Mugabe Fires Zimbabwe's Vice President

This follows a weekend of rallies where President Robert Mugabe and his wife directly indicated that Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa - who has been leading a faction of the ruling party - would be fired. The move will likely see Grace Mugabe replace Mnangagwa and pave the way for her to succeed her 93-year-old husband. 

  • Zimbabwe:   VP Mnangagwa Fired

    263Chat, 6 November 2017

    Vice President, Emmerson Mnangagwa has been fired from government for disrespect, deceitfulness and exhibiting traits of disloyalty in the execution of his duties. Read more »


  • Zimbabwe:   President Blasts Divisive Elements

    The Herald, 6 November 2017

    President Mugabe has lashed out at some unruly elements in Zanu-PF who are promoting regionalism and tribal propositions, saying such misfits should be expelled from the ruling… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Ruling Party Youth League Endorses Grace Mugabe for VP Post

    The Herald, 6 November 2017

    Zanu PF Youth League has endorsed the party's Secretary for Women Affairs Dr Grace Mugabe as the right candidate to occupy the Vice Presidency ahead of the party's Extra Ordinary… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   VP Mnangagwa Ouster Plot Thickens

    The Herald, 6 November 2017

    Mashonaland Central and Bulawayo provinces yesterday resolved to ask President Mugabe to immediately drop Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa over allegations of undermining the… Read more »


Photo: The Herald

Former Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa.

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