Mujuru ghost haunts Mugabe

HARARE - President Robert Mugabe’s continued attacks on the late liberation struggle icon, General Solomon Mujuru, are a sign of “cowardice and a terrible indictment on his leadership style”, Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) spokesperson Rugare Gumbo says.

Commenting on the nonagenarian’s untested accusations against the late Mujuru — that he wanted Mugabe out of power as early as 2008 — Gumbo said the 92-year-old should focus on his burning party and learn to “respect the dead”.

“If he (Solomon Mujuru) had done anything wrong, he should have talked to him when he was still alive.

“It shows that Mugabe was scared to confront him. “It also shows that he has nothing else to talk about. He is someone who has lost his mind.

“This is one of the most annoying things which we don’t expect to come from the head of State. What he is saying is nonsense,” Gumbo thundered.

Mujuru’s charred remains were found at his Beatrice farm, just outside Harare, in August 2011 — with his wife Joice, who is now leading ZPF — subsequently being purged from her party and government positions.

While Mugabe had previously claimed that the Mujurus wanted to have him assassinated, he told his supporters in Bindura on Friday that the real reason why Joice had been expelled from Zanu PF was because of her husband’s sins.

“Mujuru waiti vanhu havangatambudzike munyika muno nenyaya yemasanctions. Anga avekupomera ini mhosva yemasanctions achiti saka Mugabe ngaabve pachigaro, ndokufurirana naSimba Makoni kuita chiparty chavo Mavambo. Ndokufamba kumaprovince vachiti regai kuvhotera president (In 2008 Mujuru accused me of being the cause of the Western sanctions that were causing much pain to Zimbabweans, saying I must step down from power. He then connived with Simba Makoni to form Mavambo/Kusile/Dawn, going around the country and asking people not to vote for me),” Mugabe said.

But Gumbo hit back yesterday, saying the nonagenarian should focus on his crumbling party, as well as the country’s comatose economy, instead of vainly badmouthing the dead.

One of the two surviving members of Zanu PF’s liberation war council, Dare rechimurenga, Gumbo said he also fully understood why Mugabe and Zanu PF were “obsessed” with Mujuru and what was happening within ZPF.

“Mugabe is trying to look for a scapegoat for his problems and the mess that the country is in, that is his strategy.

“We should not take him seriously because at this stage, the government should offer solutions to the people who are struggling to survive and get food.

“We don’t want to talk about petty issues ... our concentration is on how we can offer solutions to the current economic crises facing Zimbabweans. We are future-oriented. If there was anything wrong that was done by Mujuru, they should have talked to her without harassing her,” Gumbo added.

Comments (11)

Could this be the answer to who ordered the General to be killed

Unboxed - 21 March 2016

Mugabe unconsciously let the cat out of the bag! If people contniue to give him more opportunities to hallucinate in his monologues, he will uinveil queite a lot. dementia yava kuita take shape...anongokaruka ataura chokwadi mudhara uyu even asina kuita plan. Manje chipedzisa ka kuti wakauraya Mujuru nekuti akakuti iwe chibva hauna batsiro kunyia , which was and remains true. you destroyed our country nehumbimbindoga!

Donato Matibili - 21 March 2016

mugabe bvumai sekuru mapera. madii mangoti varume ini pangu ndapedza 2018 yava yenyu tsvagai wamungade kuti atonge. mozorora henyu gushungo. shuwa nyika yose yochema nemi kudai? apa kufamba chaiko kwakunetsa asi mudonzvo hamudi. manje muka donha makuenda straight kuna gogo bona. hameno ndonzi mafira kureva.

wezip - 21 March 2016

mugabe bvumai sekuru mapera. madii mangoti varume ini pangu ndapedza 2018 yava yenyu tsvagai wamungade kuti atonge. mozorora henyu gushungo. shuwa nyika yose yochema nemi kudai? apa kufamba chaiko kwakunetsa asi mudonzvo hamudi. manje muka donha makuenda straight kuna gogo bona. hameno ndonzi mafira kureva.

wezip - 21 March 2016

Chinemanenji hachifambisi, by Mordecai Abenia Hamutyineyi. Zvichabuda chete one day. bit by bit rhobhati achataura zvichakatyamadza wazhinji.

SaManyika Chaiye - 21 March 2016

His attack directed against the now departed General and ultimate punishment of Joice implies that once the President also departs from this world to join his Ancestors in the unknown world ,Chatunga and his siblings should be punished for the Gukurahundi massacres that took place before all of them were even born,would that be fair?

Gen.Spinola - 21 March 2016

Mugabe has survived all his political life by murdering those who opposed or whom he perceived to be threats. From Chitepo, Tongogara,Mujuru,Ushewokunze Dzamara and many others this old man is involved. Now the the dead are fighting in their grave and Mugabe no longer has piece in his soul. We watch him and I am sure he is now mentally challenged. As Zimbabweans we will pray that whenever God decides to take this old man away from us, may he cleans the satanic ghost of this dictator. Cry the Beloved country.

Ziziharinanyanga - 21 March 2016

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Philip Mubaiwa - 22 March 2016

MUGABE IS A SPIRIT IN ANOTHER REALM OF ATMOSPHERE.IGNORE ALL THE RUBBISH

Judas - 22 March 2016

At least we have an idea who may have possibly been responsible for the General's death.

zanu yeropa - 22 March 2016

shame ndosaka Gire achizodzinyorere tutsamba kuti asekuru chigarayi pasi mataurisa nguva yareba muchapedzisira mobvotomoka hahahah hezvo vakungo tiudza mabatiro avo ikozvino vakaukwata hanzi ma opposition akuenda kuma china kuti vabvise president tozviziva kuti ndoamunoshandisa ku rigger ka zvino masangana ka mobonyana

mukanya - 25 March 2016

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