Emmerson Mnangagwa

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Sep 12th, 2013
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The post-election fun has begun in Zimbabwe with the appointment of a brand new cabinet (which looks suspiciously like the old cabinet, just with no place for the MDC). SIMON ALLISON runs through the key appointments that give us some idea of what Comrade Bob is thinking and where he plans on taking ...
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Apr 19th, 2013
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“It’s another year. Just another year.” That was the reaction of academic, publisher and raconteur Ibbo Mandaza answering a question about how he felt about Zimbabwe’s 33rd anniversary of independence on Thursday. “People are despondent, and there is no engagement with upcoming elections except in th...
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Jan 28th, 2013
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By Farai Mamina, zimeye.org Commanders enter poll race. This was Zimbabwe’s first shocking headline of 2013. Over the ten-year period from 2000, the nation started experiencing the Nazi style installation of former military generals as chief executive officers and board chairmen of various public sec...
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Dec 9th, 2012
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Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has called on his Zanu-PF party to begin mobilising and fight like a “wounded beast” to reclaim votes it lost in the election four years ago. For the very first time since independence in 1980, Zanu-PF lost its parliamentary majority to Prime Minis...
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Nov 27th, 2012
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By Jacob Nkiwane Zimbabwe is bleeding. Its citizens are scattered across the globe. At home, unemployment has reached unprecedented levels. Majority of people are living in abject poverty. Streets are flowing with raw sewage and homes are constantly without electricity and water. Business confidence ...
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Jun 13th, 2012
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Harare – The Zimbabwe prime minister’s party said on Wednesday it can’t pay the military until revenues from the nation’s eastern diamond fields, largely sealed off by troops, reach state coffers. Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s party said the finance ministry it cont...
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Apr 9th, 2012
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Cape Town – Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe is said to be ‘fighting for his life’ in a Singapore hospital, The Australian reports. This comes amid reports that he had agreed to hand over power to his defence minister, Emmerson Mnangagwa. Mugabe, who has ruled Zimbabwe since...
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Jan 30th, 2012
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Cape Town – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is reliably understood to be planning to retire after the next election to pave way for his hand-picked successor who will protect his interests and shield him from punishment for human rights violations, the Sunday Times reported on Sunday. The report s...
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Sep 8th, 2011
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  According to leaked United States embassy communications, The Defence Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa “grabbed President Robert Mugabe by the lapels” during a heated argument in 2008. According to McGee, Mnangagwa and Mugabe squared off over the latter’s plans to give away the Ho...
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May 29th, 2011
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Speculation about his health is greater than ever and new names are emerging as supposed front-runners in the race to succeed him, but Robert Mugabe is in no hurry to leave. The latest politician to be touted as Zimbabwe’s heir apparent is Security Minister Sidney Sekeramayi (67), a member of C...