Tag: Succession wars

Grace loyalists booted out

Grace loyalists booted out

First Lady Grace Mugabe’s loyalists in Mashonaland were booted out in Zanu PF provincial women’s league elections held over the weekend as Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s camp regained control of the province after most of its executives had been either suspended or fired along factional lines. Embattled provincial chairwoman Angeline Muchemenyi beat […]

Mugabe does not want Mnangagwa as successor

Mugabe does not want Mnangagwa as successor

President Robert Mugabe is a man who says a lot on just about everything: land, indigenisation, whites and MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai. Though he has been outspoken on almost every issue, there is one subject that he seems to have showed permanent lack of interest in discussing — the subject […]

War vets endorse Mnangagwa

War vets endorse Mnangagwa

President Robert Mugabe and war veterans could be headed for a fresh wave of public spats over the emotive succession issue, after the former freedom fighters endorsed Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa as his heir apparent. In resolutions made available to NewsDay yesterday, following a whirlwind tour of provinces on feedback meetings in […]

MDC-T, Zanu PF gang up to oust Mugabe

MDC-T, Zanu PF gang up to oust Mugabe

An opposition lawmaker is fronting an audacious attempt to force President Robert Mugabe out of office through an impeachment motion that reportedly has gained support from ruling Zanu PF MPs, NewsDay can reveal. Mabvuku-Tafara legislator, James Maridadi (MDC-T) is working on the process to impeach Mugabe with a motion set […]