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Mphoko under house arrest?

by Staff reporter
17 Nov 2017 at 07:39hrs | Views
Conflicting reports have emerged as to Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko's whereabouts with some claiming he is under house arrest in Chinhoyi and others saying he has tried to flee the country.

The latter reports say he flew to Japan after attending Tuesday's cabinet meeting.

Mphoko, the president's nephew Patrick Zhuwao (public service minister) and foreign affairs minister Walter Mzembi are other members of the G40 faction strongly opposing the sacking of former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa - which ignited the crisis.

The president's wife Grace Mugabe has disappeared with no confirmed reports of where she currently is.

Her G40 faction comprises prominent Zimbabweans including higher education minister Jonathan Moyo and his local government counterpart Saviour Kasukuwere.

Mzembi is also outside the country, while Zhuwao is reportedly holed up somewhere outside Zimbabwe.

Source - online