Zim VP's hotel stay 'beyond your level', Mnangagwa tells MPs

2015-10-16 12:42

Zimbabwean Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko’s continued stay in a costly five-star hotel with his family is an issue that should not be discussed in parliament, his colleague Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly said.

Zim VP runs up $120 000 hotel bill while waiting for 'proper' house

2015-09-28 14:36

Zimbabwean Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko reportedly spent at least $120 000 in the more than 280 days that he has so far stayed in a five-star hotel, as he seeks to find suitable accommodation since his appointment last year.

Grace Mugabe says VPs consult her, hints at 'takeover'

2015-07-03 14:22

Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe could be pushing for power when her husband dies or retires, after she made claims that she works closely with President Robert Mugabe’s two deputies.

Zim VP's wife robbed in Johannesburg – report

2015-06-23 16:18

The wife of one of Zimbabwe’s vice presidents Phelekezela Mphoko was reportedly robbed and assaulted in Johannesburg last weekend.

Former allies sue Mugabe, Zanu-PF for breaching rules

2015-03-04 15:02

Two former allies of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe whom he fired last year are suing the 91-year-old leader and his Zanu-PF party for unfair dismissal and for breaching the party’s constitution.

Mugabe a fountain of wisdom - newly appointed VP

2015-01-02 13:05

Newly appointed Zimbabwean Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko has reportedly praised President Robert Mugabe, describing him as a “fountain of wisdom”.

Zim's new VP Mnangagwa takes oath

2014-12-12 13:28

Zimbabwe Justice Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa has taken the oath of office as the country’s new first vice president, before President Robert Mugabe in a ceremony at State House in Harare.

Mugabe names Mnangagwa as deputy president

2014-12-10 16:44

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has appointed justice minister Emmerson Mnangagwa as his new deputy.


Zanu-PF fissures have reached 'dangerous' levels – ex-minister

2015-09-29 15:07

Zimbabwe’s former minister of finance, Tendai Biti, has reportedly warned that the southern African country could be headed for chaos if the ruling Zanu-PF party does not resolve its factional and succession battles.

Zimbabwe won't starve, VP Mphoko insists

2015-08-28 17:02

Zimbabwean Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko says the country won’t starve, despite reports this week that at least 1.5 million people are at risk of going hungry after a fall in the maize production.

'Tyrant' Mugabe ideal candidate for ICC prosecution – ex-minister

2015-06-24 16:27

President Robert Mugabe and his cabal are ideal candidates for international criminal prosecution and that is why he is pushing AU states to pull out of the ICC, a former Zimbabwean minister says.

Don't border-jump into SA, you'll die - Zim VP

2015-03-14 16:01

School pupils should not try to jump the border into SA they might go back "in a coffin carrying flowers on your chest", Zimbabwe Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko has reportedly said.

Zim Gukurahundi killings 'a Western conspiracy'

2015-02-16 08:43

Zimbabwe’s Gukurahundi massacres which saw up to 20 000 villagers and opponents of President Robert Mugabe killed in mid-1980s, was a conspiracy of the UK, US and apartheid-era, a report says.

Africa's biggest news stories in 2014

2014-12-30 11:42

In 2014 Africa saw the Ebola outbreak, a number of presidential elections, and Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe sacked his vice president. See our review of the continent's biggest news events.

Mugabe to swear in new cabinet

2014-12-12 10:53

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is set to swear in members of a new cabinet, replacing ministers sacked earlier in the week for their allegiance to former vice president Joice Mujuru.

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