Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander, General Constantino Chiwenga, is reportedly earmarked for one of the country's two deputy president posts ahead of Zanu-PF's extraordinary congress. Chiwenga was widely believed to have orchestrated the military takeover which resulted in former president Robert Mugabe resigning after 37 years in power.
Army Chief Chiwenga Could Be Tipped for VP Post - Reports
News24Wire, 5 December 2017
Zimbabwe's army chief Constantino Chiwenga is reportedly earmarked for one of the country's two deputy president posts, a reports say. Read more »
Zimbabwe service chiefs (file photo).
Army Generals in Cabinet Must Quit the Military - Opposition
New Zimbabwe, 4 December 2017
Opposition alliance CODE has vowed to push for the retirement from the military of two Generals who were recently appointed to cabinet by President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Read more »
Church Leader Says Mnangagwa Must Serve Only One Term
New Zimbabwe, 5 December 2017
A church leader said he was praying that if President Emerson Mnangangwa (75) happens to be elected in the forthcoming general election he could serve for only one term. Read more »
War Vets Leader Mutsvangwa Says He Was Anointed By Army
The Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association leader and special advisor to the President, Christopher Mutsvangwa, said he was anointed by the military to become the… Read more »
Mugabe Crumbles - but It's Too Soon to Celebrate
Democracy Works, 19 November 2017
It seemed that Robert Mugabe, the 93-year-old Zimbabwean president, would rule his country until he died - but in the end, his fall was very swift. Mugabe's decision to depose… Read more »
My First 10 Days Have Been Hectic - Mnangagwa
263Chat, 4 December 2017
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has hinted that his first 10 days in office have been tough and hectic while conceding that his team of cabinet ministers will stand the challenge of… Read more »
I Have Confidence in My Team, Says Mnangagwa
The Source, 4 December 2017
Zimbabwe's new President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Monday swore in his 22-member Cabinet, saying he has confidence in its ability to deliver and turnaround the economy. Read more »
Zimbabwe's new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has named his Cabinet, appointing senior military figures to high-profile positions. Sibusiso Moyo, the general who appeared on state TV ... Read more »
The new 22-member Cabinet left many in the country disappointed after President Emmerson Mnangagwa failed to include members of the opposition. Instead, he recycled officials from ... Read more »
Former vice president Phelekezela Mphoko has been holed up in Botswana since the army launched an operation to remove criminal elements around former president Robert Mugabe. The ... Read more »
Soon after President Robert Mugabe's resignation, unconfirmed news spread like a veldt fire that his allies had been arrested. Ever since, for ministers aligned to a faction called ... Read more »
Former finance minister, Ignatius Chombo and former ruling Zanu-PF youth leader, Kudzanayi Chipanga have been denied bail and will remain in custody after being remanded to ... Read more »
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