Tag: Succession wars

Understanding Mugabe and Mnangagwa’s relationship

Understanding Mugabe and Mnangagwa’s relationship

WITH unrelenting infighting in Zanu PF, and lately, the deepening economic crisis, many thought that Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa would make good of his newly acquired strategic position as vice president, and bring to an end the nonagenarian’s political career. But, to the anger, particularly of those party elites who have […]

Mnangagwa’s Dubai plan fails

Mnangagwa’s Dubai plan fails

Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who has been feeling the heat in the intensifying succession war to succeed President Robert Mugabe, suffered a huge setback after First Lady Grace Mugabe scuttled his plans for a private meeting in Dubai with the veteran leader to clear the air on his status and future […]

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa reveals ‘secret’ support for white farmers

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa reveals ‘secret’ support for white farmers

EMMERSON Mnangagwa, Zimbabwe’s vice-president and likely successor to Robert Mugabe, has revealed the “secret” that he personally protected scores of white farmers from being driven from their land at the height of the Zanu-PF-sanctioned farm invasions. Mr Mnangagwa told mourners at a memorial service for 74-year-old Estelle Theresa Coetzee, a prominent white […]

Zanu PF factionalism escalates in Byo

Zanu PF factionalism escalates in Byo

FACTIONAL fights within Zanu PF’s Bulawayo province have heightened with some party members from Makoboba constituency walking out of a stormy meeting on Sunday, Southern Eye has learnt. The Davis Hall meeting was called by the constituency to iron out issues that were driving out members from the ruling party. […]