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ZimPF leader Joice Mujuru

Mujuru snubs ‘Mnangagwa war vets’

Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF) leader, Joice Mujuru, has turned down a proposed meeting between herself and the top leadership of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA), saying she had no business dealing with ex-combatants aligned to her rival, Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa.

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President Robert Mugabe

Mugabe shuts door on Mnangagwa

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has effectively ruled out his two deputies, Emmerson Mnangagwa and Phelekezela Mphoko, from the succession race, declaring in excerpts of a yet-to-be-aired interview to mark his 93rd birthday, that he would rather cling onto power for now until an “acceptable successor” has been identified.

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Rugare Gumbo (left) and Didymus  Mutasa at a Press conference at  ZimPF headquarters in Highlands after being expelled from the party

War vets back Gumbo, Mutasa

EMBATTLED Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF) leader, Joice Mujuru, yesterday suffered yet another setback in her fight to control the opposition party after war veterans rallied behind “expelled” founding members, Rugare Gumbo and Didymus Mutasa (pictured), and appeared to endorse them as the bona fide leaders.

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Bhasikiti gets boost to contest Mwenezi seat

FORMER Masvingo Provincial Affairs minister Kudakwashe Bhasikiti’s bid to contest the upcoming Mwenezi East parliamentary by-election on a Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF) ticket got a boost yesterday after the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) said it would not interfere in the internal squabbles currently rocking the Joice Mujuru-led party.

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