Typical of former liberation movements, the party’s support base has been eroded over the years, allowing for the rise of the extreme-left party led by Julius Malema.
In President Mnangagwa’s absence, Vice President Kembo Mohadi is Acting President. More: ZBC NewsRelatedAfrican National Congress Emmerson Mnangagwa Kembo Mohadi The African National Congress (not to be confused with the African National Council which was formed during detente by ZAPU and ZAPU and was headed by Bishop Abel Muzorewa) was a nationalist oriented political party which was formed to fight against the colonial regime. Read More About African National CongressEmmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa is a politician and the First Secretary of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front.
On the 3rd of August 2018 ZEC Chairperson Priscilla Chigumba announced that Mnangagwa had won the popular vote by 50.