Mugabe Acolyte Forms New Zimbabwe Political Party to Challenge Mnangagwa

A retired Zimbabwean general and acolyte of ex-president Robert Mugabe has formed a political party to challenge President Emmerson Mnangagwa at the polls later this year, the new grouping said Monday. Mugabe, 94, was forced to step down last November following a de facto military coup. Sources close to the former leader say he is bitter over his departure after 37 years in office and has given his support to the New Patriotic Front (NFP) party. Ambrose Mutinhiri, a veteran of Zimbabwe's 1970s independence war, quit the ruling ZANU-PF party...


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Published By: VOA Africa - Monday, 5 March

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