Zimbabwe army chief warns of intervention over party purge
Tuesday November 14 2017
Zimbabwe Army General Constantino Chiwenga Commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces who on addresses a media conference held at the Zimbabwean Army Headquarters on November 13, 2017 in Harare. PHOTO | JEKESAI NJIKIZANA | AFP
Analysts had warned that the sacking would spark repercussions beyond Mugabe's control.
Zimbabwe goes to elections next year to vote for a president and lawmakers.
ZANU-PF is due to hold a congress next month, when 52-year-old Grace, a hugely divisive figure, could be appointed as one of the country's two vice presidents.