“This Is Political Daydreaming,” As ZANU PF Plans Constitutional Amendment To Accommodate ED

Political analysts, among them, Ibbo Mandaza one of the Founding Trustees of the Non-Governmental Network, SAPES TRUST have said that it is not feasible for Mnangagwa to be in power beyond the constitutionally stated two terms, each with five years.

His remarks come after ZANU PF Secretary for Administration, Obert Mpofu had told Mnangagwa that Parliament can amend the constitution for him to have more than two terms. Mpofu had said:

Mr President, you can go beyond 2028 if you so wish because the issue of law can be taken care of in parliament.


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While political analyst, Dr Tawanda Zinyama has warned that this “wishful thinking” will attract unnecessary anarchy as was the case in “the Great Lakes region in countries such as Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo”, Mandaza believes that Mnangagwa will be restricted not only by the Constitution. He said:

This is highly presumptuous given Mnangagwa’s age and the unknown in politics. This is political daydreaming.

When Mnangagwa came to power in 2017, taking over from Robert Mugabe who had ruled the country with a firm hand for nearly four decades, he pledged that he would, if revoted, be in power for only two terms.

More: Zimbabwe Independent

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“This Is Political Daydreaming,” As ZANU PF Plans Constitutional Amendment To Accommodate ED