The Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) has said that it suspects that the Bulawayo explosion may have been carried out by members of the G40 faction who are still in government. Speaking to the media on Tuesday, (ZNLWVA) spokesperson Douglas Mahiya said
War veterans demand that the culprits be brought to book. The evil political machinations of G40 and enemies of the Zimbabwean revolution cannot be ruled out as suspects. We also don’t rule out the evil acts as an inside job, time will tell.
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…So as war veterans are saying and as any other Zimbabwean will think, maybe it could be those elements who used to enjoy things that they can’t enjoy now because we have a straightforward President. So they may be tempted to kill him to create instability. I can’t give you the list of my suspects, it’s so long, but I am hurt.
Earlier on the Zanu-PF Youth League also committed itself to secure its leaders saying that they would volunteer to act as human shields.
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
Douglas Mahiya is a Zimbabwean politician and a member of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association. Mahiya is also a member of the Zanu-PF party. Read More About Douglas Mahiya
The Zanu-PF Generation 40, or G40 for short, was a group of Zanu-PF politicians that was believed to be working against the possibility of Emmerson Mnangagwa (Lacoste Faction) succeeding former president Robert Mugabe as president of Zimbabwe. Tentative evidence indicates that the group at one... Read More About G40 Faction