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Oppah Muchinguri

Former Minister of Women's Affairs, Gender and Community Development (2005-2009) and Manicaland Governor (2000-2003)

Date of Birth: 1958


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The mighty fall

One rumour has it that she has taken umbrage at her erstwhile ally and predecessor as head of the ZANU-PF Women's League, Oppah Muchinguri, for innocently reminiscing, en passant, about how politically close she used to be to the President...


The year of leaving dangerously

Among his civilian supporters, there is a certain disappointment, in particular for Oppah Muchinguri, Jonathan Moyo, Saviour Kasukuwere and Patrick Zhuwao at their relatively meagre appointments...


The defenestration of Mujuru

The campaign against Mujuru is seemingly the brainchild of Mnangagwa allies Oppah Muchinguri and Information Minister Jonathan Moyo...

Apart from Mujuru there are three other possibilities to fill the female quota in the party's Praesidium: Grace Mugabe, Oppah Muchinguri and Senate President Edna Madzongwe...


Women and children first

Mutasa had earlier made another enemy when he tried to block Monica Mutsvangwa, wife of the Deputy Foreign Minister and close friend of the outgoing Women's League leader, Oppah Muchinguri, from the Central Committee...

Apart from finding a berth for Oppah Muchinguri, the Mnangagwa camp has made fewer promises that could be hostages to fortune, which makes cobbling together a coalition that much easier...


Coup de Grace

ZANU-PF Women’s League is currently headed by a key Mnangagwa ally, Oppah Muchinguri, and the women’s congress has all the makings of an acrimonious battle that could rumble on until the December congress...


The lesser weevils

Mutasa has other problems in holding the line in Manicaland: its former Governor and current Women's League leader, Oppah Muchinguri, who was once very close to Mugabe, has slipped into Mnangagwa's camp and is rumoured to fancy her chances of displacing Mujuru as Vice-President (AC Vol 50 No 24, Faint heart never beat stout lady in the ruling party)...


ZANU-PF power struggles resume

The knives are out for Didymus Mutasa, the party’s Secretary for Administration, whose own province, Manicaland, also went to Mujuru despite both Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa and Women’s Affairs Minister Oppah Muchinguri supporting Mnangagwa...


Diplomacy by other means

When the ANC moved to discipline Malema for advocating similar policies to Zimbabwe’s on land and black empowerment, a close Mugabe ally, Oppah Muchinguri, called on the ZANU-PF Politburo to show solidarity with him...


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