“In his first 100 days, Emmerson Mnangagwa spoke of re-engaging, forgiveness, democracy and unity. But though words matter, so does the survival of a system that destroyed the hopes and dream of generations. The elation that greeted the end of Robert Mugabe’s 37-year reign naturally enough transformed into hopes for his successor,” Mawarire reportedly wrote.
Nelson Chamisa is banking on sympathy for Tsvangirai, a prominent figure who challenged Mugabe and later joined a troubled coalition with him. Without Tsvangirai the MDC-T party has now fractured, with some violence. “Tsvangirai has been our best foot forward. He had a lot of goodwill and I am inheriting all the positives. We are simply harvesting,” Nelson Chamisa said.
At 6am, on a Thursday morning the 2nd of February 1978, a baby boy born of Alice and Sylvanus Chamisa was introduced to the world at the catholic Sillveria Mission in Masvingo. Nelson Chamisa was born and bred, encultured and educated in Masvingo. Read Nelson Chamisa Biography and Profile.
“Zimbabwe is going for elections in four to five months’ time and we have to preach peace, peace and peace because we know it is good for us and we have no doubt that we will have peaceful elections,” Emmerson Mnangagwa was quoted as saying by the official Herald newspaper during an official trip to Mozambique.
“Mnangagwa and (Vice President Constantino) Chiwenga, they know only too well that they have come into power via the bullet and not the ballot,” Moyo, who is in self-imposed exile, told the BBC’s Hard Talk programme. “We have a… constitution that the people of Zimbabwe made for themselves and it has been broken and it has been broken via a coup,” Jonathan Moyo said.