Mugabe Opens Up About His Ouster as Zimbabwean President

Speaking at his 94th birthday, former president Robert Mugabe has told stunned guests that Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga, who was the army commander at the time of the 'coup', took sides with President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Zanu PF factional wars and "rolled out tanks against the people." He says the new administration is persecuting his wife, Grace, by charging people linked to the awarding of her alleged fake Doctor of Philosophy degree.

Meanwhile, Grace, has been angrily hitting out at farm workers.

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    Zimbabwe Standard, 25 February 2018

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  • Zimbabwe:   Grace Mugabe Fumes, Dares Workers

    Zimbabwe Standard, 25 February 2018

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Photo: Xinhua

President Emmerson Mnangagwa (left) and former president Robert Mugabe (file photo).

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