Tag: Succession wars

Mugabe succession sparks open rebellion

An open rebellion has broken out between Zanu PF factions over the control of provincial structures as the war to succeed President Robert Mugabe intensifies, with Masvingo and Midlands emerging as the battleground. A faction linked to Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been accused of plotting to reinstate suspended provincial leaders […]

Mugabe cracks whip ahead of party indabas

Mugabe cracks whip ahead of party indabas

President Robert Mugabe is today expected to chair a Zanu PF politburo meeting ahead of Friday’s central committee indaba, coming days after he unilaterally fired youth leader, Pupurai Togarepi, before the party’s national disciplinary committee had concluded his case. Mugabe shocked many on Saturday after announcing Togarepi had been replaced by […]