Tag: Succession

‘It’s not my duty to name my successor,’ says Mugabe

‘It’s not my duty to name my successor,’ says Mugabe

President Robert Mugabe, 93, has reportedly engaged the Minister of War Veterans Tshinga Dube over the succession issue, telling him that he had not named his successor “as that was the prerogative of the Congress”. Dube recently urged Mugabe to name or groom his successor in-order to put a stop to the […]

Robert Mugabe begins speaking tour across Zimbabwe aged 93

Robert Mugabe begins speaking tour across Zimbabwe aged 93

Robert Mugabe has launched a 10-venue speaking tour across Zimbabwe aimed at drumming up support ahead of elections next year when he plans to seek office again. The 93-year-old president, who appeared in better health than at, spoke for an hour-and-a-half on Friday at a rally outside Harare attended by several […]

Tsenengamu stands his ground on Mugabe’s retirement

Tsenengamu stands his ground on Mugabe’s retirement

Former Zanu PF Mashonaland Central youth chairperson, Godfrey Tsenengamu, who is facing charges of subverting a constitutionally-elected government, insists President Robert Mugabe must retire to make way for his deputy, Emerson Mnangagwa, arguing such utterances have nothing to do with toppling the 93-year-old leader from power. Tsenengamu said his remarks […]

Mugabe succession sparks open rebellion

An open rebellion has broken out between Zanu PF factions over the control of provincial structures as the war to succeed President Robert Mugabe intensifies, with Masvingo and Midlands emerging as the battleground. A faction linked to Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been accused of plotting to reinstate suspended provincial leaders […]