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HE Joseph Msika

Date of Birth: 06/12/1923
Place of Birth: Mazoe District, north of Harare
Died: 04/08/2009


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Tsvangirai half free

When (and if) Vice-President Joseph Msika retires, John Nkomo is favourite to take his place...


Gideon's bible

Two days before his arrest in February, Vice-President Joseph Msika officiated at the opening of a supermarket he owned, showering him with praise as an 'outstanding businessman and new farmer'...


Banking breakdowns

His arrest quickly followed a statement by Vice-President Joseph Msika (who was acting President while Mugabe travelled to Malaysia ­ in search of a retirement home, say optimistic oppositionists) promising the government would deal with wayward politicians abusing their influence and powers...


No chance, Mr President

Mugabe asked former Secretary to the Government Charles Utete to investigate the findings of an earlier land audit by the Minister of State in Deputy President Joseph Msika's office, Flora Buka...


Landing in trouble

The land audit, prepared by Vice-President Joseph Msika's office on Mugabe's instructions, named some of the President's closest allies - Air Marshal Perence Shiri, Information Minister Jonathan Moyo and Defence Minister Sydney Sekeramayi - as breaking the 'one man, one farm' principle upon which land reform had been based...


This land is our land

As calls for redress mounted, Mugabe commissioned a national audit of land reform through the office of Vice-President Joseph Msika...


Still the boss

Simon Muzenda and Joseph Msika held on as Vice-Presidents, with John Nkomo as National Chairman...


Morgan versus Mugabe

At present, the Politbureau is dominated by Mugabe's lieutenants from the liberation struggle of the 1970s: Robert Mugabe (President and First Secretary), Simon Muzenda (Second Secretary and Vice- President), Joseph Msika (Second Secretary and Vice-President), John Nkomo (Chairman), Didymus Mutasa (Administration), Emmerson Mnangagwa (Finance), Moven Mahachi (Commissariat and Culture), Stephen Nkomo (External Affairs), Sydney Sekeramayi (Security), Nathan Shamuyarira (Information and Publicity), Welshman Mabhena (Transport and Welfare), Tenjiwe Lesabe (Women's Affairs), Josiah Tungamirai (Youth), Naison Ndlovu (Economic Affairs), Eddison Zvobgo (Legal), Joyce Mujuru (Education), Oppah Rushesha Muchinguri (Health), Vacant (Production and Labour)...


Multi-party Mugabe

Intriguingly, Mnangagwa would be in line (alongside the two Vice-Presidents, the elderly Simon Muzenda and Joseph Msika) to succeed Mugabe, if the leader quit before the next elections...


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