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Vol 50 No 11

Published 29th May 2009


Zimbabwe

A public quarrel

Disagreements within the top echelons of ZANU-PF used to be a state secret, now rival factions are briefing reporters about the meltdown

Since the power-sharing government began work in February, the Politburo of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front has leaked like a sieve with graphic details of the rows between former army chief Solomon Mujuru and Defence Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa to succeed Robert Mugabe as First Secretary of ZANU-PF and then as presidential candidate.

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