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Mugabe swears in six newly-appointed Zimbabwean ministers

HARARE, October 11 ‑ Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Tuesday, swore in six ministers at State House in Harare, following his cabinet’s reshuffle. Mugabe swore in Masvingo Provincial Affairs Minister Paul Chimedza, Thokozile Mathuthu (Matabeleland North Provincial Affairs), Webster Shamu (Mashonaland West Provincial Affairs), Happyton Bonyongwe (Justice), Chiratidzo Mabuwa (Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Employment) and Edgar […]

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Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa, possible Mugabe successor, says he was poisoned

HARARE, October 6 – Zimbabwe vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa said late on Thursday he had been hospitalised in South Africa in August because he had been poisoned, escalating confrontation in the country during a fight to succeed 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe. Mnangagwa, a former intelligence chief nicknamed “the Crocodile”, is the leading candidate to succeed Mugabe, […]

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#Tajamuka spokesperson Mkhwananzi quits after donations abuse allegations

HARARE, October 3 ‑ Zimbabwean Tajamuka/Sesijikile lobby group spokesperson Promise Mkwananzi quit following allegations of donor fund embezzlement, the group confirmed on Monday. The Tajamuka/Sesijikile pressure group has been lobbying for President Robert Mugabe to be ousted. “We want to inform stockholders of the campaign and all progressive activists that Promise Mkwananzi voluntarily decided to […]