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Tsvangirai to get top job in post-Mugabe govt

by Staff Reporter
11 Nov 2014 at 15:22hrs | Views

THERE are unconfirmed reports that combative justice minister, Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa who is almost certain would be Zimbabwe's next president is contemplating engaging the service of former prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai as well as ex-finance minister Simba Makoni in his cabinet should his ploy to succeed Africa's old ruler succeeds.

According to The Telescope News Mnangagwa who is already now allegedly preparing his inauguration speech, as the second Republic President of Zimbabwe, as the coast has been cleared, for him to replace President Robert Mugabe is preparing a cabinet, which might include opposition leaders Tsvangirai and f Makoni, into his government.

This publication reported early this year, that top army chiefs had struck a deal with Mnangagwa, to enable him to ascend to State House, and that calculated plan is now in motion, intelligence sources have revealed.

Mnangagwa appears to have scored early, against his number one nemesis, Vice President, Joice Mujuru in the race to succeed Mugabe.

There are unconfirmed reports that Mujuru had tendered her resignation as VP to Mugabe yesterday morning, but Mugabe is said to have declined. Furthermore, the State media has now gone for the kill, in soiling Mujuru as a very corrupt leader, who is unfit to lead the country, following a chicken scandal story published yesterday nailing her as having directed secretary of agriculture, Ringson Chitsiko, to issue her family business with a permit to import chickens from Brazil against a government embargo.

We also have been briefed that some "influential security elements" are mounting pressure to force Mugabe to call off Zanu PF's elective congress, slated for the first week of December, and inaugurate Mnangagwa to finish his current term of office, which runs until 2018.

"Political developments in the country are changing at rocket speed, and we must not be shocked if Mugabe steps down any day from now," one of them said. "There is now increased pressure for Mugabe to call it a day, because the military just want this succession issue urgently resolved, to avoid a coup or civil unrest.

On the other hand Mnangagwa is ready to take over, with a well known government press official having tasked to skillfully word his inauguration speech."

Source - Online
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