Chamisa pushes for talks, transitional authority in Zim

HARARE - As Zimbabwe's economy continues to deteriorate, opposition leader Nelson Chamisa cranked up the political heat on President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his ruling Zanu PF yesterday — calling for the immediate establishment of a transitional authority to stabilise the country.


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Demagogue Chamisa is doing everything possible to cause instability- inciting elected parliamentarians not to recognize and respect the presidency and govt leadership, demos that will disrupt normal business activity in Harare, using inflammatory language that is likely to incite "stupid" goons into equally stupid acts. And truly Chamisa hopes the economy goes downwards, so he maintains a support base. The power that he had hoped to gain from a favourable election result has eluded him. If Mnangagwa does not "dialog" with him, then Chamisa is irrelevant and definitely being away from the corridors of influence, then 2023 seems like a journey to Jupiter!! Mnangagwa couldn't have said it better "Vachingovukura" !!!

Will Blackman - 30 November 2018

No NGU [Transitional Authority ] TA this time.For what and why.If you have your ideas and plans that are unique that can jump up our economy try them in cities and town that are under your arms for us to see.You have in GNU before for period of five years with the key to unlock the economy as you said but you and the rival Zanu-Pf totally failed.So what is new for GNU[TA] that can be important now. Finance Minister Ncube is doing far better and so creative to the style of our underground and complex economy .HE is man of action that start with ,one, 2 cents tax for his Budget to balance, two, ghost worker flash out and tired youth officers to cut costs,three, foreign currency duty on cars and others imports to control USD out follow,four, no funding to unprofitable state companies to stop drain state funds, five, 5% cut salary at the top to save more money.Now September balanced mean what gvt expenditure equal to revenue corrected then October surplus with 29 million dollars first since 1980 that showed inflation control if continue with this stance. Hate him or like him that man is doing wonders within short period that have been failed by GNU on five years which you demanding now. So special for TA MR President. Down with GNU.Down with TA

Voice - 30 November 2018

kkk hanzi na ed nero ishiri kkk. saka apa ngwena inenge ichitaura neshiri kana vapedza ichida zvayo ngwena yodya shiri, ichingotonga!!!! the issue here guys is that were as ed is too bad as a leader, his badness is mitigated by his quietness. chamisa is equally bad but his is accelerated by his motor mouth like jonathan moyo. tiri patight unless mdc chooses someone different.

mukhovhe wa tshilidzi - 30 November 2018

Chamisa has no right whatsoever to call for a transitional authority. He lost the election top Pres Mnangagwa and should just accept the outcome. Why would ED agree to a transitional authority when he won the election. Chamisa is just seeking personal aggrandizement through being accommodated in Govt. There is no political nor legal basis for such an arrangement.

Bevan Musoko - 30 November 2018

When Mugabe stepped down from office last November, it was the ideal opportunity MDC were hoping for. Tsvangirai, Chamisa and company were hoping to be included in an inclusive government but ED had other plans. Chamisa should have advocated (sic!) for a transitional authority then. Walking into the ring blindfolded with a seasoned fighter like Zanu PF and ED was never going to work. Chamisa was ill advised that he would win the elections. ED has been consistent by not responding to Chamisa's antics. Chamisa's political and leadership immaturity is clear to everyone with sound judgement and wisdom. He is unstable, flip flops every third day and assumes he is smarter than everyone in the room (practically the opposite). THE GIFT OF GARB is not an indication of wisdom. Not all loud mouths and chatterboxes are smart. Last week Chamisa was not interested in GNU, today he is pushing for the government of national unity!!!!!!!!!! I would not trust him with my BIC pen! Unless Nelson is waking up from a coma, Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa is the President of Zimbabwe. The V11 forms and other evidence they were claiming to have never surfaced at the ConCourt. Nelson just hush up and build peace and stop throwing "jecha musadza". Zimbabwe needs nation builders not the confusion and strife you are promoting. Nelson should climb off his high horse, change your speech and behaviour maybe 2013 you could have a chance Mr. aplogiser.

Daniel 5 - 30 November 2018

Well done to the opposition leader for showing such level of statesman , the situation in Zimbabwe is now so dire that leaders have to put egos aside and concentrate on making Zimbabawe work again.We owe it to future generations to make this country work again , its us the ordinary man and women who have felt the pinch of the comatose economy , am hoping and praying our President sees this as an opportunity be to an inclusive adminstration that is people centred.

bule - 30 November 2018

I do not see the reasons to throw stones at each other here. What is needed is to put this nation forward as Zimbabweans not as zanupf or mdc. If look at what was being said by comrade ED, it was more lies than the truth. Heee we have opened shabanie mine, we have opened this and that, gentlemen we need to be serious.

Amalinze - 30 November 2018

What shocked me is that Chamisa said they do not have a problem with the Parliamentary results save for the 28 they are challenging which will not give the MDC anywhere near a majority in Parliament...So even of Chamisa was to be declared President today he would rule with an almost 2 thirds ZANU National Asssembly?????????

Wezhira - 1 December 2018

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