The purge of perceived Emmerson Mnangagwa supporters has begun with Manicaland calling for the expulsion of 39 members including former Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa, former Information Minister Christopher Mushohwe and Environment Minister Oppah Muchinguri.
Early in November 2014, as tensions rose in ZANU-PF, Emmerson Mnangagwa spoke with a small group of his supporters in his home town, Kwekwe.
On Sunday Emmerson Mnangagwa, or whoever is tweeting in his name, laughed off a claim by First Lady Grace Mugabe that he planted people in the crowd in Bulawayo to boo her, something that upset her husband President Robert Mugabe to tell a rally in Bulawayo that if he made a mistake of appointing Mnangagwa as one of his deputies he would remove him the following day.
Zimbabwe’s First Lady Grace Mugabe told church leaders and their members yesterday that she is an achiever.
Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe fired Emmerson Mnangagwa as Vice President today for showing “traits of disloyalty”, but the announcement was made by Information Minister Simon Khaya Moyo and not by Mugabe himself. The move abruptly removed a favourite to succeed the 93-year-old leader.