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'The West is the one demanding regime change' - actually it is povo and change is ripe

01 Apr 2019 at 08:57hrs | Views
"Over the years, the US-backed and Western-sponsored opposition politics in our country has been in many ways a replay of Washington's mindless games that started soon after the declaration of the American Century at the end of the Second World War," wrote Reason Wafawarova, in Bulawayo24.com

"There is nothing new in the sponsorship of client political parties, and the regime change doctrine was actually overplayed in Latin America during the peak of the Cold War."

Tell me:

1. Why are you condemning everything the west have done but either praise or say nothing about what the east has done? China, for example, has prop up the Zanu PF dictatorship and has never raised a finger to condemn Zanu PF for rigging elections, beating and murdering people. Have you ever heard China condemn Zanu PF for the 1st August 2018 or January 2019 shoot to kill order not even the Gukurahundi mass massacre!

2. Has it ever occurred to you that the ordinary Zimbabweans are the ones behind the fight for free, fair and credible elections? Has it ever occurred to you that Zanu PF is denying the people this fundamental right under the pretext that it is the west and not povo who want this right.

3. Do you really believe all Zimbabwe are so stupid and naïve that they failed to see that Zanu PF rigged last year's elections and if the EU, the Commonwealth and other outsiders had not pointed out the glaring flaws and illegalities in the process not even one Zimbabwean would have noticed. How insulting!

The fight for free, fair and credible elections is the one fight that will be fought until it is won; there is no retreat and no surrender. Regime change is as certain as a ripe mango falling; the only thing to be established now is when and how.

By rigging the elections Zanu PF has rejected peaceful democratic regime change and, necessarily, opting for violent revolutionary change. The country's worsening economic situation is going to force people to out coming and demand regime change regardless of the certainty the regime will beat, rape and shoot to kill all those who dare voice their dissent.

History is replete with example of the people risking life and limb to fighting for their basic freedoms and rights including their right to a meaningful say in the governance of the country and right to human dignity and hope in a better tomorrow. In the end the people, justice and common sense has always prevailed and it will prevail in Zimbabwe. Watch this space!

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