Tag: Succession

Makoni Interview: It’s The Politics Stupid

Makoni Interview: It’s The Politics Stupid

THE leader of Zimbabwe’s opposition party Mavambo Kusile Dawn, Simba Makoni, says he is shocked by the level of infighting in Zanu-PF as the battle to succeed President Robert Mugabe intensifes. In an exclusive interview with VOA, Makoni a former finance minister and member of Mr. Mugabe’s ruling Zanu-PF party, said when […]

It’s sink or swim for VP

It’s sink or swim for VP

THIS week could prove to be one of the most important and significant periods in the long political life of embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, as the post-congress Zanu PF war to succeed President Robert Mugabe gets hotter and nastier by the day. Team Lacoste, as Mnangagwa’s camp is now referred […]

Opinion: Looking Beyond Mugabe

Opinion: Looking Beyond Mugabe

IT’S not been a good year for Robert Mugabe. When cameras caught him stumbling down the steps of a podium in February, photographers were forced to delete the images and several bodyguards were later fired. Nevertheless, photoshopped pictures of the nonagenarian dictator went viral. Some show him sprinting up a football […]

Zanu PF cranks up Mujuru blitz

Zanu PF cranks up Mujuru blitz

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s panicking post-congress Zanu PF has stepped up its efforts to sow seeds of divisions and destroy the People First movement that is presumptively led by former Vice President Joice Mujuru, the Daily News has learnt. Well-placed sources said at the weekend that the project to destroy the movement, […]