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Mugabe not to blame, says Mliswa

by Staff reporter
23 Aug 2017 at 09:08hrs | Views
INDEPENDENT Norton MP Temba Mliswa Sunday castigated Cabinet members and called them a "bunch of worshipers" for supporting "insensitive decisions" that do not benefit the majority of suffering youths.

According to, Mliswa spoke during the burial of Masvingo Provincial State minister Shuvai Mahofa at the national shrine on Sunday. He was commenting on the declaration of 21st February as Robert Mugabe National Youth Day by Zanu-PF last week.

Mliswa argued that it was not Mugabe who made the decision to have his birthday declared a holiday.

"First of all it is not the President but its people who want to patronize the President. They want to be rewarded for their positions and definitely this is a Zanu PF issue and Home Affairs Minister Ignatius Chombo wants to protect his position by patronizing the President.

"This issue was not even debated in parliament at the end of the day. Parliament is there and has an oversight over the executive. There are so many holidays in this country and how can you have a youth day when youths are unemployed? You are actually creating more days of unemployment because quite a large percentage of youths are unemployed in this country," said Mliswa in an interview.

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Source - newzimbabwe
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