Tag: Succession wars

Mugabe swaps Mphoko For Mnangagwa As Acting President

Mugabe swaps Mphoko For Mnangagwa As Acting President

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has appointed co-Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa as acting president, nearly half way into his month long vacation. This was confirmed in a statement released to the media on Monday by the principal director in the Ministry of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services, Regis Chikowore. “Please kindly note […]

Mnangagwa begs Mugabe

Mnangagwa begs Mugabe

EMBATTLED Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa is apparently taking serious strain from the post-congress Zanu PF’s worsening and seemingly-unstoppable factional and succession wars. Well-placed sources claimed in briefings with the Daily News yesterday that the Midlands godfather was increasingly feeling marginalised from President Robert Mugabe’s inner circle. So perturbed is the VP, […]

Think Tank: Mugabe’s end nigh

Think Tank: Mugabe’s end nigh

WITH Zimbabwe teetering on the brink of total collapse due to a worsening political and economic environment, a leading global think tank says 2016 is likely to be one of the most difficult years for President Robert Mugabe and his ruling post-congress Zanu PF. In a research paper compiled by analyst […]

Muchinguri faces Zanu PF chop

Muchinguri faces Zanu PF chop

IN what could prove to be the tipping point in the post-congress Zanu PF’s seemingly unstoppable factional and succession wars, the Daily News has reliably learnt that political heavyweight Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri is on the verge of being hit with the party’s infamous vote of no confidence. This comes as allies […]