Is Defence Minister The Dark Horse in Mugabe Succession Race?
As the ugly ruling party war to succeed President Robert Mugabe continues to escalate, Defence minister Sydney Sekeramayi could spring a surprise in the race. Only a day after Higher and Tertiary Education Minister Jonathan Moyo endorsed him to succeed Mugabe, Sekeramai was uncharacteristically given the rare opportunity to give a vote of thanks at a youth rally, usually reserved for Mugabe's two deputies, Emmerson Mnangagwa and Phelekezela Mphoko.
From left, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, Defence Minister Sydney Sekeramai, President Robert Mugabe, and First Lady Grace Mugabe.
The topic of President Robert Mugabe's succession is now spreading even within the ruling Zanu-PF party, where discussing the nonagenarian ruler's departure was akin to treason. In ... Read more »