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Once a Zanu, always a Zanu

29 Jul 2015 at 06:09hrs | Views
I have said it not once, not twice, not thrice but over and over again that once a Zanu always a Zanu.

When I (and others) said opposition parties should not embrace these people falling out of Zanu PF as new allies we were called names and told that we are against the spirit of a united opposition.

I will say it again, united opposition shouldn't just be for the sake of fighting Zanu PF succession battles or in simpler terms shouldn't just be about wanting Mugabe out.

Zimbabwe's problems extend way beyond Mugabe. The problems are a system, a Zanu PF system which made Joyce Mujuru, Temba Mliswa, Didymus Mutasa, Jabulani Sibanda etc who they are today (This includes all those who once held top positions in Zanu and now pretend to be opposition leaders while busy handing Zanu PF victories over the years).

We all know with the highest conviction that deep down their hearts these people never lost love for the Zanu PF system, will never do so and given a chance they will go back if not will fight to make sure the system is developed elsewhere and/or duplicate Zanu in oppositions.

Now that there are chances that Mujuru (and allies) could be finding her way back to Zanu PF what have you to say? When will this desperation and personal egos to get to statehouse by some of our opposition come to an end and the genuine desire to change the country's fortunes take precedence?

Our main problem is this archaic gospel that politics is about numbers not logic. What have the numbers done for us through the years? The more we believe that numbers will bring logic instead of obviously getting logic to bring the numbers then we shall forever remain run by mob psychology.

It's high time we sit down as Zimbabweans and decide exactly what we want. If we want Zanu out let's make a concrete decision and collectively say we no longer want Zanu with all its facets not to embrace Zanu fall outs and think we are rebuilding.

I strongly believe that all those we have tried before we have tried enough and nothing new can still be expected from them, it's time for new brains and thinking to take this country forward.

A new Zimbabwe is a possibility.

Source - Bekezela Maduma Fuzwayo
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