Mnangagwa fires State Security Minister 'for inappropriate conduct' 

Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Photo credit: AFP

What you need to know:

  • Mr Ncube, who was in charge of the feared Central Intelligence Organisation, was a close ally of the 78-year-old president.
  • Mr Ncube becomes the fifth minister to be fired by President Mnangagwa since he came to power five years ago.

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has fired his State Security Minister "for inappropriate conduct." 

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