The media blackout has been in force since Monday night after the Defence Forces Commander, Constantino Chiwenga told a news conference that President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF party had been infiltrated by counter-revolutionaries who wanted to destroy it and that “drastic action” needed to be taken immediately. Referring to last week’s sacking of vice-president Emmerson […]
Army tanks have reportedly been seen heading towards Zimbabwe’s capital city, Harare, heightening fears of a possible army take over.
Zimbabwe awoke warily on Tuesday after the country’s military chief warned the ruling Zanu PF to stop purging party members with a military background after sacking Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander Constantino Chiwenga told a press conference Monday afternoon, which was attended by the military generals, that Zimbabwe was suffering “distress, trepidation and […]
Maite Nkoana-Mashabane says South Africa has no information regarding the whereabouts of axed Zimbabwean Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwe.
Professor David Moore from University of Johannesburg says Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe does not have much support within the Zanu-PF. This comes after President Robert Mugabe fired Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, as the battle between him and Mugabe’s wife Grace to succeed the veteran leader intensified. Addressing a multi-church gathering in Harare at the […]
Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe is set to appoint a woman deputy after a special ZANU-PF party congress next month.
Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe seemingly has her sights set on the position of vice president of the country. She received a hostile reception at a rally in Bulawayo on Saturday. However, undeterred, she launched an attack on first Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, saying he should be replaced by a woman. It was a poorly […]
Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe said on Saturday he may make changes to his cabinet next week, at a time of rising tensions within his ruling party over who will eventually takeover from him.
Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe said on Saturday he may make changes to his cabinet next week, at a time of rising tensions within his ruling party over who will eventually takeover from him. Mugabe told a meeting of the ruling ZANU-PF youth wing in Harare that it was time to review the performance of his […]
Zimbabwean war veterans fired from the ruling Zanu PF party have vowed they will campaign against President Robert Mugabe’s preferred successors.