Tag: Zanu-PF

Crisis Looms In Zimbabwe: Army Chief Threatens To Take Over Power From President Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s top military general on Monday called for an immediate end to purges against former liberation war fighters in President Robert Mugabe’s ruling party, after Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa was removed from office. In a move that highlighted the tensions rising in the southern African nation, Constantino Chiwenga, commander of Zimbabwe[Read More…]

Ruling Party Endorses, 93 -Year-Old Zimbabwe’s “Tired” President Mugabe For 2018 Election

Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party’s congress endorsed on Saturday President Robert Mugabe as its candidate for the 2018 election, which could extend his 36 years in office. The leader was endorsed by all party structures at the meeting held in Masvingo, 300 kilometres (186 miles) southeast of the capital Harare. The[Read More…]

Succession Battle, Zimbabwe Vice President Ousted From Party Accused Of Plotting Mugabe’s Assassination

Zimbabwe Vice President Joice Mujuru has been ousted from the ruling party’s powerful central committee after being accused of plotting to assassinate President Robert Mugabe, state media reported Wednesday. A provincial executive committee refused to accept Mujuru’s election papers ahead of a key ZANU-PF party congress next week after a[Read More…]