Mnangagwa ‘Likely to Take Over As President Unless Military Stops Him’

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe’s exiled deputy president Emmerson Mnangagwa is likely to take over as the country’s interim president after the resignation of president Robert Mugabe on Tuesday, says a senior researcher at the Institute for Security Studies.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe's exiled deputy president Emmerson Mnangagwa is likely to take over as the country's interim president after the resignation of president Robert Mugabe on Tuesday, says a senior researcher at the Institute for Security Studies.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Governments Are Closing Down Space for Civil Society – Jay Naidoo

[allAfrica] Currently a political and social activist, Jay Naidoo was a pioneering trade unionist who fought apartheid in South Africa and went on after liberation to serve as a minister in Nelson Mandela’s cabinet. He is also a member of the board of …

[allAfrica] Currently a political and social activist, Jay Naidoo was a pioneering trade unionist who fought apartheid in South Africa and went on after liberation to serve as a minister in Nelson Mandela's cabinet. He is also a member of the board of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, which this week published the latest edition of the Ibrahim Index of African Governance. He discussed this year's findings in an interview with AllAfrica's John Allen.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mugabe Resigns

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has finally given up his weakened grip on power by resigning from office after 37 years of Independence. Mugabe has been for over a week been hanging on to power after the army stepped in to … Continued

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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has finally given up his weakened grip on power by resigning from office after 37 years of Independence. Mugabe has been for over a week been hanging on to power after the army stepped in to stop his scheme aimed at installing his wife as his successor. Speaker of the National Assembly Jacob Mudenda made the announcement whilst the house was deliberating on impeachment motion. Mugabe has been in office since the country’s Independence in 1980. Harare and the rest of the country has erupted into scenes of jubilation. Mugabe has never known peace since firing his Vice President Emerson Mnangagwa. The post Mugabe Resigns appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Grace Mugabe’s ‘Gang of Four’

[Zimbabwe Independent] Harare -FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe’s political career bears a striking resemblance to that of the “Gang of Four” which consisted of China’s former chairman Mao Tse Tung’s fourth wife, Jiang Qing and her allies, known as the “Gang of…

[Zimbabwe Independent] Harare -FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe's political career bears a striking resemblance to that of the "Gang of Four" which consisted of China's former chairman Mao Tse Tung's fourth wife, Jiang Qing and her allies, known as the "Gang of Four".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

How Mugabe Failed to Implement Succession Plan

[Zimbabwe Independent] Harare -THE military takeover of President Robert Mugabe’s government by the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) in the early hours of Wednesday morning is the culmination of prolonged intense factional battles triggered by the veteran…

[Zimbabwe Independent] Harare -THE military takeover of President Robert Mugabe’s government by the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) in the early hours of Wednesday morning is the culmination of prolonged intense factional battles triggered by the veteran nonagenarian leader’s failure to put in place a proper succession plan.

Alleged Drug Dealers Remanded in Custody

[SAPS] Three accused, Bhekithemba Mkhize (36), Thembani Maphumulo (39) and Thembile Radebe (45) appeared briefly at in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate’s Court on Monday, 20 November 2017 facing charges of drug trafficking and possession of drugs.

[SAPS] Three accused, Bhekithemba Mkhize (36), Thembani Maphumulo (39) and Thembile Radebe (45) appeared briefly at in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate's Court on Monday, 20 November 2017 facing charges of drug trafficking and possession of drugs.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Rise and Fall of Grace Mugabe

[Zimbabwe Independent] Harare -WHEN President Robert Mugabe exchanged nuptials with Grace Marufu amid pomp and fanfare in August 1996, few would have guessed that she would after two decades make such a dramatic impact on the country’s political landsc…

[Zimbabwe Independent] Harare -WHEN President Robert Mugabe exchanged nuptials with Grace Marufu amid pomp and fanfare in August 1996, few would have guessed that she would after two decades make such a dramatic impact on the country's political landscape.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe