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Musengezi Who Challenged Mnangagwa's Presidency Is NOT A Lone Wolf - Magaisa

Musengezi Who Challenged Mnangagwa's Presidency Is NOT A Lone Wolf - Magaisa

Alex Tawanda Magaisa, a former Chief of Staff in the office of the late former Prime Minister of Zimbabwe, Morgan Tsvangirai, has said the man who challenged President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s presidency is not working alone. Last week, Sybeth Musengezi approached the High Court seeking an order that nullifies Mnangagwa’s ascendancy to power in 2017 saying the party’s constitution was violated. Magaisa who is also a law lecturer in the United Kingdom says there are some people behind Musengezi. Pindula News presents Magaisa’s argument.

Having listened to Sybeth Musengezi, here are a few observations:

We were not far off at the BSR when we suggested there are several signs of trouble in House Mnangagwa. Musengezi is a smart, articulate & well-prepared chap. He has done his homework. But he’s NOT a lone wolf.

He’s a well-trained proverbial tortoise, but not even the smartest tortoise can climb to the top of the fence post on its own. Someone helps it to get up there. An application like this would have taken several meetings of well-organised people to plan & execute.

Other tortoises usually lend their name to an application & remain in the background. They have no voice, even when they are challenging individuals without state power. It’s more than bravery for Musengezi to take up such a public platform as the SABC. What is the reason?

Those behind the smart tortoise have a multi-pronged strategy which includes a media assault on Mnangagwa’s legitimacy. They know the legal route is unpredictable so they have to fight him in the court of public opinion. Ndaba Mangwana cannot survive round 1 with Musengezi!

Apart from things highlighted in the BSR, there has been a string of negative publicity around Mnangagwa, with images of him failing to connect with or being shunned by children taking the limelight. Those images come from within & they are designed to show rejection.

“Dog whistling” is when someone says something that might not be heard by everyone but is only understood by a few because it’s directed at them. In this case, the political message is: i. You’re no longer wanted; ii. Let’s have a Congress iii. You’re going to be challenged.

This is a direct response to the mainstream message that Mnangagwa must be given 5 more years. Some of his comrades clearly do not agree. They are resisting. As @NewsHawksLive revealed a few weeks ago, he is facing legitimacy challenges within his party.

But why now? One theory is that by insisting on another term, Mnangagwa is repudiating an agreement with his coup comrades. People like Chiwenga did not risk their lives in order to be permanent handmaidens. They also want power.

Another theory is that the authors of the coup realise they made a grave error & they want to undo parts of the coup. I don’t think even they foresaw the egregious looting, incompetence & selfishness of the regime. However, this theory may be too generous.

He concluded by saying the matter is an internal power struggle in ZANU PF adding that neither side has a genuine interest in the welfare of citizens.

Magaisa added that the “opposition has no bone in this and it has no business getting lured into it. If it does, it risks being used and dumped once again like in 2017.”

Some believe Musengezi is being sent by a faction reportedly being led by Vice President Contantino Chiwenga.

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11 Comments

General 7 months ago

Magaisa uyo haasi kuzvinzwa endai papeji rake monatsotsura


Foreigner 7 months ago

Please guys comment in English. Your comments are so funny. They keep me going🤗😂😂😂😂😅😅😗😀😂luv you guyz😚😅😀


Magetsi 7 months ago

Pakaipa wena. Grabbing popcorn. Chegore rini. Ari pa Twitter here Msengezi uyu tiite follow


Captain Nemo 7 months ago

ngaapinde hake mukomana


Nkululeko 7 months ago

Ini handifungi kuti ana magaisa ava Nana Jonathan moyo imhosva yavo ndofunga mhosva iri pane anovapa platform yekutaura nekuti humwe hu analyst hwacho hunenge husina ma facts kana zvodzoka zvongofanana neni ndenge ndichingofungidzirao uye munhu anoda zve Zimbabwe ngaauye ataure arimuno chero ukauraiwa tokuti urimokono hausi gwara wafira nyika yokwako kuna Arab vanoku bigger


Jb 7 months ago

Magaisa is 200% right kwete vamwewo vanoshaya zvekunyora


Davis Phiri 7 months ago

Ukaona percentage ichifura 100 then pane problem

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Beasty boy 7 months ago

Kkkk ZANU pf ma one,vana Magaisa variku analyser varikure uko,Vana Jonathan Moyo kurimwe divi uko,pamwena ne fear.Kutisimbisa ivo vakatiza.Munopenga uyai mutaure nyaya dzenyu moga pano.


Tang ku 7 months ago

Musengezi must take the bull by its horns if he fails to score the goal it will backfire and he will be a refugee so far maonero angu ndeekuti he is under heavy spotlight so rwendo rwaatanga urwu rwune rufu rwake nevamwe watchout Musengezi


R`G 7 months ago

Kuti zvigozonzi kudiiki nhai magaisa , kuti vanhu vazoti wakataurawo hre hauna kana genuine point yaukutaura kungowawata nekufungidzira ndikauyako ndinokuchaya zvekuti heki.


chibaba 7 months ago

I hope murume uyu haasi kuda kutivaraidza to relaxer torasa focus zvakaitwa pacoup gore riya.Team ngatirambe takadzvanya #Apinde hake mukomana



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