Tag: President

Emmerson Mnangagwa set to be sworn in as new Zimbabwe president

Emmerson Mnangagwa set to be sworn in as new Zimbabwe president

Zimbabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa was set to be sworn in as president on Friday, marking the final chapter of a political drama that toppled his predecessor Robert Mugabe after a military takeover. Mnangagwa, until recently one of Mugabe’s closest allies, will take the oath of office at the national sports stadium […]

Old Mutual director quits to run for president in Zimbabwe

Old Mutual non-executive director Dr Nkosana Moyo has left the company to concentrate on running for president in Zimbabwe’s presidential elections next year. Moyo was previously the country’s trade and industry minister and will be the presidential candidate for the Alliance for the People’s Agenda (APA), standing against the incumbent, Robert […]

Presidents who cling to power face tough year

Presidents who cling to power face tough year

THINGS are not going well for some of Africa’s last dictators and long-term presidents, and if recent events are anything to go by, the world is losing patience. Leaders who overstay their welcome are under the spotlight in 2016, and Robert Mugabe is not alone. Last week the United States condemned […]