Tag: Emmerson Mnangagwa


Chamisa bids to stop E.D’s power grab

Battle lines drawn as MDC Alliance plots to challenge Mnangagwa’s constitutional amendments in court The Nelson Chamisa-led opposition MDC Alliance has resolved to challenge the passage of Constitution Amendment No 1 Bill in court saying the manner in which it was passed by Parliament was unconstitutional and ultra vires the 2013 Constitution. […]


EU seeks dialogue with Mnangagwa

THE European Union (EU) says it is currently engaging opposition parties and other stakeholders as it gears up for formal dialogue with President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration. Zimbabwe and the bloc last formally engaged in 2019 at ministerial level as the two parties sought to normalise relations after more than a […]


Despite paying U.S spin doctors, E.D’s efforts to end western isolation flop

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s dream to end Zimbabwe’s over two-decade-long international isolation suffered yet another blow after the United States gave a damning assessment of his government’s human rights record, political analysts say. Mnangagwa, who took over from the late Robert Mugabe following a military coup in 2007 amid promises of […]


When cabinet has become redundant amid a growing securocratic culture

By Ibbo Mandaza At least two references in the media last week – “Mnangagwa’s cabinet hiatus highlights Zimleadership crisis” (The NewsHawks, 5 February, 2021); and presidential spokesman GeorgeCharamba’s assertion that President Emmerson Mnangagwa was back at work to a “very hecticstart that includes taking far-reaching decisions”. The “far-reaching decisions” by […]