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Robert Gabriel Mugabe
Zimbabwe

Robert Gabriel Mugabe

Date of Birth: 21/02/1924
Place of Birth: Zvimba


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Patriotism, politics and position

ZANU-PF cadres fiercely resent the idea that President Robert Mugabe should cede his mandate to a transitional authority, even if it is ostensibly non-partisan...


Dollar crisis puts opposition on the streets

Hostility within the government is mounting towards the plan, which is championed by Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa and Reserve Bank Governor John Mangudya and backed by President Robert Mugabe, for a rapprochement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (AC Vol 57 No 13, Political questions loom as debt deal is set for September)...

A fistful of dollars As the country's cash crisis deepens, doubts are growing about a plan to issue US$200 million of bond notes, described by President Robert Mugabe as a 'surrogate currency'...

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Morgan goes it alone

Mnangagwa's network is also under attack as senior ZANU-PF members eliminate any resistance to First Lady Grace Mugabe, even though no major leaders have any confidence in her political skills, let alone her ability to lead the party in the absence of her husband, President Robert Mugabe...

Mugabe reins in the Grace faction President Robert Mugabe's wife, Grace Mugabe née Marufu, is agitating with the Generation 40 (G40) faction for a final push against Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his supporters...

' However, Robert Mugabe has appointed Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa, a Mnangagwa ally, to head a reconstituted Disciplinary Committee...


Clearing decks and debts

This could be a major sticking point because the prestige of the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front and President Robert Mugabe himself is tied up in the land reform, despite its lack of success...


Blow to yuan plan

President Robert Mugabe has come unstuck in his plans to circulate the Chinese currency, the yuan, in Zimbabwe...


Grace plots for power

A dramatic bid, backed by President Robert Mugabe, to evict Emmerson Mnangagwa as one of the country's two vice-presidents, is set to dominate the national congress of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front next month...

The Generation 40 (G-40) group, linked to Local Government Minister Saviour Kasukuwere, plans to propose that a woman be included in the party presidium, which currently comprises Robert Mugabe and his two vice-presidents, Mnangagwa and Phelekezela Mphoko (AC Vol 56 No 17, The 'Grace plot' thickens)...


Opposition watches and waits

Surprisingly, Mnangagwa has been punting a variation of this formula in informal meetings with non-partisan stakeholders with the caveat that no fundamental change is possible until President Robert Mugabe hands in the reins...


The 'Grace plot' thickens

President Robert Mugabe has assembled a cabal to ensure that his wife Grace succeeds him as head of state, senior government and ruling party sources linked to Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa have told Africa Confidential...


Passing and wielding the baton

Today, President Robert Mugabe hands over the Southern African Development Community chair to Botswana's President Seretse Khama Ian Khama, and next month he ends his year-long stint chairing the African Union...


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