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Mugabe’s Ruling Zanu PF Party Fires Emmerson Mnangagwa, Former VP Fires BackMugabe’s Ruling Zanu PF Party Fires Emmerson Mnangagwa, Former VP Fires Back

Robert Mugabe's Zanu PF party fired former Zimbabwe vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa hours after he'd portrayed himself as the future of both Zimbabwe and the beleaguered ruling party. Is Mnangagwa banking on the military, which has played a leading role in suppressing democracy and propping up Mugabe in the past

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Exiled former Zimbabwe vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa threatens to unseat MugabeExiled former Zimbabwe vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa threatens to unseat Mugabe

Emmerson Mnangagwa has responded to his recent firing by President Robert Mugabe as Zimbabwe's vice president. In a statement, Mnangagwa, who has already fled to neighbouring South Africa to escape “incessant threats” to his life, suggested that he'll wrestle Mugabe for the leadership of both the ruling Zanu PF party

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In Zimbabwe, A New Cyber Security Ministry To Strengthen Mugabe’s Digital AuthoritarianismIn Zimbabwe, A New Cyber Security Ministry To Strengthen Mugabe’s Digital Authoritarianism

In a recent cabinet reshuffle, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe unveiled a brand new ministry of Cyber Security, Threat Detection and Mitigation. The ministry further extends the dictator's authoritarian agenda and ability to conduct repressive activities into cyberspace.

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Zimbabwe’s digital activists “can easily be identified” by Mugabe’s all-seeing surveillance stateZimbabwe’s digital activists “can easily be identified” by Mugabe’s all-seeing surveillance state

Members of Zimbabwe's growing army of Internet-savvy freedom fighters "can easily be identified" by Mugabe's all-seeing surveillance state, according to the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ), Zimbabwe’s telecommunications regulator.

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