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Chamisa gets support from DA to attack Zimbabwe?

07 Feb 2019 at 12:26hrs | Views
The events of the last weeks have been knee shacking and deeply depressing. The peaceful demonstrations in Zimbabwe were hijacked by the regime change financiers. The onslaught Zimbabwe received from the opposition parties of the neighbouring states exposed the fact that there was a greater hand at work against Zimbabwe. The violent demonstrations which killed several police officers and soldiers pushed our military into action to restore order. Instead of receiving a pat on the back the army was criticised by the opposition members of the neighbouring countries. It prompted the British government to call for recolonization of Zimbabwe.

Zimbabwe simply protected its citizens and property and the whole world cried foul. The most notable noise makers were from our neighbour South Africa. The DA party cried the most, they cried more than the bereaved. But who is the DA party? The Democratic Alliance (Afrikaans: Demokratiese Alliansie) (DA) is a South African political party and the official opposition to the governing African National Congress (ANC). The present leader is Mmusi Maimane, who succeeded former Mayor of Cape Town and Premier of the Western Cape Helen Zille on 10 May 2015. The DA has been credited with many mergers and name changes between that time and the present. The party adopted its current name on 24 June of the year 2000. One cannot help but to see the similarity between the DA and the MDC Alliance. They are all opposition parties all powered by the white minority and all pretend to love the nation while furthering their dark deeds. It must be noted that the party draws its support predominantly from Afrikaans and English-speaking people (80 %+), people aged over 35 (65 %+), and white people (50 %+) .The DA governs several major metropolitan municipalities in South Africa, either through outright majorities or coalitions with other opposition parties. So as MDC which governs most of the cities in Zimbabwe? These two parties derive their support largely from the urban population and thus where they cause more destruction.

Although the Democratic Alliance in its present form is fairly new, its roots can be traced far back in South African political history, through a complex sequence of splits and mergers. The modern day DA is in large part a product of the white parliamentary opposition to the ruling National Party. So the attack of Zimbabwe by the DA was not a coincidence but a well-planned idea of trying to remove the constitutionally elected government of Zimbabwe. Taking instructions from its puppets from the MDC the DA were in the fore front to castigate Zimbabwe and ZANU PF. it should be known that ZANU PF is here  in the cause of liberty this is a unique moment in the time of Zimbabwe's second republic. The great democracies face new and serious threats – yet seem to be losing confidence in their own calling and competence. Economic, political and national security challenges proliferate, and they are made worse by the tendency to turn inward. The health of the democratic spirit itself is at issue. And the renewal of that spirit is the urgent task at hand. ZANU PF has been accused by the opposition in every neighbouring country, this include Malema and his EEF. They took no time to understand the situation in Zimbabwe, they just jumped in the fray of showering despicable insults to the president and the party and our military like mad men chasing nothing. We must remember that Zimbabwean security and prosperity is directly tied to the success of freedom in the nation, and to that ends Zimbabwe will never suppress freedoms in any form. It must be known that freedom ends where someone's freedom starts. We must know that the success depends, in large part, on Zimbabwe's Leadership. We know, deep down, that repression is not the wave of the future. We know that the desire for freedom is not confined to, or owned by, any culture; it is the inborn hope of our humanity. We know that free Zimbabwe is the only way to ensure that the strong are just and the weak are valued. ZANU PF knows that when we lose sight of our ideals, it is not democracy that has failed. It is the failure of those charged with preserving and protecting democracy. So there is no way our leaders will dance kongony'a on top of our freedom. It is mischief to accuse Zimbabwe of human rights abuses when in actual fact ZANU PF fought for these freedoms. No one believes in freedom more than ED and Chiwenga. They almost died in search of freedoms. They are sworn to protect the freedoms with a gun or with blood.

Zimbabwe will not underestimate the historical obstacles to the development of democratic institutions and a democratic culture. The quest for freedom saw blood and sweat lives being lost fitness being exchanged with disability, joy turned to sorrow. The blood and sweat of our comrades watered our liberty and therefore we will not compromise democracy at all. Such thinking will destroy our country – and that should encourage a spirit of humility and a patience with others. Freedom is not merely a political menu option, or a foreign policy fad; it should be the defining commitment of our country, and the hope of the nation. That appeal is proved not just by the content of people's hopes, but a noteworthy hypocrisy: No democracy pretends to be a tyranny. Most tyrannies pretend they are democracies. Democracy remains the definition of political legitimacy. That has not changed, and that will not change.

This is the democracy we fought for and which ZANU PF will preserve.Yet for years, challenges have been gathering to the principles we hold dear. And, we must take them seriously. Some of these problems are external and obvious.  There is an aggressive challenge by oppositions to the norms and rules of the Zimbabwean peace – proposed revisions that always seem to involve less respect for the rights of free nation and less freedom for the individual. Zimbabwe is not immune from these trends. In recent days, public confidence in our institutions has been contaminated by the MDC and it has declined. Our governing class has often been paralyzed in the face of obvious and pressing needs.  Discontent deepened and sharpened partisan conflicts fuelled by the lies and behaviour of the opposition. Bigotry seems emboldened. Our politics seems more vulnerable to conspiracy theories and outright fabrication. The opposition has caused more harm to the country and this must stop. There are some signs that the intensity of support for democracy itself has waned, especially among the young, who never experienced the galvanizing moral clarity of the oppression by the colonialists or never focused on the ruin of entire nation by the minority. Some have called this "democratic deconsolidation." Really, it seems to be a combination of weariness, frayed tempers, and forgetfulness. Zimbabwe has come this far by blood and gun. We have seen our discourse degraded by casual cruelty. At times, it can seem like the forces pulling us apart are stronger than the forces binding us together. Demonstrations turn too easily into animosity and destruction. Disagreement escalates into dehumanization and burning of property and public infrastructure.

Too often, we judge other groups by their worst examples while judging ourselves by our best intentions – forgetting the image of God we should see in each other. Our nation is sold to the outer world as a den of persecutors. Our image is painted in blood and lies from the devil's pot stirred by Chamisa and Biti. We've seen nationalism distorted into nativism – forgotten the dynamism that development has brought to Zimbabwe. We see a fading confidence in our leaders forgetting that conflict, instability, and poverty follow in the wake of protectionism. We have seen the return of isolationist sentiments – forgetting that Zimbabwean security is directly threatened by the chaos and despair of our youth, where threats such as corruption, infectious disease, criminal gangs and drug trafficking tend to emerge. In all these ways, we need to recall and recover our own identity.

Zimbabweans have a great advantage: To renew our country, we only need to remember our values, remember where we came from and where are we going. First, Zimbabwe must harden its own defences. Our country must show resolve and resilience in the face of external attacks on our democracy. And that begins with confronting a new era of cyber threats and social media. We must not hesitate to take action which protects us.

Zimbabwe is experiencing the sustained attempt by hostile powers to feed and exploit our country's divisions. There are powerful governments who have made a project of turning Zimbabweans against each other using Chamisa and the Alliance.. This effort is broad, systematic and stealthy; it's conducted across a range of social media platforms. Ultimately, this assault won't succeed. But foreign aggressions including cyber-attacks, disinformation and financial influence should not be downplayed or tolerated. This is a clear case where the strength of our democracy begins at home.  We should not be blind to the economic and social dislocations caused by corruption and nepotism. People are hurting. They are angry. And, they are frustrated. We must hear them and help them. But we can't wish economic problems away away, any more than we could wish away the agricultural revolution. One strength of free societies is their ability to adapt to economic and social disruptions.

And that should be our goal: to prepare our workers for new opportunities, to care in practical, empowering ways for those who may feel left behind. The first step should be to enact policies that encourage robust economic growth by unlocking the potential of the private sector, and for unleashing the creativity and compassion of this country.

We must remember that our identity as a nation unlike many other nations is not determined by geography or ethnicity, by soil or blood. Being a Zimbabwean involves the embrace of high ideals and civic responsibility. We become the heirs of our resources by accepting the ideal of human dignity. And it means that the very identity of our nation depends on the passing of civic ideals to the next generation. Finally, the Call to Action calls on the major institutions of our democracy, public and private, to consciously and urgently attend to the problem of declining trust.

so it must not surprise us when COSATU ZCTU join hands with MDC ALLIANCE and DA of south Africa to attack Zimbabwe and ZANU PF. We must not be surprised when England MP calls for recolonization of Zimbabwe. We must be quick to identify the enemy within. Those who are with us but not of us. We must know that there are great similarities between the puppets in DA and the Puppets in MDC.
Zimbabwe will never be a colony again

vazet2000@yahoo.co.uk


Source - Dr Masimba Mavaza
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