One newspaper dubbed it a “blood and thunder politburo meeting” but it turned out to be a damp squib that was prematurely ended by a power cut, a sad reminder of what citizens face every day.
The long-awaited congress of the Morgan Tsvangirai faction of the Movement for Democratic Change will start on Friday next and will run until Sunday, the party said in a statement today.
Mavambo-Kusile-Dawn leader Simba Makoni has called on President Robert Mugabe to come clean on Vice-President Joice Mujuru after the showndown with his wife Grace who lambasted his number two during her nationwide tour.
President Robert Mugabe’s spokesman George Charamba says First Lady Grace Mugabe’s views are her own and not of those her husband. Charamba told New Zimbabwe.Com: “The First Lady is the incoming secretary of the women’s league.
National Constitutional Assembly leader Lovemore Madhuku said First Lady Grace Mugabe would be assassinated by her sponsors if she changed the game-plan and tried to succeed her husband President Robert Mugabe.
Knives are out for Vice-President Joice Mujuru and this could spell disaster for all senior party officials that have been backing her.