Coup Rumors Swirl Around Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has dismissed rumours of a rift with his deputy, which have gathered momentum since he promised action in response to a brutal security crackdown that began while he was abroad. Mnangagwa has claimed that "not a single person" had shown him evidence of divisions between him and Constantino Chiwenga.

President Emmerson Mnangagwa meets heads of Zimbabwe diplomatic missions. He is flanked by Vice Presidents Constantino Chiwenga, right, and Kembo Mohadi in Harare.

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