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Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa.
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa.
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The latest volley of insults and misinformation fired by officials of Zimbabwe's ruling party, Zanu-PF, has been well-orchestrated, Piers Pigou from NPO the Crisis Group has said.

The party has reportedly instituted disciplinary action against its director of information, Tafadzwa Mugwadi, after he said he would drop a "bombshell" over the ANC's visit to Zimbabwe in September last year.

The visit was controversial because the ANC was forced to repay public money for having flown in a plane with Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula.

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