Although Mnangagwa might have some newfound authority following his recent disputed narrow election victory which gave him the people's mandate, Chiwenga's manoeuvres since the coup last November suggest he has presidential ambitions and may not be patient for his boss to even finish one term, The Zimbabwe Independent's Andrew Kunambura writes.
Mnangagwa, Chiwenga Fight Explodes Publicly
Zimbabwe Independent, 10 August 2018
The simmering political power struggle between President Emmerson Mnangagwa - currently ruling under military tutelage after coming in last November through a coup - and his… Read more »
President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Vice President Constantino Chiwenga (file photo).
Army Helped Mnangagwa Escape - VP Chiwenga
New Zimbabwe, 16 July 2018
Vice President Constantino Chiwenga on Sunday let the cat out of the bag, revealing the military was behind President Emmerson Mnangagwa's much talked about escape into brief exile… Read more »
VP Chiwenga to Deliver Special Message to Putin
The Herald, 11 August 2018
Vice President Dr Constantino Chiwenga arrived here yesterday as a special envoy of President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa, and will also attend the 2018 edition of International Army… Read more »
The people behind a blast that narrowly missed Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa at a pre-election rally are now known and will be dealt with soon after the current electoral ... Read more »
"The military has been so strong that they have veto power in some cases. For instance, Mnangagwa had initially appointed Oppah Muchinguri as one of his deputies, but the military ... Read more »
The blast which rocked a Zanu-PF rally on Saturday, leaving more than 40 party leaders injured, was an "act of terror" and government will provide security to any candidate who ... Read more »
In a move that could be the most unwarranted and drastic decision ever taken, the shock sacking of thousands of nurses by Vice President Constantino Chiwenga has spotlighted on the ... Read more »
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