Tag: Zanu-PF

Is Mnangagwa Zimbabwe’s leader in waiting?

Is Mnangagwa Zimbabwe’s leader in waiting?

Emmerson Mnangagwa appears well-placed to return to a leading role in Zimbabwe following the army’s takeover in response to President Robert Mugabe’s sacking of the former vice president. Zimbabwe’s military has seized power and detained 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe in a struggle over the succession of the only leader the […]

Is Zimbabwe set for a Mugabe dynasty with First Lady Grace as VP?

Is Zimbabwe set for a Mugabe dynasty with First Lady Grace as VP?

A flurry of party endorsements and parades in honour of Grace Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s first lady, could mark the stirrings of a national political dynasty for the Mugabes, as structures within the ruling Zanu PF endorse Grace as a potential candidate for the vice presidency following Monday’s dismissal of former Vice President Emmerson […]

Mugabe Signals Deepening Divide in Zimbabwe’s Ruling Party

Mugabe Signals Deepening Divide in Zimbabwe’s Ruling Party

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe signaled a worsening split in his ruling party ahead of elections next year by announcing he’s prepared to fire his deputy, Emmerson Mnangagwa. Mugabe issued the threat at a rally in the southern African nation’s second biggest city, Bulawayo, on Saturday, a day before his wife […]