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Zimbabwe

Robert Gabriel Mugabe

Date of Birth: 21 February 1924
Place of Birth: Zvimba
Died: 6 September 2019


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Mnangagwa to lead ZANU-PF onslaught against opposition

' Chiwenga has moved from leader of the military coup that ousted President Robert Mugabe in 2017 to become the ambitious politician that he is today...

The only upset in the proceedings was a walk-out by delegates from Mashonaland Central before the nomination proceedings in Harare's Robert Mugabe Square in protest against what they say is the authoritarian rule of Mnangagwa ally Kazembe Kazembe in their province...


ZANU-PF beats its economic chest

The expectation now is that October's gathering will rubber-stamp Mnangagwa as the ruling party's candidate for elections in 2023 just as all previous congresses anointed his predecessor Robert Mugabe before his ouster in a 2017 coup (AC Vol 58 No 23 The crocodile snaps back)...


Continental ties tested in a zero-sum game

Many educated Zimbabwean Uber drivers in Johannesburg and Cape Town were shocked by the Ramaphosa government's position: for them Russia's Vladimir Putin is Robert Mugabe resurrected...


Cracks in ZANU-PF edifice

One of his rivals Robert Mugabe's Minister of Education Lazarus Dokora has dropped out of the race following an assassination attempt earlier in the year...

On his return Mnangagwa told supporters at Robert Mugabe airport in Harare that United States President Joe Biden had greeted him positively and instructed his staffers to set up meetings bypassing the US Embassy in Harare...


Farming out critics

The executive director of Open Society of Southern Africa and the son of Sydney Malunga a politician and critic of late President Robert Mugabe Malunga was accused of 'peddling falsehoods' about the role of the army in the 2018 elections after he had criticised electoral violence and intimidation...


Tagwirei's pipeline under threat

The deal with Coven Energy could allow Mnangagwa to wrest significant financial power from Chiwenga a former army general who led the coup against Robert Mugabe in 2017 and who some suspect could turn on the current president...


Gutting the opposition

On 3 March America renewed financial and travel sanctions against Mnangagwa and over 100 other Zanu-PF officials which have been in place since 2002 during the era of Robert Mugabe (AC Vol 54 No 22 The sanctions card is worn out)...


Mnangagwa digs in

These tactics as well as some co-optation of activists have put him in as a strong position as he has been in since the ousting of President Robert Mugabe in November 2017...


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