Robert Mugabe sacks Zimbabwe Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa
Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has fired Emmerson Mnangagwa as vice president, Information Minister Simon Khaya Moyo has said on Monday, removing one of the favourites to succeed the 93-year-old leader.
Mnangagwa, a 75-year-old former intelligence chief, has been heavily-criticised by supporters of Mugabe’s wife, Grace, who has also been touted as a potential successor to her husband.
Moyo said Mnangagwa had exhibited traits of disloyalty, disrespect and deceitfulness. Update to follow