Tag: Mugabe

‘We’re watching you’, Mnangagwa warns Mugabe

‘We’re watching you’, Mnangagwa warns Mugabe

Zimbabwean leader Emmerson Mnangagwa has moved to warn former president Robert Mugabe, following reports that the nonagenarian was linked to a new political outfit – the National Patriotic Front (NPF) – led by former cabinet minister and ally Ambrose Mutinhiri. Addressing a Zanu-PF Youth League national assembly in Harare this week, Mnangagwa said that he was […]

Grace Mugabe’s PhD investigated by Zimbabwe’s anti-corruption watchdog

Grace Mugabe’s PhD investigated by Zimbabwe’s anti-corruption watchdog

Zimbabwean anti-corruption investigators are probing whether former first lady Grace Mugabe fraudulently obtained a doctorate that she apparently received within months, the dissertation for which remains unpublished. Grace Mugabe, whose apparent desire to succeed her husband prompted the army takeover that eventually saw Robert Mugabe resign, was awarded a PhD by the University […]

Zimbabwe officially declares Mugabe national holiday

Zimbabwe officially declares Mugabe national holiday

Zimbabwe has officially declared 21 February to be Robert Gabriel Mugabe National Youth Day, thereby making the former president’s birthday a public holiday, the Herald newspaper reports. New President Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected to form a cabinet this week. Mr Mugabe resigned last week after a military intervention and days […]