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'Mnangagwa to be overthrown through a coup before 2023'

by Mandla Ndlovu
09 Jul 2019 at 11:55hrs | Views
President Emmerson Mnangagwa will  be removed by a coup before he finishes his first term in 2023 political analysts have said.

The analysts were commenting on the ongoing case against Job Sikhala where he is accused of inciting Zimbabweans to overthrow the government of President Emmerson Mnangagwa.

In an a interview with this reporter South African based analyst Fortune Mlalazi  said Mnangagwa and ailing Vice President Constantino Chiwenga had set a precedence that power can be taken outside electoral means.

" Chiwenga nd Mnangagwa showed us that you can be able to remove a sitting President using brute force and with utter disregard of electoral processes.  You will remember my brother that  when Emmerson was fired from government he wrote a letter threatening to come back and forcefully take over power from Mugabe in a few weeks. His statements are similar to the ones uttered by Sikhala.

"One exciting factor is that the courts endorsed the removal of President Mugabe through a bloody coup that displaced people and claimed the lives of officials like CIO Boss Peter Munetsi. Sikhala is right when he says Mnangagwa will be overthrown because in their nature coups beget other coups.

"As Tendai Biti said recently all the ingredients of another coup are in place, the writing is on the wall we are just waiting for the Sarajevo moment only."

Constitutional lawyer Shephard Dube said Mnangagwa may suffer worse scenario than that which happened to Mugabe.

"The current President is definitely on his way out," Dube said. "What he must brace himself for is a worse treatment than that which happened to Mugabe. He is a hated person in the Southern region because of being the hammer man during Gukurahundi. His hands drip raw fresh Zimbabwean blood form the murders of August 2018 and January 2019. His fate is sealed. Once he is ousted from power he will taste the bitter pill that he has been feeding Zimbabweans with."

Source - Byo24News