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Frail Mugabe vows to fight on

16 Mar 2018 at 09:35hrs | Views
Defiant Mugabe had his first interview yesterday from SABC, Southern Times and Times of London at his Blue Roof mansion in Borrowdale Harare.

This is a typical former President Robert Gabriel Mugabe. Since  the Asante sana farewell the former President was off the media radar and is seeking political relevance via the foreign media which he used to attack when he was still in power. He can no longer dance and have access to the local media. Mugabe has now certified himself an opposition activist and has joined other opposition political parties.

Mugabe looked frail and old but still believe and maintain that there was a coup d-etat in the country. I  fail to understand his assertion that Mnangagwa turned against him. Its the people of Zimbabwe who turned against him. Why people of  sound mind and intelligence  will endorse and believe   him?

Ironically the former President was introduced to journalists by non other than the nomadic NPF Spokesperson Mr Jealousy Mawarire.

Mugabe's utterances that he was betrayed by Mnangagwa and that he was the one who brought him to the government is just an under statement. How could he work alone

Mugabe blames ZAPU for the Gukurahundi disturbances and said they had arms caches and government had to act. He denied that 20 000 people were killed during the disturbances.

Mugabe and Grace insist that people who marched in Harare and Bulawayo against him were MDC-T supporters and that  Grace urged him to put pen to paper and resign. He told the journalists that he wanted to hang on with the issue being decided at the Zanu Pf Congress. He went on to say that the story in The Sunday Mail was absolute nonsense which said said he owned  21 farms.

Mugabe said he doesn't belong to any political party his membership was terminated and he will support any political outfit if it represent revolutionary ethos but won't be a Presidential candidate. Mugabe said he is seeking a dialogue and would like to meet with President Emmerson Mnangagwa to resolve issues. One actually wonders what really is up with this old man. He said he is still strong and if Grace agrees he will marry six more wives and be like Zuma jokingly.

Mugabe said he was told the tanks were delapidated and as from the 1960s. So the President was not in sync with what was happening in the country and he was busy looting and amassing wealth when the army was amassing weapons. That is why we are into this messy because we had a President who didn't want to go on the ground but could enjoy trips flying to Malaysia and Singapore for a holiday. This is why Grace Mugabe was a defacto President.

Mugabe believes that he is the only person who can lead Zimbabwe and can't believe that he is wholly out of power.
He still thinks he is the only one capable of ruling and believes no one but him can be president of Zimbabwe.

The higher the monkey climbs up the tree the more it exposes its bottom. His super ego has also exposed his greediness of power that is why his own people ganged against him.

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