Democracy in Africa

Nelson Chamisa

The Erosion of Authentic Opposition Politics in Zimbabwe

In the wake of the recent presidential election and President Mnangagwa’s inauguration in Zimbabwe, a troubling reality looms large on the nation’s political horizon – the fading of genuine opposition politics. The spotlight falls on Nelson Chamisa, who has secured significant funding
September 4, 2023
Zimbabwe's president, Emmerson Mnangagwa

Mnangagwa to dump old Cabinet ministers

President Emmerson Mnangagwa is set to retire long-serving Cabinet ministers and deploy them at Zanu PF headquarters — as he comes under growing pressure to dump the deadwood that worked for decades with ousted former leader Robert Mugabe. Emmerson Mnangagwa deputy Speaks
September 4, 2018

Zimbabwe: a future finely balanced between democracy and militarisation

David B. Moore, University of Johannesburg Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa’s inauguration as Zimbabwe’s second president and commander-in-chief consummated power for the main beneficiary of the November 2017 coup that forced Robert Mugabe’s long delayed retirement. Zimbabwean scholar and activist Brian Raftopoulos’ remarks during
September 1, 2018

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