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Chinyande, there is no 'new era of democracy' in Zimbabwe - not when ED is blatantly rigging election

16 Apr 2018 at 18:33hrs | Views
Anyone who thanks President Mnangagwa and his November coup posse for deposing the dictator Mugabe only do so out of short sightedness, foolishness or both! It is the Joint Operation Command (JOC) – a junta comprising the top brass in the Army, Police, CIO, Prison Service and a select few in the Zanu PF headed by Robert Mugabe and his deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa -  that masterminded and executed all the looting, vote rigging and political violence including the mass murders that kept Robert Mugabe and the Zanu PF dictatorship in power all these last 38 years.  

Indeed, it is a historic fact that Mugabe was ready to concede defeat following the March 2008 vote in which Tsvangirai had a convincing 73% victory; it was none other than Mnangagwa and his fellow JOC thugs who told Mugabe to stay up. They then ordered ZEC to cook up the election result to reduce the 73% to 47% to justify the run-off. It was the junta that then deployed the Army, Police and CIO to work with the rogue war veterans to punish the electorate for having rejected Mugabe and Zanu PF in the March vote.  

"Zanu PF has declared war on the defenceless civilians," complained Tsvangirai when he announced his withdrawal from the presidential run-off.

ED and his junta cabal had just staged the country's first coup to stop a dually elected Morgan Tsvangirai and his MDC party from taking over power. The thugs were to stage yet another coup in November 2017, this time to remove Robert Mugabe from office, the dictator they had rigged elections and even stage a coup to impose!

"When then Major General Sibusiso Moyo declared that "our country has moved to another level" definitely he was not lying at all. Zimbabweans spent close to 2 decades fighting a blood sucking failed senile dictator Mr ROBERT MUGABE and prayed non-stop to God to offer His hand to dispose him. No one ever since creation knew or knows in what form, type and shape and hour God's response comes," wrote George Chinyande in Zimeye.
"For Zimbabwe it came through operation restore legacy which no single prophet of the several thousands claiming to be in Zimbabwe today prophesied its coming and the former cruel and failed senile dictator Mr ROBERT MUGABE was vanquished for good. Today fair-minded Zimbabweans talk of a new era of democracy, human rights and freedoms. A recent independent media report revealed how for example some Mbare residents most of whom support Chinja are overjoyed with the new dispensation of unfolding democracy."

This is just nonsense for two reasons:

1)    It is blasphemy to evoke the name of God in the demise of Mugabe not so much in the fall of the dictator but in implying the Lord employed the ED and the Junta. Mugabe was as much the junta's dictator as much as the junta itself was Mugabe's thugs. Both the dictator and the junta constitute the corrupt, vote rigging and tyrannical Zanu PF dictatorship, the enemy of the people. The events of 15 November 2017 were a culmination of a dog-eat-dog factional war within the Zanu PF dictatorship. It is nonsensical to suggest God supported one faction of thugs over the other as if He has ever approved the regime's decades of corrupt and murderous reign of terror!

It is not surprising that Lacoste supporters are claiming that God is on their side just as, until the coup, Grace Mugabe and other G40 faction members claimed God appointed Mugabe to rule Zimbabwe.

2)    What "new era of democracy, human rights and freedoms" are you wittering about? President Mnangagwa has pointedly refused to implement even one democratic reforms without which it is impossible to hold free, fair and credible elections. Indeed, the junta has already deployed ex-service personal from the security sector and the rogues war veterans to campaign for Zanu PF in a re-enactment of the 2008 barbarism.  

Ever since last November's military coup President Mnangagwa and his coup junta have tried, desperately, to convinced everyone that Zimbabwe was transformed by the coup. The lawless and pariah state of Mugabe days is gone. The Emmerson Mnangagwa Zimbabwe is God fearing and respect the rule of law. The mistake the junta has made is to assume the whole world will believe every word the regime said.

Whilst the naïve and gullible people like George, here, and the thousands who marched in support of the coup on 18 November 2017 believed the coup transformed Zimbabwe. Many, especial the foreign investors did not. They are smart enough to remember the junta was part and parcel of the Zanu PF dictatorship and the removal of the dictator does not necessarily mean the death of the dictatorship. They needed more convincing that the dictatorship is dead.

By refusing to implement the democratic reforms design to end the dictatorial powers President Mnangagwa and the junta had proven beyond all reasonable doubt that the Zanu PF dictatorship is alive and well. His "Zimbabwe is open for business!" call was premature in that Zimbabwe is still a pariah state ruled by vote rigging thugs. Investors do not do business in countries in which the next regime change can only be another coup or mass street protests!

"Only an idiot who hasn't moved to another level when Zimbabwe has moved to another level. .... Good shall always be good. Let's move away from evil politics fellow countrymen and women. It does not help. Hati fambei nenguva," concluded Chinyande.

The real idiot is one who pretends last November's coup killed off the corrupt, vote rigging and tyrannical Zanu PF dictatorship when we can all see that is a lie! The real challenge for us now is to make sure these flawed elections are declared null and void. The November coup killed the G40 faction of the Zanu PF dictatorship leaving the Lacoste faction, the only way we can kill this off is by implementing the democratic reforms!

As long as the President Mnangagwa and his junta regime continue to enjoy the carte blanche dictatorial powers to rig elections there will be no meaningful economic recovery because investors hate dictatorships and lawless thugs, especially overdressed thugs masquerading as democrats!

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