Mugabe’s cohorts kick out vice-president

Mugabe’s cohorts kick out vice-president
 

A POWERFUL faction of president Robert Mugabe's party is getting ready to celebrate this weekend after pushing Zimbabwe's vice-president Joice Mujuru out of the Zanu-PF central committee.
The sly move means the 59-year-old widow of Mr ­Mugabe’s former army general is now almost certain to lose both the vice-presidency and any possibility of succeeding the longtime Zimbabwean leader at next week’s party congress.
Analysts believe Mr Mugabe felt increasingly threatened by Ms Mujuru’s popularity within Zanu-PF.
Pedzisai Ruhanya, of the Zimbabwe Democracy Institute, said: “The crime that she... read more

 
27 November 2014 in World News, Views: 28
Source: Scotsman
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