Former Zimbabwe VP Mphoko Flees Anti-Corruption Probe

Former vice president Phelekezela Mphoko's escape follows attempts by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission to drag Mphoko to court for alleged abuse of office during the time when he and current President Emmerson Mnangagwa were the country's co-vice presidents, serving under former president Robert Mugabe. The anti-graft body is on an anti-corruption blitz that has seen the arrest of two senior government officials including a minister.

  • Zimbabwe:   Ex-VP Mphoko Makes Dramatic Escape

    The Herald, 20 August 2019

    FORMER Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko yesterday agreed to surrender himself to Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) officers at a Bulawayo police station, but beat a hasty… Read more »

Phelekezela Mphoko (right) was, along with current President Emmerson Mnangagwa (left), one of two vice presidents at the time of the ouster of Robert Mugave Mugabe in November 2017.

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