'Mujuru imported Nigerian n'angas'

HARARE - In yet another underhanded swipe at ousted former Vice President Joice Mujuru, President Robert Mugabe yesterday claimed that the popular liberation war heroine was so desperate to topple and succeed him to the extent that she even consulted Nigerian “n’angas” (witch doctors).

Addressing the gathering at his lavish birthday party in Victoria Falls yesterday, Mugabe also claimed that he had known for a long time about Mujuru’s alleged plot to oust him from power, going on to talk at great length about the beleaguered ex-VP’s alleged hiring of Nigerian n'angas to achieve her mission.

Repeated attempts by the Daily News on Sunday last night to get comment from Mujuru on the sensational claims were unsuccessful.

Mugabe said his former deputy had a two-pronged strategy to grab power from him, which allegedly included “shooting" him.

Describing the alleged plot as “foolish”, the nonagenarian said he was flabbergasted that a war veteran like Mujuru could dabble in witchcraft.

“We managed to get information about what they were doing. Mujuru, a liberation war comrade who sinks so low to the extent of hiring the services of two Nigerians saying they were experts. Yes experts in stealing from the foolish like you.”

“She even hired some Nigerian n’angas, who ordered her to get 10 chickens and each was named after all of us who were believed to be against them. All the chickens were slaughtered in belief that all of us including Amai Mugabe and [Vice President] Mnangagwa will not live up to this day, “ claimed Mugabe. The Zimbabwean leader added the sangomas also made Mujuru remove her clothes as part of rituals to topple him.

In December, Mugabe told his party’s central committee at the Zanu PF headquarters that Mujuru had even asked members of the Johane Marange Apostolic sect to pray for her ascendancy to the helm of the ruling party.

Mugabe also claimed yesterday that one of Mujuru’s main allies in the failed plot had been former Presidential Affairs minister Didymus Mutasa.

“They went with the likes of (Ray) Kaukonde to get advice from witch-doctors where they were told to bring nyungururwi mbiri (two water insects) with different colours which they would name Mugabe and

Mujuru,” he said, adding that the insects had been put in a clay pot full of water.

The insects, Mugabe claimed, were made “to fight against each other and if the one given my name loses the fight, then it would mean that she ascends to power”.

“But what I did not understand is what would happen if mine were to win like what has since happened,” he said.

In a long and rumbling speech, Mugabe said his ex-deputy even followed him when he visited apostolic sects in the country, ostensibly to educate them on the need to send their children to school, but in reality doing so with ulterior motives.

Mugabe said he recalled an incident when he had been invited to officially open a school that the Johane Marange church had built, but Mujuru had insisted that she wanted to open the school herself.

“When they called me to officially open the school, my colleague (Mujuru) insisted on doing it herself saying she wanted the men of God to pray for her because she thought she would be given power.

“Asi shoko ravatumwa raiti aiwa, hazviite kana wakasarudzwa achiripo (the word of the prophets said this was not possible as Mugabe, who had been chosen by God, was still in power).

“Isu pashoko redu tinoti akasarudzwa uyu akatosarudzwa naMwari (the men of God said it was not possible as long as Mugabe, the chosen one, was still alive). They told her that only when God finally takes me will they pray for someone else),” Mugabe claimed bizarrely.

Mugabe also revealed that he had managed to get more information on the plot from his wife Grace, whom he colourfully describes as “explosive as a dynamite.”

The Zanu PF leader said he had wanted to keep some of the information about the chaos in the party under wraps but his wife had moved quickly to divulge everything.

Comments (7)

Robert Mugabe is now mentally deranged.

Edzai - 2 March 2015

"popular liberation war heroine " oh give over. Daily News whatever happend to telling it as it is?

Galore 123 - 2 March 2015

"Describing the alleged plot as “foolish”, the nonagenarian said he was flabbergasted that a war veteran like Mujuru could dabble in witchcraft" Kettle calling the pot black. All these zanu comrades used to worship Mbuya Nehanda and they credit her as giving them the victory.

Galore 123 - 2 March 2015

Mugabe ava kutwanya uyu! kupedza nguva chaiyo! kutoti tina president...munhu anotaura zvake ngano uyu nenyambo achitti ari kutaura zvine mmusoro. dzasangana. dzamhanya sango big time!

Donato Matibili - 2 March 2015

Mugabe is out of his mind and a champion of falsehoods. Joice Mujuru is a devote Christian of the Salvation Army.

Ed - 2 March 2015

"Just a few years ago , who can forget the ROTINA led zanu pf people fiasco at Chinhoyi. Mutasa "minister of security then" and company were bare feet. Mugabe government ikabuditsa mari and paid ROTINA plus a house. Its sad another Gammatox member has been caught in these sangoma dramas. Personally I would believe there is an element of truth and my biggest fear is these nigerians boys could have molested or done the worse on mujuru. That is why this country do not need mugabe and the mujurus to solve the economic woes. Zanu pf under Mugabe is a criminal Mafia Clan.All the dirty and good deeds by all members are known and recorded. Its a matter of taking someone's file from the shelve and expose it. Grace and Mugabe's files will be out in future too.

X-MAN IV - 2 March 2015

Even somebody consulted n'angas to drive away the spirit of Tongogara that was haunting him.So dont throw stones

matibili - 3 March 2015

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