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ZANU PF Victory In Epworth: Freeman Chari Says Ultimate Goal Is 2023

ZANU PF Victory In Epworth: Freeman Chari Says Ultimate Goal Is 2023

Freeman Chari, a US-based Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) activist, has said ZANU PF is interested in winning Epworth as it will possibly give it 3 constituencies in the 2023 elections through gerrymandering. He speaks as the ruling party won the Epworth constituency in the 26 March 2022 by-elections.

Responding to Hopewell’s Chin’ono who argued that ZANU PF rigged the election with the help of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) by removing voters’ names from their polling stations, Chari said:

We explained this. I had a long call with Prez (CCC president Nelson Chamisa) talking specifically about Epworth last week. This was expected but what people are failing to grasp is why they targeted Epworth, Goromonzi, Harare South, Zvimba. I am going to explain this for the last time. It’s all abt 2023.

Epworth has wards 1-7 and a registered population of 71 000. In the 2023 delimitation, this one constituency is going to be 3 constituencies. Current Ward 1 and 3 are opposition strongholds. ZANU has inroads in ward 4,5,7. Chamisa won all wards but with varying margins

What @ZECzim did was mistakenly release a gerrymandered Voters’ Roll. They are recreating boundaries to favor ZANU in 2023. The goal is to split Epworth in a way that in 2023, ZANU will win 2 of the 3 constituencies. This applies to the other constituencies I mentioned

I believe Harare will have 12 more constituencies in 2023. Most will be in the constituencies I mentioned. This gerrymandering is also happening in other constituencies where ZANU thinks stands a chance. We will analyze more but as far as I can tell, this is where we are headed

This plan has been in play since the failure of Murambatsvina. Initially, they wanted to scatter urbanites back to rural areas. When that failed they started parcelling these peri-urban areas. In 2013 Epworth had had 35703 voters. They doubled these voters now.

The people that failed to vote yesterday are generally people that were moved in this gerrymandered VR. Let’s keep paying attention to Epworth. The next candidate should know where and how to campaign.

Again you will ask Why Epworth? ZANU is set to lose more constituencies in the 2023 delimitation. For Example, Gutu is probably going to be 3 constituencies instead of 5. Zaka is likely 3 instead of 4, Wedza, Chikomba, Mberengwa, Chiredzi are all ZANU constituencies at risk

If ZANU loses these constituencies, it has to pick them up somewhere. New constituencies will be more in urban centres but Matabeleland is also going to lose a number of them. So, in as much as people are interested in the NOW, please pay attention to the 2023.

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7 Comments

Terminator 2 😎 1 month ago

Thank you @Maravaza for the insight but I have a question how come we are voting for Zanupf here in Bulawayo I need an honest answer there.


𝗠𝗮𝗿𝗮𝘃𝗮𝘇𝗮 1 month ago

𝗘𝗽𝘄𝗼𝗿𝘁𝗵 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗧𝘀𝗵𝗼𝗹𝗼𝘁𝘀𝗵𝗼 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗷𝘂𝘀𝘁 𝗮 𝘆𝗲𝗮𝗿 𝗰𝗹𝗼𝘀𝗲𝗿 𝘁𝗼 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗖𝗖𝗖, 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗺𝗲𝗮𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗺𝗲 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗷𝘂𝘀𝘁 𝘁𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘄𝗮𝘁𝗲𝗿𝘀. 𝗜𝗻 𝗧𝘀𝗵𝗼𝗹𝗼𝘁𝘀𝗵𝗼 𝘄𝗲 𝗷𝘂𝘀𝘁 𝘄𝗮𝗻𝘁 𝘁𝗼 𝘀𝗲𝗲 𝗭𝗮𝗻𝘂 𝗽𝗳 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗽𝗹𝗲𝘁𝗲 𝗶𝘁𝘀 𝗮𝗯𝗮𝗻𝗱𝗼𝗻𝗲𝗱 𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗱𝗶𝘂𝗺 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝗷𝗲𝗰𝘁 𝗹𝗲𝗳𝘁 𝗯𝗲𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗱 𝗯𝘆 𝗝𝗼𝗻𝗮𝘁𝗵𝗮𝗻....𝗶𝗳 𝗻𝗼𝘁 𝘇𝗶𝘆𝗮𝗯𝘂𝘆𝗲𝗹𝗮 𝗲𝗺𝗮𝘀𝗶𝘀𝘄𝗲𝗻𝗶...𝗜 𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝗳𝗲𝗲𝗹 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗮𝘂𝗿𝗮 𝗼𝗳 𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗴𝗺𝗮 𝗮𝘀𝘀𝗼𝗰𝗶𝗮𝘁𝗲𝗱 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗭𝗮𝗻𝘂 𝗴𝗲𝗻𝗼𝗰𝗶𝗱𝗲 𝗮𝗺𝗼𝗻𝗴𝘀𝘁 𝗜𝘇𝗶𝗾𝗵𝗼𝗹𝗼 𝘇𝗲𝘇𝗵𝘄𝗮𝗻𝗲.


Pidigu Dhii 1 month ago

well said .The Delimitation process is the Trojan horse delivered during the forthcoming census...Pachedu beware!


DEMOCRATIC MOVEMENT 1 month ago

This guy is making a lot of sense though.There is something about Epwoerth


dispenser 1 month ago

We don't want mwonzora and his ZANU.Now you talk of working together with CCC ,**** you Why not ZANU ,if anything of that nature happen ndinomamira kana mutara vanhu veseverse vakatarira


G 1 month ago

Yowe....zanu ma1


Blabber 1 month ago

Idziwo dzikuzvichekera cake panonaka dzega idzi😂😂 chadzo kuda kungoti zviziikanwe kuti dzotaura naChamisa😂



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