Zimbabwe's Information and Publicity Minister Jonathan Moyo performed a dramatic volte-face four years ago, turning full circle from being President Robert Mugabe's trenchant critic to become his toadying spin doctor. But now he faces the grim reality of dismissal and crushing out-of-office ignominy. And Moyo has brought about his own crisis of credibility.
Zimbabwe's beleaguered Information Minister, Jonathan Moyo, is facing yet another blow to his faltering career at a time when he is battling for his political life. Having failed to secure election to the central committee of the ruling Zanu-PF last week, Moyo is now likely to be barred from taking part in the forthcoming primary elections.
Controversy surrounding Zimbabwean Information Minister Jonathan Moyo's purchase of the Patterson farm in the Mazowe district has deepened amid disclosures that he violated government policy and set a bad precedent for land reform. Moyo is also entangled in a row over the subdivision of a farm in Hwange where illegal poaching is reported to be rampant.