Ousted Zimbabwe Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa today piled pressure on President Robert Mugabe to resign, saying Zimbabweans no longer had faith in his leadership as the ruling ZANU-PF MPs prepared to begin impeachment processes against their 93-year old leader.
President Robert Mugabe’s endgame in Zimbabwe holds various lessons for his South African counterpart, Jacob Zuma, as the latter too, considers his prospects towards the end of his presidency.
Last week, Zimbabwe’s generals took President Robert Mugabe into custody in an effective coup (though they insist on not calling it that).
The ZSE industrial index plunged 10.48 percent today to close at 387.38 points, resuming the sharp downward trend which started on Wednesday last week emanating from the ongoing political upheaval.
The Zimbabwe Defence Forces says President Robert Mugabe and former Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa have started talking and Mnangagwa will be coming back to the country shortly.
Zimbabwe’s cabinet will meet at State House at 9am tomorrow, Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Misheck Sibanda said.