12 Things You Should Know About Zimbabwe’s Joice Mujuru

Written by Keren Mikva


She was accused of plotting against Mugabe in 2014

In late 2014, Mujuru was fired as vice president of Zimbabwe and as vice president of the ZANU-PF party. She was accused of plotting to remove Mugabe from power, and potentially even have him assassinated, a claim she deemed “ridiculous.” Mujuru was replaced by her longtime rival in the battle for succession to the presidency — Emmerson “The Crocodile” Mnangagwa.

Source: Reuters.net