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Vol 49 No 18

Published 5th September 2008


Zimbabwe

Mnangagwa's second coming

The man whose closeness to Mugabe earned him the title of ‘Son of God’ is back at the helm of the ruling party

As the power-sharing talks falter, the star of Emmerson Mnangagwa, Chairman of the Joint Operations Command and Rural Housing Minister, continues to rise. Whatever happens in the negotiations, it seems that President Robert Mugabe is prepared to let Mnangagwa take the helm at the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union- Patriotic Front.

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