Former cabinet minister Professor Jonathan Moyo has mocked President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s intention to formally recognize the leader of the opposition, saying the model adopted from the commonwealth is anchored on the supremacy of parliament which is different from Zimbabwe where the constitution reigns supreme.
Moyo threw the Jibe in response to President Mnangagwa’s utterances United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to the effect that he intends to formally recognise Nelson Chamisa based on the commonwealth parliamentary model.
Heavens know what he had in mind but a Commonwealth parliamentary democracy is one where Parliament, not the Constitution, is supreme and where the head of government is a Prime Minister.In a phrase, it’s a British colonial relic.
Jonathan Moyo is a Zimbabwean politician and former member of the ZANU-PF party where he was a member of the party's Politiburo. He is also the former minister of Higher and Tertiary Education. Moyo was expelled from Parliament as the (Tsholotsho North) Legislator in November... Read More About Jonathan Moyo
Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa is 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... Read More About Emmerson Mnangagwa
Nelson Chamisa is a Zimbabwean politician who is currently the President of a faction of the MDC-T and leader of the MDC Alliance. In August 2018 Chamisa lost the presidential election to Emmerson Mnangagwa after getting 44.3% of the vote, against Mnangagwa's 50.8%. Chamisa was... Read More About Nelson Chamisa