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President Mnangagwa Told To Appoint 2nd VP "Now"

President Mnangagwa Told To Appoint 2nd VP

Opposition MDC Alliance’s legislator for Magwegwe, Bulawayo, Anele Ndebele, has called upon President Emmerson Mnangagwa to appoint a second vice president.

The post was left vacant after former Vice-President Kembo Mohadi resigned last year following a sex scandal.

The post of the second VP was created following the 1987 Unity Accord between ZANU-PF and the former PF ZANU party then led by the late Vice-President Joshua Nkomo.

Since then the country has had two VPs, but former Vice-President Joice Mujuru served alone from 2009 to 2014 following the death of Joseph Msika from the former PF ZAPU side.

In the National Assembly yesterday, Anele Ndebele said:

It is my duty as a representative of my people to make this demand … It is ironic that the independence celebrations were held in Bulawayo, but we the people of Matabeleland feel and bemoan the effects of exclusionary politics.

In the politics of our country, the Presidium is a very powerful body in matters of national unity and devolution and decentralisation. The appointment of a second VP is needed now more than ever because our society is highly polarised.

Meanwhile, in an unrelated matter, Harare East MP Tendai Biti (Citizens Coalition for Change) demanded that Foreign Affairs minister Frederick Shava should issue a ministerial statement in Parliament to explain how Zimbabwe harboured a Rwandan national, Protais Mpiranya who was wanted for his alleged involvement in the Rwanda genocide. Biti said:

We kindly ask the Minister of Foreign Affairs to come to this House to explain how he was killed, why he was using a false identity, and why he was buried in Zimbabwe.

A United Nations forensic investigations team proved that Mpiranya, who was accused of participating in the 1994 genocide in which almost a million Tutsis and moderate Hutus were killed, died in Harare in 2006, after being sheltered in the country for four years.

More: Pindula News; Bulawayo24


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11 Comments

dispenser 1 month ago

it's pointless bcz next yr is around e corner ,CCC e people 's party is next gvt .


Chimboti Pizza 1 month ago

Ngavasiye zvavo pasina second VP coz kumuisa kungowedzera matsotsi muhurumende


Machiavelli 1 month ago

Don't worry, bootlicking contest still on. Winner will be announced after the Congress.

Meanwhile all contesting clowns are busy polishing up their acts


Munhu 1 month ago

Chiororo zanu chenzara


Asalif 1 month ago

I'm dreaming on Ndebele amry commender retiring and taking that post because at the present moment who qualifies for the post


Mujibha 1 month ago

Kutonga kusvika vati eke. Muchadzokera kumisha kunochera mbeva. Zanu chiororo


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Chamhamha 1 month ago

The Three clowns 🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡musandipikise


Salazar 1 month ago

Is it a custom or etiquette for Zim prezos to sit tight like they are sharing the seat with a multitude His ekserenzi looks like he is being squashed while Uncle Bob usually sat on the edge like he was being pushed off by his countless victims whom he rendered inanimate


John Paradza 1 month ago

Famba navo Biti. Vote for CCC. VOTE For Chamisa


Asalif 1 month ago

Ichooo charira chichibva neMatebeleland let's predict who might be the VP


JonsoMusorobhangu 1 month ago

Simon Khaya Moyo


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