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Vol 55 No 25

Published 19th December 2014


Zimbabwe

Exit Mujuru, enter Mnangagwa

The Vice-President and her followers have fallen under Mugabe’s axe but her rival’s path to power is not guaranteed

It was only after the delegates had all trooped home from the ruling party's congress that President Robert Mugabe finally announced on 10 December his replacement for the purged Vice-President Joice Mujuru. Vilified and accused of treason and conspiracy to murder by politicians and the state media, Mujuru and her supporters in the cabinet were cast out of government and the Politburo.

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