Gustiv Kativhu allegedly carried placards calling President Emmerson Mnangagwa a "murderer" at the recently concluded Zanu-PF congress that sealed former president Robert Mugabe's fall from grace. Under Mugabe's rule, the government had clamped down on freedom of expression, with dozens of Zimbabweans falling foul of the law. So one key question facing Zimbabwe now is - how different is Mnangagwa from Mugabe?.
Man in Court After Calling President Mnangagwa a 'Murderer'
New Zimbabwe, 16 December 2017
A 45-year-old Harare man landed in the dock after he allegedly called President Emmerson Mnangagwa a "murderer" at the just ended Zanu PF special congress held in the capital. Read more »
The placards were inscribed with the words, "Mnangagwa killed my friend"...
...and "Zanu PF is giving your jobs to China".
President Emmerson Mnangagwa greets Chinese Ambassador to Zimbabwe Mr Huang Ping while the Chinese government’s special envoy and Assistant Foreign Minister Mr Chen Xiaodong looks on (file photo).
Don't Deify Me, Says President
The Herald, 16 December 2017
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has deplored the singing of songs that idolise him, saying he preferred that people sing the national anthem or liberation war songs. He said this… Read more »
Mnangagwa Is Mugabe
This is Africa, 27 November 2017
Fixating on the removal of Mugabe or Zuma is a mistake. ZANU-PF must be voted out and the ANC must either completely reform or suffer electoral defeat if South Africa hopes to… Read more »
The departure of Mugabe represents neither the end of an era nor the birth of a new one. The ruling party and military will emerge stronger, taking the credit for his exit. 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 »
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