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State intelligence and the politics of Zimbabwe's presidential succession

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Since the late 1990s Zimbabwean politics has been shaped by the political succession war raging within the ruling ZANU PF party. The internal fight to succeed President Robert Mugabe pitted a faction controlled by retired General Solomon Mujuru, who was fronting his wife Joice Mujuru, against another faction led by Emmerson Mnangagwa, a government minister. The competition between these factions reached a crucial stage in 2014, when Mugabe dismissed Joice Mujuru as Vice-President and purged h...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1093/afraf/adv074

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Department:
Oxford, SSD, International Development
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
African Affairs Journal website
Volume:
115
Issue:
459
Pages:
203-224
Publication date:
2016-02-12
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-2621
ISSN:
0001-9909
Pubs id:
pubs:623352
URN:
uri:f05aec20-6d98-425a-8d82-56688ea93246
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uuid:f05aec20-6d98-425a-8d82-56688ea93246
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pubs:623352

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