Zanu PF national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere and his ally Harare political commissar, Shadreck Mashayamombe are accused of trying to sabotage Wednesday’s protests against Sarah Mahoka and Eunice Sandi Moyo by members of the Women’s League.
The Herald reports that the two made efforts to stop the protests on Tuesday night. Asked by the paper to comment on the issue, Kasukuwere asked the journalist if he was crazy and inquired why he might block the protests. Meanwhile Mashayamombe said:
Maudzwa nani? Musadaro vakomana. Tinoziva kuti munotivenga vanhu vekuHerald. Itai henyu, Mwari ndiye anoziva. Zvakaoma because we were actually being attacked for supporting the First Lady. This issue is for women and we are not involved.
In Mashonaland Central turn out for the protest was low with The Herald stating that Dickson Mafios intimidated the women. However Mafios has dismissed the claim as a lie and an attack of his person.
Dickson Mafios is a Zimbabwean politician and member of the Zanu-PF party. He is the Zanu-PF Mashonaland Central provincial chairman. In November 2016, as chairman of his province, ahead of the party's congress in December, he led a controversial resolution proposing to stop the president... Read More About Dickson Mafios
Harare formerly Salisbury is the capital of Zimbabwe. It is the seat of Government, the industrial hub and commercial centre for Zimbabwe. The city was founded by the Cecil John Rhodes-led Pioneer Column in 1890 and named Salisbury. The name was only changed to Harare... Read More About Harare
Mashonaland Central Province is one of Zimbabwe's ten provinces. It covers the northern mainland of the country and it stretches into to the Zambezi valley and the Mozambican border in the north east. It is dominated by the Shona speaking locals. The capital of the... Read More About Mashonaland Central
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