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Zimbabwe

Phelekezela Mphoko

Date of Birth: 11 June 1940


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Mugabe drops the crocodile

Phelekezela Mphoko, the second of two Vice-Presidents, is a lightweight with little backing in the party...


Morgan goes it alone

The most prominent members of G40 are Higher Education Minister Jonathan Moyo, Local Government and National Housing Minister Saviour Kasukuwere, Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Minister and presidential nephew Patrick Zhuwao and the other Vice-President, Phelekezela Mphoko...


Grace plots for power

The Generation 40 (G-40) group, linked to Local Government Minister Saviour Kasukuwere, plans to propose that a woman be included in the party presidium, which currently comprises Robert Mugabe and his two vice-presidents, Mnangagwa and Phelekezela Mphoko (AC Vol 56 No 17, The 'Grace plot' thickens)...


Opposition watches and waits

Factionalism is going to become even more dominant unless Grace Mugabe's undermining of the two Vice-Presidents, Emmerson Mnangagwa and Phelekezela Mphoko, is reined in...


The 'Grace plot' thickens

Both he and his co-Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko, who emerged from obscurity to take over the party and state positions reserved for former Patriotic Front-Zimbabwe African People's Union cadres, were instructed to support Grace's bid for power, probably around the time of the celebrations for President Mugabe's 91st birthday in February (AC Vol 56 No 1, The year of leaving dangerously & Vol 56 No 11, Bye-bye unity)...


Ruling and unruly parties

One of his first tasks will be to soothe tempers frayed by Phelekezela Mphoko, who emerged from obscurity last year to become one of the two national vice-presidents, a job Simon Khaya Moyo believes should have been his were he not thought too close to Mujuru (AC Vol 56 No 1, The year of leaving dangerously)...


Exit Mujuru, enter Mnangagwa

The countervailing force in the leadership is not, however, the other Vice-President, Phelekezela Mphoko, a 74-year-old Ndebele ex-diplomat and political nonentity with a decent liberation war pedigree...


Mogae plays the Khama card

(Zimbabwe's High Commissioner in Gaborone, Phelekezela Mphoko, made an unprovoked assault on the Botswana journalist who reported the claim...


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