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You’re shameless trying to succeed me, Mugabe tells party officials

You're shameless trying to succeed me, Mugabe tells party officials

Africa’s longest serving President, Robert Mugabe has accused some members of the ruling party for their “shameless and unbridled” ambition in their quest to succeed him as Zimbabwe’s leader.

While delivering a 40-minute speech during an address to the ZANU-PF Central Committee ahead of a two-day annual conference, the 92-year-old frail looking President condemned the moves, describing it as “dirty politics.

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“There is nothing wrong in expressing an ambition, an aspiration, aspiring for position in leadership or for any other higher post in the party,” Mugabe said.

“But I have, however, frowned upon shameless and unbridled ambition, which seeks to ride roughshod over others. The tradition of our party is never one of bickering over party positions.”



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