Reuters bureau chief Southern Africa, former deputy chief Eastern Africa. My views.

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@Macharia_James — 5,305 followers, 4,986 tweets

Nov 23, 2017

Former colonial master Britain not wasting time getting into the driver's seat of nations planning to help reshape #Zimbabwe (early bid catches the worm?) in the post-Mugabe era. Britain's minister for Africa, Rory Stewart already in Harare #MugabeResigns

Nov 23, 2017

Mugabe granted immunity from prosecution and assured that his safety and that of his family would be protected in his home country as he has no plans to live in exile, sources tell @Reuters #Zimbabwe #MugabeResigns

Nov 21, 2017

@dennis_odunga It wasn't the age factor. It was the fact that Mugabe removed Mnangagwa, who is closely allied to the military, to pave way for Grace to become VP and succeed Mugabe. This is a factional fight within the party - Grace's faction versus Mnangagwa's - not about liberation per se.

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