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Mugabe tears into Mnangagwa allies

Mugabe tears into Mnangagwa allies

In yet another ominous warning to the Zanu PF faction that is rallying behind embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, President Robert Mugabe yesterday tore into the VP’s followers who have been openly denigrating the nonagenarian’s influential wife Grace. Speaking at his belated 92nd birthday celebrations that were held at the […]

Plotting and planning for a Zimbabwe without Mugabe

Plotting and planning for a Zimbabwe without Mugabe

For much of January, Harare was awash with rumour. While President Robert Mugabe was on holiday in Southeast Asia, a toxic succession battle within the ruling Zanu (PF) party erupted into view. First, there was a mysterious break-in at the office of his vice-president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, a frontrunner to succeed […]

Mugabe bans Grace rallies

Mugabe bans Grace rallies

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has given in to pressure from the army and war veterans to put a stop to First Lady Grace’s controversial rallies “because they had become a national security threat”, NewsDay has learnt. Since her dramatic entry into mainstream politics in mid-2014, Grace has addressed a series of […]