Stay Out Of Politics: Mnangagwa Warns NGOs

Speaking during a Presidential panel at the just-ended Africa CEOs Forum, which President Emmerson Mnangagwa shared with former Nigerian President Olusegun Ombasanjo, he said developmental non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are acceptable but warned those that interfere in the host country’s politics by using their money to effect regime change agendas.


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Said Mnangagwa:


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Civil society, who come with an agenda, especially in the area of elections, they assemble a team of what they call experts coming from various countries and come and say we want to teach your people about voter education, they then come with gifts like beans and when you open the beans (sic) you find a paper inside which tells you whom to vote for. Such type of civil society is not necessary we don’t need it. If they interfere in the politics of a country, that’s not acceptable and also the issue comes in on who is funding them has an agenda if one has a funder who wants to address issues of poverty, provision of clean water that is acceptable, but to say a particular party, say in Nigeria, has stayed in power for too long and it must go in terms of their understanding of democracy from wherever they come from, it is necessary to have 10 or 15 parties forming a government, let them form those governments where they come from. If in a country there are few political parties and the one that wins the majority and is allowed to form a government let it be, in our view it shouldn’t anger them (sic)

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Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa a politician and the First Secretary of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front. On the 3rd of August 2018 ZEC Chairperson Priscilla Chigumba announced that Mnangagwa had won the popular vote by 50.8% ,hence he was duly elected to be the president... Read More About Emmerson Mnangagwa

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One Comment on “Stay Out Of Politics: Mnangagwa Warns NGOs

  1. Yes, NGOs must not dabble in disruptive politics BUT they are a necessary cog in developmental issues. They are part of the governance domain comprising government, civil society and, communities the private sector. Make no mistake about it, NGOs will always be there to share the stage with governments. A win-win situation must obtain for development to take place.

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