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State machinery will turn against Mugabe and his wife in future

17 Oct 2017 at 11:52hrs | Views
We have absolutely nothing in this country to talk about, looting is order of the day, we have witnessed rampant corruption both in private and public sector, with the level of anger in citizens we are likely to witness some skirmish in this country.

Instead of focusing on the rebuilding the country, they spend sleepless nights sitting in politburo discussing ugly fights in Zanu PF when majority of people are languishing in poverty.

We have over 97% of people unemployed, the whole country has been turned into a flea market and resources are channelled for political mileage instead of development.

Zanu PF ugly wars are likely to consume the Southern Africa nation analysts have warned.

We are likely to witness events such as people manhandling each other even his wife can be manhandled in public if some of the things go unchecked.

The atmosphere is in this country is very tense and it can turn into ugly war zone. Not everything is permanent in life, and this could be a lesson to others who think they are on top of the situation.

What Mugabe should be fighting for is a good legacy, but he has decided to have an ugly ending and this is where it is leading. If you look at Libya situation you can always tell that things can turn against you.

It is very critical and important for the head of state to have an introspective and total reflection on the political developments of this country before coming up with resolutions.

Remember people like ED and his close associates may never sit back and watch, these are people with military and security backgrounds with strong intelligence capacity and they cannot just let things go without a fight.

My analysis will be viewed as a correct one very soon if Mugabe does not put measures to correct the crisis he is creating for himself. Actually what Mugabe is doing is not good for him and the nation.

My assumption is that there is either a third force or an individual pushing him to this far end. Knowing Mugabe very well he would not do what he is he doing. I'm so worried because violence and anarchy is imminent in this country.

My analysis and prediction is that state machinery will end up not taking some of the instructions which they are getting from Mugabe and his wife.

No investor is prepared to put his money from today in this country till this infighting is over and many analysts have predicted violence in this country.

I've been watching from a distance exactly what Mugabe is doing to ED and his sympathisers and honestly the securocrats are very unpredictable given the level of disgruntlement in the security sector.

My analysis which I have made on the ground, in fact I've been conducting a serious research on the ground to hear people's views and more than 97% are very angry both Zanu PF and MDC T and other political parties and if this is not corrected we are likely to witness a civil war very soon in Zimbabwe.

What Mugabe and his G40 stalwarts is that loyalty is gradual and it is a process and it may even fade, he must not rely with those people thinking they will remain loyal.

The securocrats have relatives, friends, and dependencies and they can also feel the heat. It is good for policy makers, business community, churches, civic society and all other stakeholders to come together and advise the Head of State to correct his measures which is taking.

I'm of the view that the way Mugabe handled his emotions was not good by reshuffling those people opposed to the G40 cabal.

I don't think Jonathan Moyo loves Mugabe, he can even turn against Mugabe in future, not everything is certain in politics, and so this should be handled in a careful manner.

Instead of focusing on the economy, Jonathan Moyo is busy fighting ED when the education sector is collapsing on daily basis.

I always find time to read what Jonathan Moyo is posting on tweeter and this is very disturbing. In fact Jonathan has become a major security threat of this country. There is more to it than these tweets and hopefully this won't spill in the public.

People who are learned like Moyo should use good and better language than insults on daily basis; to make matters worse he is in the higher education sector where he is supposed to lead by example.

Zanu PF ugly wars are putting this country at risk, no major investments will take place and this may even ruin the prospects of the future generation.

Whilst Zambia, South Africa, Botswana and other countries are attracting huge investments, Zanu PF is busy fighting its own people.

We have a serious crisis, no cash in banks, prices of basic commodities are rising every minute, G40 is busy fighting Lacoste, whilst Mugabe is busy enjoying, and he has nothing to lose.

Zambia attracted a major investment of more than 2 billion in infrastructure development and agriculture, whilst Zanu PF G40 and Lacoste are turning this country into a battle ground. Shame on Zimbabweans.

My question will then be what is going to be the resulting end? I foresee some people leaving this country in future by force if these things go unchecked.

Mugabe and Zanu PF has been in power for the past 37 years, there was rampant corruption from the onset, and looting was the order of the day, diamonds disappeared and my major question is does Mugabe and Zanu PF have the conscience to an extend of destroying this country leaving it empty with absolutely nothing.

We are always reading in newspapers that the first lady is busy buying expensive properties when majority of Zimbabweans are languishing in poverty and my question is does our first lady care for the poor, or those who can't even afford to have a decent meal? If violence erupts in this country it will be difficult to manage and consume and Mugabe's legacy will be very questionable.

I've always told many people with the way Mugabe is handling his politics it will be difficult for him to retire peacefully. I may not be a Mnangagwa supporter but it is good to embrace peace for the betterment of our country. We need peace in Zimbabwe and this should start with Mugabe.

Who really owns this country, is it the Mugabes or it is Zimbabweans? It must be a known fact that one day if Mugabe and his wife are not careful, the very state machinery may turn against him even those people who are very close to him.

It is good that he must take this advice seriously; I may see some people manhandling each other in public.

What G40 doesn't know is that never under estimate the power of people, one day these G40 cabal will live to regret even their children.

Tinashe Eric Muzamhindo writes in his personal capacity as the Head of Southern Institute of Policy Analysis and Research (SIPAR) which is responsible for Policy Analysis and Research.
He is also an academic and researcher and he can be contacted at

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