The Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association led by Christopher Mutsvangwa has fired first lady and women’s league leader Grace Mugabe from Zanu-PF. They have also fired her allies Jonathan Moyo, Phelekhezela Mphoko, Saviour Kasukuwere, Ignatius Chombo and Patrick Zhuwawo from the party with immediate effect. The War Veterans also fired President Robert Mugabe whom they accused of being deceitful.
The War Veterans also claim they have formed a Revolutionary Council (Dare Rechimurenga Chechina/ Inkundla Yomuzabalazo Owesine) to guide Zanu-PF in the interim. They invite progressive Zimbabweans and those who were constructively dismissed and, through frustration by the dictatorial leadership, had gone on to form or join other parties to join the Revolutionary Council. Part of the press statement reads:
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A Revolutionary Council (Dare Rechimurenga Chechina/ Inkundla Yomuzabalazo Owesine) has been formed to guide the Revolutionary Party in the interim. Our provincial structures, that had been destabilized by the G40 Cabal remain in force and are operational from the cell to the presidium. This includes the purportedly expelled youth chairpersons. We have opened our doors to all progressive Zimbabweans and those who were constructively dismissed and, through frustration by the dictatorial leadership, had gone on to form or join other parties. From now on, we concentrate on rebuilding our party. crafting a programme for inclusive economic growth and general socio-economic transformation. It is high time Zimbabwe recognized its full potential to the benefit of all its children.
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
Dare ReChimurenga was a Zanu War Council that led in the confrontation with the Rhodesian colonial regime as part of the Second Chimurenga. Dare ReChimurenga was initially led by Herbert Chitepo as chairman and Noel Mukono as Secretary of Defence. Dare ReChimurenga was created as... Read More About Dare ReChimurenga
Dr. Ignatius Chombo is a Zimbabwean politician and a former member of the ruling Zanu-PF party. He is also the former Minister of Finance and Economic Development. On 14 November 2017, after the military took over control of the country, Chombo was reportedly arrested by... Read More About Ignatius Chombo