Friday, November 16, 2018

Tag "Emmerson Mnangagwa"

    Mnangagwa elected Zimbabwe’s president

Mnangagwa elected Zimbabwe’s president

Emmerson Mnangagwa has been announced as the winner of Zimbabwe’s presidential election.The 75-year-old leader polled 50.8 percent of votes as against 44.3 percent polled by his closest challenger Nelson Chamisa.In the final result announced Friday by Zimbabwe Electoral Commission, Mnangagwa led with 2,460,463 votes while Chamisa trailed with 2,147,437 votes.The opposition has, however, rejected the outcome of the poll, accusing [...]

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    Ex-military commander who led Mugabe’s ouster sworn in as VP

Ex-military commander who led Mugabe’s ouster sworn in as VP

Constantino Chiwenga, a retired general who led the ouster of Robert Mugabe, former Zimbabwean president, has been sworn in as vice-president.Kembo Mohadi, a former state security minister, has also been sworn in as the second vice-president.President Emerson Mnangagwa appointed Chiwenga and Mohadi as vice-presidents of the ruling ZANU-PF party, signalling their appointment.Chiwenga had retired earlier in the month and was widely [...]

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    General who seized power from Mugabe appointed deputy of Zimbabwe’s president

General who seized power from Mugabe appointed deputy of Zimbabwe’s president

President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe has appointed Constantino Chiwenga, the army chief who led the coup that ended Robert Mugabe’s 37-year rule, as one of his two deputies in ZANU-PF, the ruling party.In a statement on Saturday, George Charamba, presidential press secretary, said Kembo Mohadi, long-serving state security minister, was also appointed as Mnangagwa’s deputy.The party appointment is the first step in [...]

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    Mugabe remains my mentor, says Zimbabwean president

Mugabe remains my mentor, says Zimbabwean president

President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe has described Robert Mugabe, his predecessor, as a “father, mentor and comrade-in-arms".Mnangagwa said this on Friday while addressing the people shortly after his inauguration.He expressed his resolve and commitment to “a better Zimbabwe”, swearing to “protect and promote the rights of the people of Zimbabwe”.Mnangagwa  added that he was “not oblivious to the many [...]

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    War hero, Mugabe’s former bodyguard… meet the ‘crocodile’ who is Zimbabwe’s new president

War hero, Mugabe’s former bodyguard… meet the ‘crocodile’ who is Zimbabwe’s new president

Destiny, they say, can only be delayed but never changed. After what seemed like a plot to outwit Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa, former vice-president of Zimbabwe, he was sworn in as the country's president on Friday.He is the second man to lead the country since independence in 1980.Mnangagwa was born on September 15, 1942 in Zvishavane, a mining town in the [...]

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    Emmerson Mnangagwa sworn in as Zimbabwe’s president

Emmerson Mnangagwa sworn in as Zimbabwe’s president

Emmerson Mnangagwa, former vice-president of Zimbabwe, has been sworn in as the country's president.The swearing-in ceremony took place at a stadium in the country's capital, Harare.Luke Malaba, chief justice of Zimbabwe, administered the oath of office on Mnangagwa, who vowed "to be faithful to Zimbabwe, protect and promote the rights and people of Zimbabwe and discharge his duties to [...]

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    Sacked VP to be sworn in as Zimbabwe’s president

Sacked VP to be sworn in as Zimbabwe’s president

Emmerson Mnangagwa, former vice-president of Zimbabwe, who was sacked by Robert Mugabe, would be sworn in as president.Mugabe reportedly fired Mnangagwa to pave the way for his wife to emerge as the head of the ZANU-PF, the ruling party.Lovemore Matuke, ZANU-PF chief whip, told Reuters that Mnangagwa would be sworn in within 48 hours.He added that Mnangagwa would serve the [...]

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    Mugabe fires ‘disloyal’ VP  — after wife called for his sack

Mugabe fires ‘disloyal’ VP — after wife called for his sack

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has fired Emmerson Mnangagwa, the country's vice-president.Simon Moyo, the country's minister of information, said Mnangagwa “exhibited traits of disloyalty”.“Mr Mnangagwa's conduct in discharge of his duties is inconsistent with the responsibilities,” Moyo was quoted to have said.Grace, Mugabe’s wife, had reportedly asked her husband to sack his deputy earlier in the year.“In 1980, this person called [...]

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