Tag: Succession wars

Mugabe Says May Make Cabinet Changes Next Week

Mugabe Says May Make Cabinet Changes Next Week

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe said on Saturday he may make changes to his cabinet next week, at a time of rising tensions within his ruling party over who will eventually takeover from him. Mugabe told a meeting of the ruling ZANU-PF youth wing in Harare that it was time to […]

I won’t be pushed out of office, says Mugabe, 93

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Thursday remained adamant that he would remain in office despite worsening cash and fuel shortages that have hit the southern African country. Officiating at the funeral of the widow of former vice president Joseph Msika at the national shrine in Harare, Mugabe said the “artificial shortages” […]

Grace Mugabe ‘plotting’ VP Mnangagwa ‘final push’

Grace Mugabe ‘plotting’ VP Mnangagwa ‘final push’

Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe is reportedly plotting a “final push” to oust Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa at the forthcoming Zanu-PF youth interface rally in Harare. According to NewsDay, Grace had set in motion an elaborate plan to force the vice president out of  the ruling Zanu-PF and government, as the battle to succeed […]

Grace challenges Mugabe to name successor

Grace challenges Mugabe to name successor

First Lady Grace Mugabe has reportedly challenged her husband Robert Mugabe to name his successor at the same time she took a swipe at those who have no respect for seniors in the party who are swaying other cadres using money from their foreign bases. She strongly urged women to […]