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Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa (Ngwena 'crocodile')

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


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Ncube tries a deal as dollar dives

After a week in which the Zimbabwe dollar lost over 40% of its value against its United States' counterpart and President Emmerson Mnangagwa banned banks from lending the government's economic managers are casting around for radical solutions (Dispatches 10/5/22 Mnangagwa bans banks from lending as the Zim dollar implodes)...


The Change campaign changes hands

Two conclusions emerge from the results of the by-elections for 28 parliamentary seats and 122 council seats on 26 March: that the ruling party's strategy of dividing the opposition has run aground and President Emmerson Mnangagwa's authority over the party will diminish further because its poor electoral showing...

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New bid to revive the opposition

On 24 January President Emmerson Mnangagwa's main opponent in the last general elections Nelson Chamisa launched a new political party hoping to close the chapter of rivalries and splits that marked the demise of the country's dominant opposition party for over 20 years the late Morgan Tsvangirai's Movement for Democratic Change (MDC)...


Dismissal could herald regime shake-up

When President Emmerson Mnangagwa appointed him Minister of State for Security in 2018 the news was released quietly after the announcement of the official post-election cabinet which had been padded with 'reformist' candidates like finance minister Mthuli Ncube and sports minister Kirsty Coventry intended to demonstrate goodwill to the West...


Cracks in ZANU-PF edifice

Behind these ructions are party dissidents set on removing President Emmerson Mnangagwa from leadership of the party and government ahead of the national elections in 2023...

For the UN COP26 climate summit in Glasgow President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his administration travelled to Scotland – the first time a Zimbabwean president has visited Britain for over two decades...


Reconciliation and a reckoning

The presence of Biti and Chamisa from Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change must have been particularly galling for President Emmerson Mnangagwa who studied law in Zambia and was close to Edgar Lungu...


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