Tag: Zanu-PF

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 […]

‘No one owns Zanu-PF,’ war veterans remind Mugabe

‘No one owns Zanu-PF,’ war veterans remind Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s ex-freedom fighters have reportedly described President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace as being “misguided”, following attacks on Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa. The Mugabes recently launched scathing attacks on Mnangagwa, accusing him of fanning factionalism within the ruling Zanu-PF party, said reports. First to fire a salvo at Mnangagwa in front of […]