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Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa (Ngwena 'crocodile')

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


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Roll with the punches

President Emmerson Mnangagwa's 18 January pledge to deliver 'free credible fair and indisputable elections' within five months faces several challenges...


Old ZANU-PF in new bottles

As the first new leader that Zimbabwe has had in 37 years President Emmerson Mnangagwa begins the year riding a wave of goodwill having removed the apparently eternally-entrenched Robert Mugabe from power cleared the streets of the despised police roadblocks and ushered in what looks like a new political dispensation...

Mnangagwa purges the party While the world concentrates on Zimbabwe's 'new' government staffed by President Emmerson Mnangagwa's allies and senior military figures scant attention will be paid to the losers in the fight for the leadership of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front...

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A martial mind-set

New President Emmerson Mnangagwa has to placate his restive allies in the military and ruling party while presenting a semblance of reform to woo the investors and diplomats needed to reboot the economy and legitimise his rule...

Cabinets and commanders Although Emmerson Mnangagwa had promised to hit the ground running it took him a week to choose his cabinet after the presidential inauguration on 24 November...


Hopes and fears for the new old guard

Zimbabwe has a new President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa because his own allies in the Zimbabwe Defence Forces neutralised the presidential guard and put Mugabe under house arrest in the early hours of 15 November...

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Destruction in his wake

It was new President Emmerson Mnangagwa's promise of 'jobs jobs and jobs' that raised the loudest cheers on 22 November at the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front's (ZANU-PF) headquarters on his return to Harare after a brief exile...

At the same time President Emmerson Mnangagwa has promised compensation to those pursuing claims that their farms were unfairly seized during resettlement...


Honeypot on wings

President Nyusi flew to President Emmerson Mnangagwa's inauguration in his new jet we hear...


The crocodile snaps back

The lead authors of the military action – sacked Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa and General Constantino Chiwenga – had prepared the ground for the operation and troops encountered little resistance at the barracks of the Presidential Guard and its commander Brigadier-General Anselem Sanyatwe...

At a rally in Bulawayo President Robert Mugabe apparently unaware of the purpose of Chiwenga's mission rebukes Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa for stirring division in the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF)...

Grace Mugabe calls Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa a 'coup plotter' and a 'coward'...

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Mugabe drops the crocodile

By throwing out Emmerson Mnangagwa from the Vice Presidency and the ruling party President Robert Mugabe is testing his grip on the security services as the regime faces another economic meltdown over the next six months...


Donors risk funding a fix

All ZEC's decisions must be approved by the Ministry of Justice headed by Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa who is generally considered the most powerful politician after President Robert Mugabe (AC Vol 58 No 13 Mugabe the juggler)...


Mugabe the juggler

Such is the turmoil in the highest ranks of ZANU-PF that one of the rumoured outcomes is the political demise of Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa 75 currently seen as the likeliest next President of the Republic...

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