Tag: Zanu-PF

Zanu-PF prepares for Conference, meets with Mnangagwa

Zanu-PF prepares for Conference, meets with Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe’s president Emmerson Mnangagwa has met with Zanu-PF leaders in the run up to the party’s conference this week. It’s understood the gathering will officially endorse the recalling of former President Robert Mugabe and the installation of Mnangagwa as party president. The congress will also deal with issues that came out during a special central […]

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 […]