Some members of the Movement for Democratic Change are reported to be pushing for party leader Morgan Tsvangirai to step down on health grounds.
Criminal elements have opened social media accounts in the name of President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his wife Auxillia without their blessing and are using the accounts to extort money from the public, the permanent secretary for Information George Charamba said in a statement today.
Political life in Zimbabwe, since November’s military coup deposed President Robert Mugabe, has been dominated by the efforts of the ZANU-PF government to woo the major powers and international investors.
Former Zimbabwe Defence Forces chief Constantino Chiwenga who was sworn in as one of the country’s Vice-Presidents yesterday has been appointed Minister of Defence and War Veterans Affairs.
Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been cautiously welcomed with the hope that he will place Zimbabwe on a more democratic trajectory.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has ruled out price controls and says the government will instead negotiate with business to find a solution.