Zimbabwe’s Mugabe fires deputy, seven ministers

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe fires deputy, seven ministers

  Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has fired his deputy, Joice Mujuru, and seven government ministers, his cabinet secretary said on Tuesday, in the latest twist in a power struggle over the choice of his successor. The move took place days after Mugabe, 90, publicly rebuked Mujuru, who was seen just

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In Zimbwabwe, Zanu-PF Elects Mugabe and Wife to Top Posts

In Zimbwabwe, Zanu-PF Elects Mugabe and Wife to Top Posts

  Zimbabwe’s ruling party ZANU-PF has confirmed the wife of President Robert Mugabe as the head of the its women’s wing, giving her a seat at the top table of national politics. It also reappointed Mugabe as leader. The ruling party of Zimbabwe elected Grace Mugabe as the new head

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Zimbabwe VP denies plot to kill Mugabe

Zimbabwe VP denies plot to kill Mugabe

  Zimbabwe’s vice president has denied reports that she is planning to assassinate President Robert Mugabe and said she is ready to defend herself in court if necessary. Vice President Joice Mujuru made the remarks in a statement Sunday night following a report in The Sunday Mail, a state-run newspaper,

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Mugabe’s wife ‘feeling pinch’ of Zimbabwe’s economic woes

Mugabe’s wife ‘feeling pinch’ of Zimbabwe’s economic woes

  The wife of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe complained on Wednesday that the cash-strapped country’s economic woes were damaging her dairy business. “I manufacture yoghurt but no one buys it,” Grace Mugabe told supporters at a rally in the capital Harare. “You can’t even find a person who can buy

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Birth of a Mugabe dynasty in Zimbabwe?

Birth of a Mugabe dynasty in Zimbabwe?

  The birth of a dynasty is not an easy thing to predict. But many Zimbabweans now seem preoccupied by the tantalising possibility that the Mugabes are seeking to join the list – admittedly a shrinking list – of families who have managed to pass the reins of power across

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