The army paved a way for us to freely express ourselves and the ZANU PF message was loud and clear: Mugabe must go and Mnangagwa must be re-instated. They raised the prospects of Mugabe impeachment if he refuses to step down. How can the impeachment talk be coming from ZANU PF? Where is the opposition? This was an opportunity to protest joblessness, lack of basic essential medicines, yawning potholes, sporadic electricity supply, and dirty water running from our taps. The opportunity was granted and we missed it.
As I said before, Zimbabwean affairs do not need to be over analyzed; they do not need the so-called analysts - what they need is in your face. Listen to what the ZANU PF insiders or goonies are saying. I told you before, just give a mic to Grace Mugabe and read the herald - all you need to know will be laid bare; no trying to figure things out.
Earlier this year, when there was frenzied speculation within Zanu PF that Mnangagwa's mooted presidential aspirations were dead in the water, after Mugabe's birthday interview with the ZBC in which he said there was no one fit to succeed him, former ruling party spokesperson and Cabinet minister, Rugare Gumbo, said the Midlands godfather could not be written off. Gumbo - who worked with both Mugabe and Mnangagwa for many decades, before and after Zimbabwe's independence from Britain in 1980 - also said it was "folly" to assume that Mugabe had shut the door on his deputy succeeding him. He also said it could not be ruled out that Mnangagwa himself was "playing a game of hide-and-seek" with the nonagenarian, adding that the two men had a strong bond and long-standing relationship which was "only fully understood by them".
"Mugabe has always been a slippery character because of all things he always wanted power the most. While many other liberation movements had a succession plan, Mugabe long decided against coming up with one. "Still, I wouldn't say Mnangagwa has been blocked out. However, what I know is that Mugabe and Mnangagwa vakateyanirana mariva (the have set traps for each other). They are playing each other and only time will tell who will win," he said.
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