WATCH LIVE as Gambakwe looks at the secret deal that was entered between Mnangagwa, Chiwenga and Mutsvangwa in between 2013 and 2015.

At the time, Chiwenga and Mnangagwa were already planning the coup. However, most of the ordinary war veterans were not aware of the plan. For the plan to succeed, Mnangagwa and Chiwenga needed the support of all war veterans.

Yesterday, Mutsvangwa spoke on succession saying Mnangagwa has only 5 years until 2028 and laying out the process if Mnangagwa wanted to go beyond 2028.

Please watch the video above this post for more details.


1. Mutsvangwa became the war veterans chairman in Masvingo in 2016. He replaced Jabulani Sibanda.
2. The congress was conducted by the army because ZANU-PF did not have any funds.
3. The funds to conduct the congress came from the military.
4. Major general Rugeje was in charge of the congress.
5. Mutsvangwa was rejected by war veterans in Mashonaland east.
6. Mutsvangwa was put in place by the Harare Province under Peter Mpofu.
7. In MasvingO, Mutsvangwa was elected unopposed.
8. After 3 months, Mutsvangwa fought with the war veterans and was removed. Mutsvangwa went to court, were he won a judge gave him the chairman till 2023.
9. Mnangagwa was the Minster of Justice and Legal and Parliamentary affairs.
10. Grace Mugabe was brought into the ZANU-PF structures and she alienated everyone.
11. In 2023, Mutsvangwa’s court order was removed, and there is now a new war veterans chairman.
12. On the ground, Mutsvangwa has no support among the war veterans.
13. The bringing in of Grace Mugabe gave Mnangagwa and Chiwenga a chance to kick out.
14. Zimbabwean woman Pauline Maganga has been sentenced to 10 years in jail after she sold her child to another Zimbabwean woman, Janet Marimo for R25 000 in June 2023.
15. Marimo took the baby to Zimbabwe but failed to get the documents for the baby.
16. Maganga travelled to Zimbabwe and was arrested after police investigations revealed that she had decalred her baby dead a few days after the birth.
17. Banks hording the only available USD40 million c ash notes ZIG and releasing only electronic ZIG. ZIG no longer backed by GOLD.
18. Lorraine Guyo in content deal with the ZBC.
19. ZBC has a poor content strategy and their content does not resonate with the youths.
20. Jacob Mafume guest of honour at the official opening of the Sip n eat Harare which is owned by Wanisai “Mahwindo” Mutandwa
21. South African company, Astral is planning to introduce canned chicken.
22. Caps United only received gate takings for 12000, instead of the 23 000 capacity for Rufaro stadium. This translated to only USD25 000 net takings.


1. Between Chiwenga and Mutsvangwa, there is an understanding that goes more than 10 years.
2. Mutsvangwa is able to make strategic statements that others are not willing to make.
3. The military has a strong influence in what will happen next. In this case Valerio Sibanda.
4. What happens next with Neville will determine what happens next. This will show how strong the security structures are.
5. Mnangagwa has lost influence as he goes to his last term.