Mnangagwa Tells Mugabe It’s Time to Move On

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Zimbabwe “has moved on”, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said in a statement after his predecessor Robert Mugabe called the change in power a “disgrace” which “must be undone”.



Speaking publicly for the first time since he left office in November last year, Mr Mugabe criticised President Mnangagwa yesterday for “turning against him”:

President Mnagagwa responded today in a statement which he also tweeted, saying the former president “is entitled to express himself freely, as is the case for any private citizen”.

It continues: “The nation has moved on.

Our focus at this time shall remain on preparing for free, fair and credible elections in 2018”.