The Movement for Democratic Change while welcoming the change of tone in President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s language has called for a firm and unequivocal assurance that the security services, particularly the Zimbabwe National Army, “shall promptly be returning to their barracks and that never again will they play an active role in determining who rules the country”.
Three kingpins of the G40 faction of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front, Finance Minister Ignatius Chombo, youth leader Kudzanayi Chipanga and youth commissar Innocent Hamandishe appeared in court today facing various charges.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s inaugural address contains something for everyone but it is always much more difficult to implement promises than to make them.
The Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front is more popular than its leader President Robert Mugabe while opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai is bigger than his party, the Movement for Democratic Change.
Emmerson Mnangagwa was yesterday sworn in as Zimbabwe’s third president and second executive president.