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Mujuru destroying herself

by Stewart Murewa
04 Oct 2016 at 14:42hrs | Views
It is surprising for some local tabloids to say that ZANU PF is plotting for the demise of the Zimbabwe People First (Zim PF) leader Joice Mujuru. These papers and politicians should not take people for granted, as we know that each political party should have a clear and well outlined strategy in order to lure and win support from the electorate.

The Zimbabwe People First party should first organize itself into proper structures from the grassroots up to the national level. At the moment the party is only known and has its structures at the national level and most people do not know how the party is being run. The party leaders should recruit more people in the rural areas and some urban areas rather than blaming ZANU PF for its lack of strategy.

Political parties should stop the blame game and concentrate on solving the problems bedeviling the country especially the economy, which is hurting almost everyone. The sanctions which were invited by the opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) should be lifted and be attacked at all corners. At this point in time Mujuru is planning to visit the people who imposed sanctions to us in Britain; is it to her wisdom or lack of it?

We hope that in her visit she is going to source funds to improve the economy and not to seek political support from the people in the Diaspora. If she wants political support she is misleading herself as the people are now fed up with these politicians who had been fired from ZANU PF. Most of the politicians who had been members of ZANU PF are not trusted as they are known to be power hungry, which is the reason why they were fired.

The Zimbabwe People First is being criticized for being led by political prostitutes in the likes of Kudzai Mbudzi, Dzikamai Mavhaire and Claudius Makova who had been members of more than three political parties. Thus these people are opportunists who are always on the move to any political party they think they can grab positions which they would manipulate for self aggrandizement.

Mujuru's party is characterized by divisions as epitomized in Masvingo province where Claudius Makova imposed a candidate without the approval of the party members in the Bikita West constituency. This shows that there is confusion and profusion in the party. Above all the party is composed of spent force members in the likes of Didymus Mutasa who claim to be the champions of democracy. The party's council of elders is of no importance as they continue to blame ZANU PF without proffering proper solutions.

The People First's congress scheduled to be held in October might turn to be a fiasco if the party members continue to blame ZANU PF without concentrating on their party programmes. Joice Mujuru herself should not have the audacity to blame ZANU PF as she was part and parcel of the system. If President Robert Mugabe pardons Mujuru it cannot surprise us seeing her taking the offer. Therefore we should be careful of these wolves in sheep skins.

The claim that ZimPF had unearthed a plot where ZANU PF activists in the United Kingdom were planning to masquerade as opposition members and disrupt Mujuru's scheduled address at Chatham House should be taken with a pinch of salt. People should be careful when analyzing these issues especially politicians of dubious revolutionary credentials.

Source - Stewart Murewa