Zimbabwe politics: Mugabe sacks 'disloyal' Mnangagwa

Mnangagwa
Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe's Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been removed from his post, the country's government has announced.

Mr Mnangagwa, 75, had displayed "traits of disloyalty", Information Minister Simon Khaya Moyo said.

His removal makes it more likely that President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace will follow in her husband's footsteps as leader of Zimbabwe.

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