Zimbabwe's President Mnangagwa Sends Minister Shamu Packing
No reasons were given for the sacking of the veteran politician and Mashonaland provincial affairs minister Webster Shamu, although the dismissal comes in the wake of allegations of electoral rigging levelled against him in the recent Zanu-PF primary elections.
Sacked Mashonaland West Provincial Affairs Minister Webster Shamu.
Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Sacks Minister Shamu
New Zimbabwe, 23 May 2018
Webster Shamu's sacking as Mashonaland West provincial affairs minister suggests President Emmerson Mnangagwa was still too grateful to those who helped him get into power to a… Read more »
Zimbabwe: Zanu-PF to Hold Fresh Primaries
Zimbabwe Standard, 6 May 2018
The Zanu PF politburo yesterday ordered a rerun of primary elections in at least 10 constituencies where the process was marred by irregularities and allegations of vote-buying. Read more »
New Zimbabwe, 4 May 2018
ZANU PF's primary elections were rigged by senior party officials using the police, President Emmerson Mnangagwa's special advisor Christopher Mutsvangwa has charged. Read more »
Zimbabwe Independent, 4 May 2018
Last week I focussed on unpacking the Zanu PF primary elections, which have now come, but have not gone as they still dominate the news cycle. Read more »