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Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa (Ngwena 'crocodile')

Date of Birth: 15 September 1942
Place of Birth: Zvishavane


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Insurgents turn up the heat

Nyusi had tried to keep the Cabo Delgado insurgency off the agenda of the security organ of the Southern African Development Community but President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana and Zimbabwe's Emmerson Mnangagwa were hurriedly covening regional consultations just days after the Palma attacks (AC Vol 62 No 3 Nyusi's loyalty test)...

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Gutting the opposition

The expulsion of six MPs from Zimbabwe's parliament after a strange ruling that they no longer belonged to their own party deals a harsh blow to the opposition which President Emmerson Mnangagwa vowed last year to 'flush out'...


Tagwirei's hold on gold

President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Reserve Bank governor John Mangudya are working on a plan to break up Fidelity Printers and Refiners the arm of the central bank that is officially the ultimate buyer of all Zimbabwe's gold...

Yet Tagwirei retains his sway in President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government as it is rocked by the coronavirus pandemic (AC Vol 61 No 5 Oil guns and politics)...

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Mnangagwa digs in

President Emmerson Mnangagwa's regime looks secure in spite of what is widely viewed as Zimbabwe African National Union–Patriotic Front's complete political bankruptcy and the persistence of a deep-seated economic crisis...


The state’s parallel economy

Yet Governor Mangudya is in practice answerable not to Ncube but directly to President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his deputy General Constantino Chiwenga...

Respected economists believe that the explanation lies in Governor John Mangudya being answerable not to the finance minister but to President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga who have different priorities...


The limits on the economy

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has sought to calm the storm insisting that it was necessary to pay compensation in order to comply with the 2013 constitution as the government has agreements with 12 other countries including South Africa Germany and the Netherlands guaranteeing to protect the investments of foreign citizens...


Heavy Russian metal

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been anxious to reinvigorate interest in the mine ever since he took power in 2018...


Inside the state capture project

In the 25-minute call Tagwirei boasts of his access to President Emmerson Mnangagwa and influence over appointments and government policy...


Noisy neighbours

Masisi has just become chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) organ for politics defence and security and is close to President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe who is trying to keep his country's deepening crisis from getting onto the SADC agenda...


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