Tag: Succession wars

Mugabe fires Zimbabwe finance minister in cabinet reshuffle

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe fired his finance minister in a cabinet reshuffle that weakened the influence of his vice-president, who is vying to succeed him after 37 years of rule over the southern African nation. Patrick Chinamasa was the most high-profile ally of Emmerson Mnangagwa to fall in the reshuffle […]

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” […]