Jonathan Moyo, who has been a strong critic of President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his deputy Constantino Chiwenga since they came to power through military intervention in November last year, today came to their defence when National Patriotic Front spokesman Jealousy Mawarire said they did not qualify to contest the coming elections because Mnangagwa is Zambian and Chiwenga Mozambican.
Zimbabwe will move one step closer to the elections next month when it opens its provisional voters’ roll for inspection from 19 to 29 May.
Former Home Affairs and Finance Minister Ignatius Chombo, who is facing a raft of corruption and abuse of office charges, has been allowed to travel to South Africa for medical treatment.
Former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono says he was forced to print Zimbabwe dollars which led to record hyperinflation to forestall a coup by hungry soldiers.
British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson is to visit Zimbabwe but the date has not been confirmed yet.