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Emerson Mnangagwa fires Mugabe-linked spies

Emerson Mnangagwa fires Mugabe-linked spies

President Emerson Mnangagwa’s administration has sacked senior intelligence officers linked to the old dispensation of former President Robert Mugabe as the new administration seeks to align the organisation into the current thinking. No official reason was given for the firing of the top Central Intelligence Office directors, but close sources told the Business Times that […]

Zimbabwe’s contested election muddles its pitch for foreign investment

Zimbabwe’s contested election muddles its pitch for foreign investment

Zimbabwe’s presidential elections in July were supposed to be a chance for the southern African nation to show the world that it’s moved beyond the authoritarianism and economic isolationism that marked former President Robert Mugabe’s rule. That hope faded when six people were killed in post-election protests. Officially, ruling-party candidate Emmerson Mnangagwa won a razor-thin […]

How Zimbabwe’s First Election After Mugabe Went Wrong

How Zimbabwe’s First Election After Mugabe Went Wrong

Zimbabwe’s July 30 elections were meant to be a new beginning for a nation driven to its knees during two decades of misrule by the autocratic Robert Mugabe. President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who took office in November after the military briefly seized power and the ruling party forced Mugabe to quit, had promised a credible vote […]

Mnangagwa orders army guarding Mugabe mansion to leave Blue Roof

Mnangagwa orders army guarding Mugabe mansion to leave Blue Roof

HARARE: The Emmerson Mnangagwa led Zimbabwean Government has just pulled out soldiers guarding former President Robert Mugabe’s Blue Roof house in Harare after the later asked voters choose MDC Alliance in today’s elections. The soldiers have been guarding Mugabe’s premises since November last year when he resigned. Commenting on the knee jerk reaction from Mnangagwa, […]

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe says he will not vote for successor Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe says he will not vote for successor Mnangagwa

On the eve of Zimbabwe’s first election since he was forced out of power, former President Robert Mugabe said he will not vote for his successor, Emmerson Mnangagwa of the ZANU-PF. “I cannot vote for those who have tormented me. I can’t,” the 94-year-old said on Sunday in his first live appearance since being pushed […]

‘I stood by him for more than 38 years but Mugabe lacked vision’ says Mnangagwa

‘I stood by him for more than 38 years but Mugabe lacked vision’ says Mnangagwa

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday backstabbed his predecessor Robert Mugabe accusing him of blocking and delaying multi-million-dollar investment projects that could have jumpstarted the economy over the past decades. Speaking at the official opening of the $4,3 million Karo Resources platinum mining project in Mhondoro-Ngezi, Mnangagwa claimed the project could have started a decade ago but […]

Nelson Chamisa most trusted Zimbabwe political leader with 48 percent approval rating

Nelson Chamisa most trusted Zimbabwe political leader with 48 percent approval rating

33 percent of the respondents said they still trusted Mugabe, a man without a political party HE may be retired from politics, but former President Robert Mugabe would still give the current crop of political leaders a run for their money, according to a new poll. Mugabe, 94, was ousted in a military coup last […]

Despite being Mugabe-less‚ Zanu-PF is still the party to beat in Zim elections

Despite being Mugabe-less‚ Zanu-PF is still the party to beat in Zim elections

Zanu-PF goes into the upcoming general election in Zimbabwe as the party to beat – but a lot has happened since former president Robert Mugabe was forced to step down in a military-assisted transition. A lot has also happened in opposition circles‚ with the death of Morgan Tsvangirai leading to a split in the Movement […]

Opposition Divided as Zimbabwe Prepares for Post-Mugabe Elections

Opposition Divided as Zimbabwe Prepares for Post-Mugabe Elections

On July 30th, Zimbabwe holds its first general elections since the resignation of longtime ruler Robert Mugabe. The polls give opposition parties their first real chance of taking power since Zimbabwe won independence. The main opposition MDC is divided into factions, and analysts say this hurts the party’s chance of claiming the presidency. The elections […]

Mugabe system still in place with Mnangagwa at the helm

Mugabe system still in place with Mnangagwa at the helm

MDC Alliance official Descent Bajila has said the systems of former President Robert Mugabe are still intact with President Emmerson Mnanggwa at the helm. He said those who are haunted by the terror of their past, always think that anyone who disagrees with them does so because they want to bring back the past. He […]

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