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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: ‘This is Not Military Takeover of Government’: Major General S.B. Moyo Said

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: ‘This is Not Military Takeover of Government’: Major General S.B. Moyo Said

“Zimbabwe has not had a coup. There has been a decision to intervene because our constitution had been undermined, in the interim Comrade E Mnagngawa will be president of ZANU PF as per the constitution of our revolutionary organization,” it said in one tweet, referring to Emmerson Mnangagwa, who Mugabe sacked as his vice president earlier in the week.

“Last night the first family was detained and are safe, both for the constitution and the sanity of the nation this was necessary. Neither Zimbabwe nor ZANU are owned by Mugabe and his wife,” it said in another.

“To both our people and the world beyond our borders, we wish to make it abundantly clear that this is not a military takeover of government,” said Major General S.B. Moyo.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: President Robert Mugabe Readies for Grace Takeover

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: President Robert Mugabe Readies for Grace Takeover

Robert Mugabe might be hatching a plan to step-down as national president and remaining party leader. That way he would become president emeritus allowing him to secure his family interests,” Rusero said.

Grace Mugabe, in the past few weeks, has turned on the heat on Mnangagwa demanding that he be fired for leading a faction in the party.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Mugabe Warns Trump, ‘No Nation Should Be Allowed to Bully Others’

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Mugabe Warns Trump, ‘No Nation Should Be Allowed to Bully Others’

“Some of us were,” Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe said, pausing for emphasis, “embarrassed, if not frightened, by what appeared to be the return of the biblical Giant Gold Goliath”.

“Are we having a return of Goliath to our midst, who threatens the extinction of other countries?” he asked, triggering applause in the hall as two junior US diplomats listened expressionless. And may I say to the United States president, Mr Trump, please blow your trumpet – blow your trumpet in a musical way towards the values of unity, peace, co-operation, togetherness, dialogue, which we have always stood for and which are well-writ in our very sacred document, the Charter of the United Nations.”

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: ‘Name Your Successor’: Grace Mugabe to Robert Mugabe

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: ‘Name Your Successor’: Grace Mugabe to Robert Mugabe

Mugabe is ZANU-PF’s presidential candidate for 2018 election, his last under the constitution. He will be 99 years if he wins and completes five-year term.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: MDC Slams Mugabe Government Choosing Chinese Firm for Voter Registration

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: MDC Slams Mugabe Government Choosing Chinese Firm for Voter Registration

Zimbabwe is due to hold presidential and parliamentary elections next year. Mugabe will be 94 if he stands for re-election, as he has indicated he is likely to.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Agrippa Mutambara Says Repression Under White in Rhodesia Better Than Under Mugabe

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Agrippa Mutambara Says Repression Under White in Rhodesia Better Than Under Mugabe

Agrippa Mutambara Retired Brigadier General: “The level of oppression we fought against during white minority rule was better than what we are currently experiencing.”

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Emmerson Mnangagwa Close to Succeeding Mugabe

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Emmerson Mnangagwa Close to Succeeding Mugabe

“Inevitably, this self-serving proselytising leads to destination (Emmerson) Mnangagwa,” Biti said in his contribution.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Zanu PF Organisers Are Idiots: Mugabe’s Nephew Patrick Zhuwao Says

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Zanu PF Organisers Are Idiots: Mugabe’s Nephew Patrick Zhuwao Says

Zhuwao is accused of supporting one of Zanu PF factions, G40 locked in a fight with a rival faction reportedly pushing for Mnangagwa to succeed Mugabe.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Tsvangirai, Mujuru to Challenge Mugabe

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Tsvangirai, Mujuru to Challenge Mugabe

Morgan Tsvangirai and Joice Mujuru would seek to form coalition government to bring political change. President Robert Mugabe has run Zimbabwe since 1980.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Grace Mugabe Castigates Zanu-PF Power-Hungry Bigwigs

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Grace Mugabe Castigates Zanu-PF Power-Hungry Bigwigs

“Some are saying President Mugabe is old and should retire. No! At least myself, I can say that because I did not start with him in 1980,” said Grace Mugabe.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Zanu-PF to Zimbabweans: Donate 150 Cattles For Mugabe’s 93rd Birthday Party

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Zanu-PF to Zimbabweans: Donate 150 Cattles For Mugabe’s 93rd Birthday Party

Zimbabweans have reportedly been urged to donate at least 150 cattle towards President Robert Mugabe’s upcoming birthday celebrations later this month.
Mugabe turns 93 on February 21.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: EFF Reaffirms Mugabe Not Good for Radical African Political Program

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: EFF Reaffirms Mugabe Not Good for Radical African Political Program

EFF reaffirms Mugabe is the bastion of the reactionary phenomenon of “lead to the death” that has crippled the image and praxis of post-colonial Africa.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: ‘We Can’t Go Back to 2008’: Tsvangirai Says

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: ‘We Can’t Go Back to 2008’: Tsvangirai Says

Morgan Tsvangirai: “Power transfer is an issue that we need to deal with and it will be up to the people of Zimbabwe to decide their future.”

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: 2018 Election: ZANU-PF Endorses Mugabe

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: 2018 Election: ZANU-PF Endorses Mugabe

Supporters of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe chanting “tongai, tongai baba” (rule, rule father) endorsed the 92-year-old leader for a 2018 election run.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: MDC-T Rejects Reuniting With Tendai Biti, Mulls Alliance With ZPF

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: MDC-T Rejects Reuniting With Tendai Biti, Mulls Alliance With ZPF

Biti left the MDC-T following fallout with the former trade unionist in March 2014 and has since formed his own party, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

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ZIMBABWE: Moyo And Mnangagwa Trade Barbs

ZIMBABWE: Moyo And Mnangagwa Trade Barbs

Moyo, a senior ZANU-PF official, said in a public statement that Mnangagwa was illegally using the anti-graft commission to further his political career.

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ZIMBABWE: Mugabe Skirts Retirement Talk At Cephas Msipa Burial

ZIMBABWE: Mugabe Skirts Retirement Talk At Cephas Msipa Burial

Mugabe, 92 and one of Africa’s longest serving leaders, is eligible to seek re-election at end of his current 5-year term in 2018, but looked frail.

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ZIMBABWE: Moyo Abuses ZIMDEF, Grace Mugabe Beneficiary

ZIMBABWE: Moyo Abuses ZIMDEF, Grace Mugabe Beneficiary

First Lady Grace Mugabe, war veterans and Zanu PF youths were some of the beneficiaries of funds drawn from the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef).

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ZIMBABWE: Botswana President Ian Khama To Mugabe: Time To Go

ZIMBABWE: Botswana President Ian Khama To Mugabe: Time To Go

“He’s not really able to provide the leadership that could get it out of its predicament,” Botswana President Ian Khama said.

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ZIMBABWE: 23 Opposition Party Members Defect To Zanu-PF

ZIMBABWE: 23 Opposition Party Members Defect To Zanu-PF

Cde Abedinico Ncube says: “As Zanu-PF we know that there are a lot of people who are lost and if they come back we will receive them with open hands.”

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