In an interview with The Standard’s Obey Manayiti, Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) chairperson, Mr Christopher Mutsvangwa denied State media reports that he is considering forming a coalition with opposition parties.
When asked by Maniyiti it is true that he is spearheading efforts to form a coalition of opposition parties as alleged by the state media, Mutsvangwa replied:
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There is no truth in that at all. It is a creation of G40 because they are scared as their ascendency in Zanu PF is under serious challenge and it’s a matter of time before they fall. So they are coming up with a number of allegations against the war veterans. They masterminded the expulsion of war veterans from Zanu PF for no good reason.
He also took time to explain his relationship with Zimbabwe People First members who attended his meeting stating:
We are open to all Zimbabweans who are progressive. I don’t know this one but if they are progressive Zimbabweans and they ask for meetings, the criteria is that are you patriotic, are you progressive, do you mean well for Zimbabwe? After all, the constitution of Zimbabwe of 2013 made all Zimbabweans to come together including the opposition parties so we have no reason to be gratuitously against other patriotic Zimbabweans particularly if they subscribe to the Constitution of 2013.
Christopher Mutsvangwa, commonly referred to as just Chris Mutsvangwa is a Zimbabwean politician, and special advisor to President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Mutsvangwa is businessman .In December 2017 he was appointed as the Secretary for Science and Technology in Zanu-PF. Mutsvangwa contested in the 2018 harmonized elections... Read More About Christopher Mutsvangwa
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The Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) was formed in 1990, led by former ex-combatants to advance the cause of the former freedom fighters who had participated in the Second Chimurenga which brought forth the independence of Zimbabwe in 1980. The main thrust of... Read More About Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association
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