugabe, top brass ‘desert’ Zim for holidays

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe and his top brass — including Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa and several Cabinet ministers — took time off to spend lavishly and make merry in various resorts in Africa and the Far East over the just-ended festive season while the economy continued to sneeze. As per his tradition, […]

Mugabe swaps Mphoko For Mnangagwa As Acting President

Mugabe swaps Mphoko For Mnangagwa As Acting President

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has appointed co-Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa as acting president, nearly half way into his month long vacation. This was confirmed in a statement released to the media on Monday by the principal director in the Ministry of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services, Regis Chikowore. “Please kindly note […]

Mnangagwa begs Mugabe

Mnangagwa begs Mugabe

EMBATTLED Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa is apparently taking serious strain from the post-congress Zanu PF’s worsening and seemingly-unstoppable factional and succession wars. Well-placed sources claimed in briefings with the Daily News yesterday that the Midlands godfather was increasingly feeling marginalised from President Robert Mugabe’s inner circle. So perturbed is the VP, […]

Mugabe turns to God

Mugabe turns to God

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has instructed that Zimbabwe hold a period of national prayer as the severest drought looms and the country teeters on the brink of a socio-economic and political crisis. A group of clerics from across denominations known as the Zimbabwe Heads of Christian Denominations (ZHOCD) yesterday told journalists […]