Tag: Succession wars

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 Mugabe shocked many on Saturday after announcing Togarepi had been replaced by […]

Mnangagwa best candidate, Mliswa tells EU

Mnangagwa best candidate, Mliswa tells EU

Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa is the best candidate to succeed President Robert Mugabe, who can still be removed through a no-confidence vote by the ruling party’s central committee, former Zanu PF Mashonaland West provincial chairman Temba Mliswa has said. Mliswa told a group of European Commission representatives at a meeting in […]

Mugabe to tackle Mnangagwa allies

Mugabe to tackle Mnangagwa allies

President Robert Mugabe will visit Masvingo next weekend in an effort to quell worsening factionalism caused by the jostling for his throne between a camp linked to Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa and another led by First Lady Grace Mugabe, Zanu PF insiders have revealed. The 92-year-old Mugabe is expected to meet […]