Author(s): Geoffrey Nyarota
The ousting of Robert Mugabe as Zimbabwes president took the sector via marvel. In this ebook, award-winning Zimbabwean journalist Geoffrey Nyarota explains how and why the occasions of November 2017 took place as they did.
Nyarota evaluates the political and financial have an effect on of Mugabes presidency, appearing how he controlled to cut back a filthy rich country to a state of destitution via excessive misgovernance. The ebook describes the rifts inside of ZANU-PF as Mugabe sidelined any person who would possibly problem his energy, and the advent of opposing factions that supported Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa and First Lady Grace Mugabe respectively. It lines the rising ambition and gear of Grace Mugabe, culminating within the sacking of Mnangagwa as vp in November 2017, and explains how this in spite of everything spurred ZANU-PF to rid itself of the president who had achieved such a lot injury to the rustic over the many years.
Written with the perception of a veteran Zimbabwean journalist, this can be a attention-grabbing account of the upward thrust and fall of certainly one of Africas longest-ruling dictators.