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ZAPU leader throws veiled attack on The Patriotic Front

by Mandla Ndlovu
30 Jun 2020 at 05:35hrs | Views
ZAPU Spokesperson Iphithule Maphosa has thrown a veiled attack on the newly formed opposition party The Patriotic Front accusing it trying to bring back Rhodesian colonisers.

party is led by the 73-year-old dispossessed rancher Darryl Collett

Posting on Facebook, Maphosa said the attempt to bring to life the Rhodesian system forty years after its demise was an insult to the liberation fighters.

Read his statement below:

The Rhodesian system, its implementors and enablers, as well as its beneficiaries were defeated in 1980, after a long struggle against it that started in the 1950s.

Those trying to bring it back to life forty years after its demise are not only desperate for fame and power, but are insulting our fathers who fought to end the worst form of apartheid and bring equality to every citizen of our country where race is not a determinant.

Accepting sponsorship and leadership from unrepentant Rhodesians in the name of democratic plurality is the deepest desperation a human being can ever sink to, especially noting that Rhodesians' wealth was derived from slavery of our forefathers, looting of our land and resources. Perpetuating the dominance of those who violated every right of an African in our land between Zambezi and Limpopo is a form of neo colonialism that must be rejected by all well meaning Zimbabweans. What our country need is not serving by those who contributed to the mess we currently are in, but our country needs genuine alternatives to pluck us out of the mud puddle.

Source - Byo24News