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President Mugabe sacks Vice president from office

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe addresses at a rally in Harare on July 28, 2013. Zimbabweans go to the polls on July 31 to choose between veteran President Robert Mugabe and long-time rival Morgan Tsvangirai. AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER JOE (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER JOE/AFP/Getty Images)
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Zimbabwe’s Vice-President, Emmerson Mnangagwa has been removed from office.

Information Minister, Simon Khaya Moyo disclosed this in a statement on Monday.

According to him, 75-year-old Mnangagwa has “traits of disloyalty” to blame for his sack.

According to BBC, President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace intends to follow in her husband’s footsteps as leader of Zimbabwe following the Vice president’s sack.

Earlier President Mugabe had threatened to sack Mnangagwa.

Simon Khaya Moyo said: “Mr Mnangagwa’s conduct in discharge of his duties is inconsistent with the responsibilities.

“The Vice-President has exhibited traits of disloyalty.”

Mr Mnangagwa, had been a leading candidate to succeed President Mugabe.

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