Book Extract

How businessman helped Emmerson Mnangagwa escape to SA after being ousted

When Robert Mugabe fired Emmerson Mnangagwa last November, his vice-president knew his life was in danger. Close associates had refused to help himand Zimbabwe’s border posts were on high alert. In desperation, he turned to Justice Maphosa, a Zimbabwean-born businessman who lives in SA. Whathappened next is described in this extract from the book 'In the Jaws of the Crocodile: Emmerson Mnangagwa’s Rise to Power in Zimbabwe' …

28 October 2018 - 00:00 By RAY NDLOVU

When Robert Mugabe fired Emmerson Mnangagwa last November, his vice-president knew his life was in danger. Close associates had refused to help him and Zimbabwe’s border posts were on high alert. In desperation, he turned to Justice Maphosa, a Zimbabwean-born businessman who lives in SA. What happened next is described in this extract from the book In the Jaws of the Crocodile: Emmerson Mnangagwa’s Rise to Power in Zimbabwe …

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