Mliswa, Chamisa blast Zanu PF

HARARE - Zimbabwe's impoverished youths, whose job prospects have dimmed with the continuing economic meltdown, have been rallied to confront President Robert Mugabe and his Zanu PF government.

Leading the calls for taking action against Mugabe are expelled former Mashonaland West chairman Temba Mliswa and MDC Kuwadzana East MP, Nelson Chamisa, who accuse them of being clueless.

“As the young generation we must stop this madness, we must enjoy our time and I think it’s high time for us to come out and defend our country,” Mliswa told the Daily News.

“ZimAsset (Zanu PF’s economic blueprint) has totally failed. The ministers who must advise the president are lying to him. They do not have a solution to solve the country’s problems. The president is the CEO of the country and he has failed us especially the young.”

Mliswa was expelled from Zanu PF for allegedly working with former Vice President Joice Mujuru and her allies who included ex-Zanu PF secretary for administration Didymus Mutasa, for plotting against Mugabe.

The firebrand fitness trainer lost his Hurungwe West parliamentary seat in June following a wave of violence and intimidation against his supporters by Zanu PF.

He is currently challenging his loss in the courts.

Mliswa’s criticism of Mugabe is based on the government and party’s failure to create 2, 2 million jobs it promised in its ambitious 2013 election manifesto.

Since its victory in 2013, hundreds of companies have closed down throwing thousands of workers into the wilderness.

Chamisa weighed in saying the country must now make a hard choice of either remaining under “Zanu PF and suffer or break the chains and be free”.

“The choice we face is between the past and the future, bad and good, failure or success. If we don’t choose a decision will be made for us,” said Chamisa.

“Either we decide or they decide. We dare decide and choose to determine our destiny. We have the power to make a difference and that power is right in our hands. I am more persuaded now, than ever before on the imperator to act and act decisively.

“For the past few days, I have been with kith and kin in the villages of Gutu district in Masvingo, my rural home, making the rounds attending to social and family chores.

“There is a combustible mix of hunger and anger. There seems to be a drought of food and good. There is a shortage of both leadership and love from government.”

Mugabe’s government is struggling to pay its workers in face of dwindling revenue exacerbated by company closures and job losses.

Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa announced in his Mid-Term Fiscal statement that he is seeking to reduce the wage bill by half but, coming short of mentioning civil servants’ job cuts.

Official sources, however, have ruled out job cuts insisting that most of the money is gobbled by ghost workers who appear on government’s payroll which is being cleaned following an audit which exposed the scam.

Comments (4)

Morgan is quite , he is preoccupied with women and things that are not essential for the development of the country put the ZANU PF government to task , make noise about the promises of ZANU PF ... write articles in the media about the abuse of power , offices , human rights and so on being perpetrated by these ZANOIDS demand the 2 million jobs bring that to the mind of all Zimbos and you will win the next election prove to the electorate that ZANU PF has no clue to get the country forward

Shelz - 17 August 2015

Morgan is More.

Big Meech Larry Hoover - 17 August 2015

Morgan is More.

Big Meech Larry Hoover - 17 August 2015

Morgan is more....Chamatama power. He is 1million times better tha Zanu and Mugabe

Gaga - 17 August 2015

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