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Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa (Ngwena 'crocodile')

Date of Birth: C. 15/09/1946
Place of Birth: Zvishavane


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Glitches in the growth

Despite South Africa's good offices it will offer little financial support to Harare but it will encourage regional institutions such as the AfDB and the Cairo-based Afreximbank to step up backing for President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government...

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Turbulent beginnings

When Emmerson Mnangagwa won the 2018 election he established his legitimacy as the president of Zimbabwe rather than the figurehead for a military coup and as the leader of the Zimbabwe African National Union–Patriotic Front by being adopted as the party's candidate for the 2023 presidential election at the ZANU-PF conference in December (AC Vol 59 No 25 Mnangagwa's resolution)...


Mnangagwa wants his pipeline

Angry at Dutch-based commodities trader Trafigura's control of the country's only oil products pipeline from the Mozambican port of Beira President Emmerson Mnangagwa has told local oil mogul Kudakwashe Tagwirei he is determined to break the monopoly...


Mnangagwa's resolution

Had that motion passed with its transparent object of excluding the 40-year-old Movement for Democratic Change leader Nelson Chamisa from the next election it would have been open season on President Emmerson Mnangagwa in the international and regional press...


Finding for the government

When President Emmerson Mnangagwa appointed a commission of inquiry to investigate the 1 August 2018 post-election violence it looked like a further bid by the government for legitimacy (AC Vol 59 No 17 The judges join in)...


Trafigura in a tug-of-war

A split at the top of the ruling party between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his two vice-presidents – Constantino Chiwenga and Kembo Mohadi – is manifesting itself in a vicious fight for control of the country's oil sector...

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The house of hunger revisited

Both lost personal authority in the process: Emmerson Mnangagwa because his party did so much better in the parliamentary elections than he did in the presidential vote; and Nelson Chamisa because opposition supporters blame poor tactics almost as much as state rigging for his party losing the election...


Open for negotiations

After his inauguration on 26 August President Emmerson Mnangagwa made it clear there would be no power-sharing and few outsiders in his cabinet...


The judges join in

In what President Emmerson Mnangagwa must reckon is the final piece of theatre after the disputed elections the Constitutional Court's judgement on the opposition's petition was beamed live by state television on 24 August...

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The great observer gamble

Observers pointed out the closeness of the declared result: ZANU-PF's Emmerson Mnangagwa avoided a difficult second round by just over 30 000 votes winning 50...

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