Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has replaced two ministers, two days after announcing his cabinet. Critics said the original line-up showed Mr Mnangagwa had no plans to bring real change to the country despite hailing a “new democracy”. The education and labour ministers have now been replaced, ostensibly to comply[…]
Emmerson Mnangagwa has been sworn in as only the second president of Zimbabwe since the country gained independence in 1980, taking the oath of office in front of 70,000 people in Harare’s main sports stadium. Mnangagwa raised a loud cheer when he pledged that “free and fair elections” would be[…]
“Following my verbal communication with the speaker of the National Assembly, Jacob Mudenda at 13h53, 21 November 2017, intimating my intention to resign as the president of Zimbabwe I, Robert Gabriel Mugabe, in terms of 96 (1) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe, hereby, formally tender my resignation as the President[…]
Zimbabwe’s new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa told a cheering crowd in Harare on Wednesday that the country was entering a new stage of democracy following Robert Mugabe’s removal as president after nearly four decades in power. Mnangagwa returned to the country earlier in the day, having fled for his safety when[…]
President Jacob Zuma, in his capacity as SADC chairperson, has called an urgent meeting to discuss the unfolding political and security situation in Zimbabwe. The meeting follows hot on the heels of what is being described as a coup in Zimbabwe after the Zimbabwean Defence Force put Zimbabwean President Robert[…]
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