Grace Mugabe confronts Mnangagwa, openly tells him to quit as VP

Sources who spoke to NewsDay said that First Lady Grace Mugabe confronted Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa during a briefing ahead of a Zanu PF youth league national assembly meeting in Harare on Saturday and openly told him to quit over allegations of promoting factionalism and plotting President Robert Mugabe’s ouster.

A source said:

During the briefing, Grace drew parallels between Mnangagwa and Mujuru, accusing the VP of plotting against the President. She accused Mnangagwa of holding a grudge against (Higher Education minister) Jonathan Moyo, arguing he has sought to have him arrested each time he is acting president. The First Lady actually demanded that Mnangagwa should have been expelled instead of youths and war veterans’ leaders.

According to the sources, Mnangagwa did not respond to Grace Mugabe and said he would rather reserve his comments out of respect for her.

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Grace MugabeEmmerson MnangagwaJonathan Moyo

Grace Ntombizodwa Mugabe (nee Marufu) is a Zimbabwean politician, business person and was the wife of late Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe. She is also a former member of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (Zanu-PF) political party. She was the Secretary of the Zanu-PF Women's... Read More About Grace Mugabe

Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa a politician and the First Secretary of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front. On the 3rd of August 2018 ZEC Chairperson Priscilla Chigumba announced that Mnangagwa had won the popular vote by 50.8% ,hence he was duly elected to be the president... Read More About Emmerson Mnangagwa

Jonathan Moyo is a Zimbabwean politician and former member of the ZANU-PF party where he was a member of the party's Politiburo. He is also the former minister of Higher and Tertiary Education. Moyo was expelled from Parliament as the (Tsholotsho North) Legislator in November... Read More About Jonathan Moyo

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