MDC delights in Baba Jukwa ratings

HARARE – Secrets-spilling Zanu PF mole Baba Jukwa on Sunday hogged the limelight at the launch of Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s manifesto in Marondera, as party supporters demanded more dirty secrets about the ex-majority party.

For a moment, the crowd chanted “Baba Jukwa, Baba Jukwa” drowning out a speech by MDC organising secretary Nelson Chamisa, who went on to thank the faceless social network character for giving Zimbabweans a glimpse into the private lives of top Zanu PF officials.

“I am going to tell you who Baba Jukwa is,” said Chamisa.

There was silence as thousands of people dressed in red waited for the unmasking of a character who has dominated public discussions with a daily blizzard of shocking revelations.

“What I know is that Baba Jukwa is all of us. Go to the Internet and talk to Baba Jukwa. That is where you will find him,” said Chamisa, much to the disappointment of the capacity crowd that filled Rudhaka Stadium.

After cleverly dodging the tricky and awkward question of unmasking Baba Jukwa, Chamisa then gushed praises to the Facebook character, who has rattled Zanu PF to the core with his salacious and precise predictions.

As Chamisa signed off to introduce Tsvangirai just before 3pm, Baba Jukwa posted on his Facebook page and in his archetypal belligerent style, promising to bring more harm and disharmony in Zanu PF, which is facing probably its sternest test in elections since independence in 1980.
“Thanks young man Nelson Chamisa for recognising myself and my team’s effort to bring about a peaceful and prosperous Zimbabwe,” wrote Baba Jukwa.

“I will relentlessly continue to expose more of what is happening in my party detriment to the dreams of our people.”

Tsvangirai told his supporters that he is eyeing a landslide victory against his old rival President Robert Mugabe — whom he accused of being a trickster.
In return, Baba Jukwa promised to give the MDC leader more ideas in order to end Zanu PF’s 33-year reign.

“In the shortest period of time, I shall give a call to your leader Morgan Tsvangirai for a midnight meeting at my private craven to tell him more tactics of how to defeat my party because havasi kuterera kana tichitaura (they are not taking heed of our warnings),” he said.

“I will only be meeting Tsvangirai alone. This job needs mature people, and very soon I will meet him before the 31st elections date to brief him about some of the plots my party is planning. But bere assured victory is certain.”

Last week, Baba Jukwa carried out an online poll, where participants voted overwhelmingly for Tsvangirai.

With 223 214 followers, analysts have warned Zanu PF not to dismiss Baba Jukwa, who claims to lead a group Vapanduki (Rebels) ready to defend the popular vote.

The group’s comments and revelations have caused anxiety, disgruntlement and raised a lot of questions especially among the current political players.

Using technology, they have released acrid vitriol and caused many to land into a sea of discomfort.

The controversial pre-election frenzy, personified by Baba Jukwa, has even been discussed in the politburo, Zanu PF’s highest decision-making body outside congress.

Comments (9)

Zanu pf members are having sleepless nights in fear of Baba Jukwa. This guy is dangerous.

sjambok - 9 July 2013

Baba jukwa ndizvo mhani imi kkkk

chinja - 9 July 2013

I wonder why some people who have lived in diaspora for more than 10 years without returning to zimbabwe are appearing on the voter's roll. What on earth did they register from. That's were rigging starts.

Zvichapera Munachikunguru - 9 July 2013

Until the MDCs sort out the serious issue about the voters roll, we shall all be disappointed when the dictator wins the elections and there will be no SADC to run to

Mukanya waSvosve - 9 July 2013

Until the MDCs sort out the serious issue about the voters roll, we shall all be disappointed when the dictator wins the elections and there will be no SADC to run to

Mukanya waSvosve - 9 July 2013

Baba jukwa is bar talk, hapana zviripo, of cause the MDC T must be excited just like a drunken man after taking ZED, serious people have since discovered the ploy, look at the number of comments and the alleged admirers, kana dununu chairo rinongoona kuti this is a childish page meant for desparate loosers.

reason - 9 July 2013

Vachamama chete naBaba Jukwa,Asijiki,mwana wemupanduki.Ndatenda zvangu.Takapanduka zvamuchese.

igwe - 9 July 2013

Big up Baba Jukwa tiudzeyi zvinoitwa nemhondi idzi. Gore rino hadzilumi ndosaka muripo

Gerald mlambo - 9 July 2013

Its the Lord who ordain leaders and its Him who rejects. When Chomatama's time comes he will rule if God has permitted, oh my God...God forbid a dictator worse than Mugabe who is power hungry and is driven by the desire to accumulate riches as his aspirations the Zanu Pf officials have done. Unfortunately he has reached e best level God has permitted Him, Tsvangirai being a president NOOO TB Joshua told him and his own father pronounced told him and said he will never reign Zim, Hey go and apologise to ur fr may it may b reversed and you may live ur dream of ruling Zim.......and to u baba jukwa zimbos r nt lyk foolish Lybians and Egyptians who can go abt destroying their own prpty draging dvpment dwnwards just 4 e interests of America, iwe Tsvangirai BE AWARE AMERICA ITSUTSUKUVIRI MANGWANA INOZOKUPANDUKIRA, They don just help 4 nothing!! u r their puppet since ur resources are the strings to control unfira pasina!! MDC what u need is God's support not people's support. You were supported by 3/4 of Zimbos bt bt wat did come out with? Be patient bt i doubt if u cn make it u Tsvangison u endorse homosexuals Ah i doubt u cn make it!!!!!!!!!!!! Wake up! Baba jukwa (chatunga) leave us alone n u full of lies n gimmicks stop it!! Lets look forward n ahead.

muka MDC!!!!! - 4 September 2013

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