Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front leader Emmerson Mnangagwa says although there were teething problems in the party’s just ended primary elections to select candidates for the coming elections, the party was on the right path to score an overwhelming victory in the harmonised national elections due in the next few months.
National Patriotic Front spokesman Jealousy Mawarire says there is nothing wrong with questioning one’s citizenship especially when people are heading for elections.
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.