Friday, November 16, 2018

Tag "ZANU-PF"

    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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    Zimbabwean president: I trekked a distance of 30km after Mugabe fired me

Zimbabwean president: I trekked a distance of 30km after Mugabe fired me

President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe has revealed how he trekked a distance of 30 kilometres to cross the Zimbabwean-Mozambican border amid "threats to his life".Mnangagwa made the revelation when he addressed some Zimbabweans while on a working visit to South Africa.Robert Mugabe, the immediate past president, had sacked Mnangagwa over allegations of disloyalty.The new president said after his dismissal, he [...]

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    Is the end near? Banks shut, offices closed as social media rises against Mugabe

Is the end near? Banks shut, offices closed as social media rises against Mugabe

Zimbabweans stayed at home on Wednesday while foreign banks and most businesses in the capital shut down operations, in one of the biggest - and peaceful - stay-away actions in nearly a decade.The national stay-away day, fronted by social-media movement #ThisFlag, followed violent clashes between taxi drivers and police on Monday that led to the arrest of 95 people. It [...]

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    Youths endorse Mugabe for 2018 presidential election

Youths endorse Mugabe for 2018 presidential election

Tens of thousands of Robert Mugabe supporters marched on Wednesday in Harare, singing sang pro-Mugabe songs as they spilled out of buses in downtown Harare.Prosper Machado, a youth leader from central Zimbabwe, said demonstrators were shipped in from all over Zimbabwe for the ‘One Million-Man’ march, organised by the youth wing of ZANU-PF, the ruling party.Machado said his group had [...]

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    Mugabe: Shame on those who want me dead

Mugabe: Shame on those who want me dead

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe has accused his potential successors of wanting him dead, saying shame is upon them because “I am not dying”.Speaking with about 10,000 veterans of Zimbabwe's 1970s independence war on Thursday, the oldest African ruler said his frequent trips to Malaysia and Singapore had fed newspaper reports that he was ill and sometimes dying, stoking succession [...]

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    Mugabe threatens to punch journalist

Mugabe threatens to punch journalist

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe recently threatened to punch a reporter to prove that he is still active and fit to rule.This happened while he was responding to a question on whether he was grooming a successor.“Why? I’m still here? Why do you want a successor? Do you want me to floor you with a punch for you to feel [...]

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