Tag: Retirement

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Faces Impeachment as he Balks at Retiring

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Faces Impeachment as he Balks at Retiring

Zimbabwean lawmakers are set to begin impeachment proceedings against President Robert Mugabe on Monday after he missed a ruling-party deadline to end his 37-year reign. Mugabe, 93, was widely expected to announce that he was stepping down in a televised address late on Sunday to enable Emmerson Mnangagwa, whom he […]

Tsenengamu stands his ground on Mugabe’s retirement

Tsenengamu stands his ground on Mugabe’s retirement

Former Zanu PF Mashonaland Central youth chairperson, Godfrey Tsenengamu, who is facing charges of subverting a constitutionally-elected government, insists President Robert Mugabe must retire to make way for his deputy, Emerson Mnangagwa, arguing such utterances have nothing to do with toppling the 93-year-old leader from power. Tsenengamu said his remarks […]

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe skirts retirement talk at burial of friend

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe skirts retirement talk at burial of friend

Zimbabwe’s veteran President Robert Mugabe on Saturday avoided the controversial subject of his future as he buried a senior political colleague and friend who had been pressing him to retire. Mugabe, 92 and one of Africa’s longest serving leaders, is eligible to seek re-election at the end of his current […]