Gloves Off As Oil Mogul Drives Wedge Between Mnangagwa, Chiwenga

Businessman Kudakwashe Tagwirei has triggered off fresh fissures within the ruling Zanu-PF and government, with the military-backed Sakunda Holdings founder apparently driving a wedge between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Vice President Constantino Chiwenga over the tycoon's unsettling influence. Tagwirei is accused of monopolising fuel infrastructure, and flaunting his wealth to influence the government to make decisions in his favour. Mnangagwa reportedly fears that Chiwenga wants to oust him.

Photo: The Herald

President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Vice President Constantino Chiwenga (file photo).

InFocus

See What Everyone is Watching

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 700 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.