Sibylline Insight Series

Sibylline Podcast – Zimbabwe – Bulawayo Bombing Highlights Political Wrangling Ahead of 30 July Election

June 29, 2018

On 23 June, an explosion wounded various members of President Mnangagwa’s entourage. The incident has been blamed on dissident factions within the ruling ZANU-PF, and demonstrates the internal power struggles affecting the country.

In this Podcast we look into this incident in the context of the upcoming elections on 30 July, and Zimbabwe’s broader future as a permissible environment for business.


Key points include:

  • Analysing the 23 June bombing
  • Internal dynamics of the ZANU-PF and other power brokers
  • Analysis and predictions for the 30 July elections
  • Zimbabwe’s broader outlook


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