Defiant Mugabe plans pay back for successor *Says, I’ll never be at peace with him

By Editor on 12/03/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 233


Mugabe

Indications emerging from Zimbabwe, suggests that a defiant, Robert Mugabe, 94, may be planning to cut his pound of flesh from President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who ousted him via a military operation, in November, last year.

Reports say that the former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe, expressed his bitterness over the "way he was toppled," saying he had been dragged through the mud, reason he has foreclosed any kind of talks with Mnangagwa, towards finding a solution to a rift said to be "escalating". 

Mugabe, who is believed to still hold a lot of influence in the political structure of the country, is said to be waiting for the forthcoming election in the country to pay back Mnangagwa, for stabbing him at the back.

According to the privately-owned Standard Newspaper, Mugabe vowed that he would never negotiate with Mnangagwa to find "common ground".

Mugabe's 37-year rule came to an end on November 15 following a military operation, which some praised as a "bloodless correction".

The nonagenarian was in the news recently, with reports saying that he was backing a new party called the National Patriotic Front (NPF), led by former cabinet minister, Ambose Mutinhiri.

Mutinhiri, a veteran of the 1970s war against white minority rule, met Mugabe a few weeks ago before announcing he had formed the new political outfit.

The Standard quoted Mutinhiri over the weekend as saying it that he did not see Mugabe and Mnangagwa "smoking the peace pipe" together.

Mutinhiri reportedly cited Mugabe as saying: "ED (Mnangagwa) thinks I am an idiot.

"How does he think I believe their claim that they are about upholding the legacy of the president, my legacy, when I’m down because of them and when they have been dragging me in the mud?

"People, especially in Zanu-PF, want honest holders of the legacy of the president and they condemn hypocrisy, they condemn military brutality against the people.

"ED says he wants me to endorse him, what will I be endorsing? Hypocrisy? Brutality against the people?

This came as the privately-owned Daily Newspaper, said over the weekend that a former minister in Mugabe’s government had persuaded the veteran politician to meet with Mnangagwa in a bid to settle issues.

 


Mnangagwa

The deal, the report said, involved bringing Mugabe as a ruling party "elder" to back Mnangagwa.

"The deal involves Mugabe settling into the rhythm of private life as a hero of the revolution and father of his country, and embracing the Mnangagwa administration and coming to terms with it as well as giving it stability and direction when asked," the report said.

 

 

 

Source News24

Posted on March, 12 2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


You may also like...
Lulu set for greater exploits after bagging excellent...

Trump appoints first two female 'enemies' into his...

Massive stampede in Angolan stadium *17 killed, hundreds...

Coup: Protesters shut down Ouagadougou after President Compaore...

BREAKING: Zenith bank, two others take over Etisalat...

Fire engulfs Balogun market, many feared dead

Decision day for United States as Clinton, Trump...

War in Boko Haram camp: Shekau executes group’s...

TRAGEDY: Obiano's aide dies mysteriously in his room...
Latest News BREAKING: 40years after, Charly Boy finally weds wife, Lady D in church *Rides home on keke BREAKING: Tragedy in Lagos, as container crushes two cars Jesus fires City back to the top with a brace *Earns Guadiola's praise BREAKING: Anambra State FRSC commander, dies in auto crash Lagos gridlock: We forgo baths, good food for days, at the mercy of touts – truck drivers Two fighting: Akwa Ibom first ladies in airport brawl During Aisha Buhari's reception Obi’s debate performance, reason PDP should return to power – Tambuwal Atiku alarmed Buhari ignored Metele soldiers' burial *Belittling such fallen heroes a shame 51 Jewish worshippers docked, remanded in Umuahia prison for terrorism Linda wanted to trap Jeremi with pregnancy *Begged to be saved from shame

 

Most Read BREAKING: Atiku defects to APGA *Picks ticket for 2019 presidency *Runs with Soludo (55,701 views) BREAKING: Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar clinch final Ballon d'Or shortlist, Suarez snubbed (37,641 views) You must release Kanu, give us justice or we keep bombing – Gen. Ben (25,386 views) Seven 'killer' SARS officers arrested in Anambra for murder (22,940 views) I must redeem Ndigbo or die trying – Nwodo *We're quite uncomfortable in Nigeria (21,545 views) Biafra: I’ll lead negotiation with agitators – Okorie *Warns against force (14,596 views) Okorie to Buhari: Your gvt can’t be killing Ndigbo and offering B’Haram amnesty (14,100 views) BREAKING: Upset, as Ugwuanyi appoints Queen of 419 into cabinet (13,153 views) BREAKING: Again DSS shuns court order, hedges on Kanu's release (13,030 views) Catholic bishops to Mbaka: Your prophesies could be brain wave (11,712 views)

 

News Appointments (194) Business (291) Crime (835) Economy (511) Education (190) Entertainment (139) Fashion and Style (33) General (359) Health (388) Inside Africa (265) Interviews (17) National (931) Politics (2818) Press Releases (3) Religion (171) Security (1348) Sports (2262) Technology (25) World News (484)

 

CBN banner advert

Chelsea Outdoor

Veleta banner

FRSC Officials vs Woman Driver on highway

 

 

Newsletters Subscribe to Whirl Wind News newsletters today and get breaking news and updates delivered to your mailbox!

Sign up

 

Advertisement