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Article posted  by: White Nation correspondent Potchefstroom   November 14    2017






ZIMBABWE  appear to be now under the military rule for the first time in 37 years. The army have been behind the ruling party since independence as most of the army generals fought during the Chimurenga liberation struggle.

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By a military coup one dictator replaced another. Robert Mugabe ousted his partner Joshua Nkomo and murdered him to gain  supreme power in Zimbabwe.Mugabe slaughtered hundreds of his opponents and made sure only his loyal subjects benefit from his rule. The same rhetoric played itself off again this past week.

They witnessed the dismissal of Teurai Ropa Nhongo Mujuru who was one of the Chimurenga cadres being humiliated like someone who did not sacrifice their blood and sweat for Zimbabwe. The previous week the noticed the inhuman sacrifice made towards another liberation cadre Dambudzo MnangagwaGeneral Chiwenga has warned the politicians that the country belongs to the war veterans who put their life on the line. He reminded the politicians that they are civilians who work for the citizens. He also asked the citizens not worry about anything but to enjoy the freedom they fought for.

Tanks spotted heading towards Zimbabwe's capital Harare

The army has refused to be silenced by the president’s wife who wanted to high-jack power with her G40 friends in Zanu PF deviating from the Zanla forces agreement before independence. The army will dismiss the govt and parliament and take control of the status quo and suspend the impending elections. That will allow Dambudzo to gather his followers and be voted back in the party thereby booting out the Mugabe family in the process. Chiwenga and others were fired and they refused to step down and now they have taken control of the country. The security branch CIO is now reporting to General Chiwenga as acting head of state. There are discussions already to bring back Joyce Mujuru as Vice to Mnangagwa alongside Tsvangirai. This will be a transitional govt appointed by the army to pave way for fresh elections giving time for Zanu PF to sort themselves out. The army has now started doing Police patrols in all cities of Zimbabwe protecting the citizens from Police.


TANKS have been seen stormzimbabwe military coup

ing towards Zimbabwe’s capital amid rumours dictator Robert Mugabe is facing a military coup. Heavily armed soldiers and military vehicles are steaming towards the capital of Harare just 24 hours after the head of the army warned he was prepared to “step in” to overthrow Mugabe.  Mugabe’s sacking of his main opponent for power, Emerson Mnangagwa, 75, has led to soaring tensions between his ruling regime and the armed forces in recent weeks. Zimbabwe’s army chief Gen Constantino Chiwenga has accused Mugabe, who has ruled Zimbabwe for 37 years, of purging his vice president in his own interests.

Constantino Chiwenga

Mugabe, the 93-year-old leader of the Zanu-PF party, is thought to favour his wife, Grace, 55, as his successor. But the army want a head-of-state with a military background and more credibility on the international stage to lead the east African country into a new era.  Now images of military vehicles – including tanks carrying troops with assault rifles – have surfaced on social media in what appears to be an attempt to dispose the president.


Military vehicles are blocking off several routes into the city, with four tanks parked around 14 miles away on the main road from Harare to Chinhoyi.  That road, on the outskirts of Harare, leads towards the barracks housing the Presidential Guard, the troops tasked with protecting Mugabe.  “There were about four tanks and they turned right here, you can see markings on the road,” one witness said.  State TV broadcaster ZBC has also been surrounded by members of the armed forces, local reports say. Zimbabwe troops are refusing to confirm whether a coup attempt against Mugabe is taking place, according to Reuters.

Since Zimbabwe became an independent nation in 1980, Mugabe, aged 93, has been the only leader it has known.  Today the president is thought to have held his weekly cabinet meeting in the capital, which witnesses say appeared calm. But on Monday, Mnangagwa issued an unprecedented threat to Mugabe’s leadership over the shock sacking of his vice president.  “The current purging, which is clearly targeting members of the party with a liberation background, must stop forthwith,” he said.  “We must remind those behind the current treacherous shenanigans that when it comes to matters of protecting our revolution, the military will not hesitate to step in.”

Mnangagwa, a veteran of Zimbabwe’s 1970s liberation wars, was popular with the military, which viewed his removal as part of a purge of independence-era figures. The leadership was widely expected to be handed to Mugabe’s wife Grace, whose rise has brought her into conflict with the independence-era war veterans.  In recent years independence-era war veterans have been increasingly banished from Mugabe’s government and inner circle.  Meanwhile, Grace has developed a strong following in the powerful youth wing of the ruling party. The head of ZANU-PF’s youth wing accused the army chief of subverting the constitution on Tuesday.  “Defending the revolution and our leader and president is an ideal we live for and if need be it is a principle we are prepared to die for,Kudzai Chipanga, who leads the ZANU-PF Youth League, said at the party’s headquarters in Harare.

The BBC is reporting that the terrorist ANC says it will not intervene to end the crisis unfolding in neighboring Zimbabwe. ANC Communist Secretary-General Gwede Mantashe told a press conference on Tuesday that the party would be concerned if “things go wrong there because it will impact on us”. “But we have no authority over them. That’s the point we are making,” he said. Zimbabwe’s ruling oppressors  on Tuesday accused the army chief of “treasonable conduct” after he challenged Robert Mugabe over the sacking of the vice president, in the latest sign of worsening instability. The question is when will the same happen in South Africa. The answer: Soon- as Africa has it’s own way of dealing with corrupt regimes.